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PMP, Resident Engineer, Due Diligence,Design Supervisor 20 years plus of experience, world wide practice and difficult conditions. Proactive, owner attitude


Projects exist to create value. They are a means to an end, not an end in themselves. However, the means by which value is created by projects are often complex, risky, highly specialized, and often idiosyncratic--especially when human beings are involved in the process! So what works for one project may not necessarily work for another one. But finding the right project solution to a business problem is what makes project management such a necessary and satisfying challenge for me.

James Terry is New York City-based technology consultant and delivery practice leader with 20 years’ experience of successfully managing large, complex business technology projects to fruition. He has provided IT strategy and thought leadership to corporate clients in a number of business sectors. James has written whitepapers on strategies and best practices for creating more effective and efficient project management practices. He can be reached at

Connect with me on Linked In: ~ Follow me on Twitter: @califgirl232 Listen. Empower. Adapt. Dream. ….. LEAD Leadership Philosophy: “Influence others, build consensus, and be persistent to achieve success!

Innovative Federal government professional specializing in IT policy; data science; strategic management; change management; policy analysis; training and development; and project management. Presidential Management Fellow (1997 to 1999). Experienced leader in professional and volunteer organizations. Excellent investigative, analytical, qualitative/quantitative research and communication skills. Strong strategic thinker in public policy and information technology. Skilled at creating new work processes and managing complex projects. Highly-accomplished university instructor, presenter, and trainer. Excels at planning and leading professional events, seminars, workshops, and conferences. Skilled application developer with a specialty in open-source software and databases.

I run The Otobos Group, a communications consultancy specializing in project management. I write The Money Files blog which looks at all aspects of project finances, and A Girl's Guide to Project Management. Find me on Google+.





"In the real world, the right thing never happens in the right place and the right time. It is the job of journalists and historians to make it appear that it has."

- Mark Twain