Project Management

Speaking the Same Language

Craig Schuster, PMP

For global organizations with diverse workforces and clients, maintaining a consistent level of project management excellence requires a permanent commitment to training. IT infrastructure provider EMC teamed with PMI to launch a talent development program for its project managers.

As a leading developer and provider of information infrastructure technology and solutions, EMC helps organizations transform the way they compete in the marketplace by employing a critical philosophy: second only to its people, information is an organization's most important asset.   

People, though, are an organization’s number-one investment, which is the tenet that EMC lives by within its own organization. In order to help its clients design, build and manage flexible, scalable and secure information infrastructures, EMC’s project managers, team members and other employees must operate as a well-oiled machine: synchronized, systemized and speaking the same language, regardless of where on the globe they’re located.

And EMC knows a thing or two about coordinating project teams across the globe. Its 40,000 employees — 40 percent of whom work outside the U.S. — work with organizations around the world, in every industry, in the public and private sectors, and of every size, from startups to the Fortune Global 500. Maintaining a …


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