One of the biggest public works projects in the United States right now has some major problems. It’s a more than $3 billion effort in Seattle, Washington to replace the Alaskan Way Viaduct, an ...
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The Government Community in collaboration with the International Development Community are pleased to present a joint webinar for our subscribers on Agile Methodology applied for Government Projects: A Case Study from from the State of Minas Gerais Brazil.
Social Media Government Case Study: OPSpedia -- Using Agile to deliver a professional networking platform for Ontario government employees. Learn about this innovative initiative in the Ontario Public Services to establish a tool for employee collaboration and professional networking and information exchange. As well, learn how Agile stacks up against Waterfall as a methodology in delivering this platform which grew from humble roots to becoming the enterprise standard for the Ontario Public Services organization of 65,000 employees.
Starting with an explanation of what it means to be Agile, we'll then move through an overview of the specific Agile practice of Scrum, we will explore how working in a government contract environment is different from other forms of work and how, if at all, Agile practices can be applied. Some of these differences we'll discuss include documentation expectations, projects that are not restricted to software development, and Earned Value Management. We'll also review some of the developments in government agencies leaning towards agile practices, and reserve time for question.
Sao Paulo, Brazil, is a city of many faces, with impressive contrasts in its central area, where the most of its infrastructure-related services are concentrated in the central area, the richest one.
In his presentation, Dennis will address the following questions: Why are Government Project Management Offices (PMOs) needed ? Why is Project Business Management (PBM) the right sustainability solution? How is a sustainable PBMO created? What are the values and benefits of a PBMO?
Our speaker (Dr. Gregory Richards) will present to you his latest research on Workforce Analytics applied to Project Management in Government.Managing the HR element in projects adds the complexity of continual “on-boarding” and “off-boarding” of project staff. On the other hand, performance information is often more readily available than in non-project environments as a result of the discipline imposed by milestone management. The session will examine application of “Big Data” techniques to the project HR environment. Recruitment: leverage historical data to create profiles of well-performing project resources. Managing performance: objectively identify the most efficient producers & identify ways of moving the entire team to the “efficient frontier.” Prediction: forecast likely attrition based on “nearest-neighbour” techniques.
This Webinar will discuss the challenges that the project management practice is facing while setting up and implementing PMO in the government sector of Saudi Arabia. The webinar will explain those challenges from the experience and view of several OPM3 assessments.
Do project managers take project sponsors very seriously? Do project sponsors take project managers very seriously? The topic of Project Sponsors and Project Manager relationships (or PS2PM) has been discussed probably as long as sponsors have been formally recognized in the late 1980’s.