Project Management

PM Point of View #73. Productivity

By PMI Washington, DC Chapter, Alan Zucker, Sarah Hoban, and Colin D. Ellis
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According to research and reports such as the Chaos report, the success rate for projects is far from great. Despite all the methods, tools and lessons learned, we seem to be in a holding pattern vis-a-vis increasing the success rate. This episode of PM Point of View® tackles this issue, with some specific approaches and techniques that can help Project Managers get more bang for their project, and increase productivity. 

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About the Speakers

Colin D. Ellis

Colin D Ellis is an award-winning project management speaker and author and helps organisations around the world build delivery cultures that everyone wants to be part of. He has written three best-selling project management books (including his latest one The Project Book ) and speaks with energy, passion, humour and honesty about the challenges that organisations face in creating project leaders and the cultures required to deliver successfully every time.

Sarah Hoban

Sarah Hoban is a PMP-certified project/program manager and strategy consultant with ten years of experience directing complex multi-million dollar projects and leading teams. Her career is dedicated to incorporating project management techniques to improve organizational business processes. She is the author of a blog and podcast , The Stealthy Project Manager, focused on project management and productivity.

Alan Zucker

Alan Zucker has over 25-years of experience managing projects and project execution organizations in Fortune 100 companies.  His agile experience predates the Agile Manifesto, and he played a leadership role in the Agile-DevOps transformation of a large financial services enterprise.

Currently, Alan is an instructor and consultant, sharing his project management and agile experience.  He developed the agile professional development programs at George Mason University and the Northern Virginia Community College. 

Alan is one of the first PMI members to be certified as a Discipline Agile Instructor and Coach.  He also holds advanced agile certifications from Scrum Alliance and the Scaled Agile Institute (SAFe). 

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