Update: The event has sold out as of Saturday, February 20.
Coming at the end of this month, I’ll be presenting SharePoint for Project Management to the Austin PMI. Here are the details as of this moment (I’ll update any changes if they occur):
Event: PMO Local Interest Group (LIG) Meeting
Date: Wednesday, February 24, 2010
Time: 11:15 AM – 1:00 PM
Location: Texas Association of School Boards,
12007 Research Blvd,
Walker-Davis Conference Center
Speakers: Jim Adcock and Chris Morgan
Title: SharePoint – Leveraging its Features and Obtaining Enterprise Adoption
Description: Have you wondered at all buzz regarding SharePoint and Project Management? Well, come join us for a demonstration of the most touted features for project managers and teams, along with real world implementation guidance.
Demos and Discussion
– Reporting and Project Communication – Leveraging SharePoint to implement your communications plan
– Team Collaboration – Document libraries and team workspaces
– Project Tracking and Change Control – Using workflows with task lists and document libraries
– Repeatability with Templates – Setting up your first SharePoint project site isn’t difficult, and the second site is even easier!
Real World Implementation
– SharePoint Adoption: key success factors
– Understanding why tools like SharePoint go underused
– Understanding people’s resistance to change
– An Enterprise-wide Roll-out success story
About the Speakers: Jim Adcock has been using SharePoint since 2004, starting by training project managers to utilize SharePoint as a document management tool in his role as the technical lead for the IBM Solutions Enablement PMO for two years. He has also utilized SharePoint as a process management tool and to create de-siloed information repositories. Jim has been very active in local SharePoint communities and activities for the last year, and is a past member of Austin PMI with project management experience.
Chris Morgan is founder and CEO of Blue Bicycle Software, LLC, creator of an on-demand solution that speeds up the planning and execution of planned IT outages. Chris previously served as PMO Communications Specialist at Temple-Inland for three years, where her role was to communicate, and create, simplify and support PMO processes and tools throughout the company. She is a PMP, a Certified ScrumMaster, and has a Certificate in Process Management and an MBA, both from Texas.
Sign in & Networking 11:15 AM – 11:30 AM
Meeting & Workshop 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Meeting and Lunch (PMI member): $12
Meeting and Lunch (non-PMI member): $15
Meeting only (PMI member or non-member) $5
Please register online at TBA or at www.austinpmi.org.
RSVP and Payment Deadline: Monday, February 22, midnight.
PDU Credits: 1.5
About PMO LIG: The PMO LIG is a component of the PMI Austin Chapter and works in conjunction with the local chapter to provide additional opportunities for focused discussions on the topic of PMOs and Portfolio Management. The LIG also benefits from an association with PMI’s Program Management Office Specific Interest Group (PMO SIG). For more information, visit http://www.austinpmi.org/pmo-lig-meeting.php and http://www.pmosig.org.
For map and directions to TASB: http://www.tasb.org/overview/contacts/map.aspx.