Advisicon Presents at the PMI Congress in Dallas


Advisicon will be presenting at the 2011 PMI Congress.

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Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center
Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas, USA

Introduction to a Project Portfolio Management Maturity Model

11:1512:30 CT: Doc Dochtermann, Lynn Jesus (contributor)

Scheduling is often seen as the beginning, and almost the finest deliverable, of PM practices within an organization. But scheduling is not, and definitely should not, be a finite practice. As organizations begin to mature and develop deeper and broader PM practices into a more EPM framework, scheduling must mature as well. This presentation will address the growth of scheduling within a maturing organization through alignment within a PPM maturity model. The history of EPM is reviewed, as well as current EPM application within an organization, and the scalability of the PPM maturity model and its effects on organizational growth and expansion of PM practices.

Get in Sync with Project & SharePoint

4:155:30 CT: Cindy Lewis

This session will discuss project management maturity levels/goals in portfolio management and recommend a software selection for each level. There will be a demonstration that illustrates the advantages of SharePoint 2010 and how it can be integrated with Project Professional and Project Server 2010.

In this presentation, you will review and discuss the benefits of portfolio management and how the project management office can be involved in the project management maturity level of the organization. You will learn about the features and capabilities of SharePoint 2010. You will learn about the integration of Project Professional 2010 with SharePoint 2010 and you will see the portfolio and business intelligence advantages of using Project Server 2010 with SharePoint 2010. By the end of the presentation you will have a better understanding of the combinations of technologies that are recommended for various maturity levels in an organization and will be able to tie this information back to your organization.

About the Speakers

Doc is a Vice President with Advisicon, Inc. He has over 30 years of experience working for large organizations including IBM, Oracle, Microsoft, Kellogg’s, the State of California Department of Child Support Services, MCI, the IIL, and the 1988 Winter Olympics Organizing Committee. Doc is a certified Project Manager and a Scheduling Professional with the PMI, a certified Information Security Specialist with the ISSA, and a MCITP. Doc is currently manages Publicity & Marketing for the Scheduling Community of Practice (formerly known as the PMI College of Scheduling), and is a founding member of the Technology Member Advisory Group, for PMI Global.

Cindy is a Senior Project Advisor at Advisicon, Inc. She brings 17 years of experience in training and managing large projects. As a professional project manager, Cindy has focused her career on Information Technology projects specializing in company-wide system implementations spanning industries such as financial, manufacturing, medical, education and high tech. Cindy has in-depth expertise in lifecycle management, organizational project/portfolio process development and management, and customized curriculum development and execution.

Lynn has developed curriculum and taught project management best practices and certificaiton exam prep for the CAPM and PMP. She delivers high quality customer-focused business solutions based upon project management and collaboration methodologies and technologies.

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