PMI Energy Corridor: "Managing Waterfall and Agile (Wagile) Projects in Microsoft Project Online"

    July 11, 2018
    4:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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    Microsoft Technology Center
    750 Town and Country Blvd., Suite 1000 - 10th Floor
    Houston, TX 77024
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    PMI Energy Corridor Meeting

    Pre-Dinner Meeting: “Synergies Between Project Management and Service Management”
    Anthony Orr
     

    For more than thirty years, Anthony Orr has worked in various IT strategy, managerial, consulting, executive advisory, marketing, and technical positions helping organizations in over 50 countries achieve their service management goals. He currently works at DXC Technologies as a Principal ITSM Executive Advisor. He also works as an IT industry investment advisor for corporations, investment firms, and non-profits.  He is the VP of Special Events for Houston HDI. Anthony is an IT Thought leader,  an author of the ITIL v3 2011 publications and the ITIL MALC exam book, as well as a Sr. Examiner for the ITIL v2, v3, and Cyber-Resilience certification examinations. He has published numerous blogs, podcasts, videos, booklets, webinars, white papers and other articles on various subjects such as ITSM, ITIL, DevOps, Project Management, etc. Having lectured at universities around the world, Anthony is also a frequent speaker at ITSM local and global industry events.

    Topic Description: “Synergies Between Project Management and Service Management”
    This Session Qualifies for:
    Strategic    
         
    Dinner Meeting: "Managing Waterfall and Agile (Wagile) Projects in Microsoft Project Online"

    Tom Henry
    Projility
    Tom along with his team of expert consultants; implements, supports and trains organizations of all sizes and industries (including central and local government) on Project and Portfolio Management solutions leveraging the Microsoft software stack. Tom has in-depth knowledge of Microsoft’s O365 platform and cloud-based solutions such as Project Online. Tom received his BSc in Comput­er Science from Bournemouth University in the United Kingdom and holds multiple Microsoft product certifications.  As an account executive at Projility Tom is an expert at aligning PPM solutions to meet the needs of his clients. 
    Topic Description:  

    Build a Waterfall, Agile, and 'Wagile' Project Schedule in Microsoft Project Professional

    • Building multi-methodology and hybrid schedules
    • Managing Agile projects in Project versus a Developer Operations tool (such as VSTS or Jira)
    • Good practices for tracking and reporting
    • How to get started

    In this session, Tom will explain how to leverage the latest tools within Microsoft project to manage your agile projects utilizing various methodologies.


    This Session Qualifies for:   
    Technical    


    Parking:
    Parking is available in the garage attached to the building for a discounted fee or there is a garage across the street that is free.  

    Meeting Agenda:

    4:30 pm to 5:30 pm     Pre-Meeting Speaker Presentation
    5:30 pm to 6:00 pm     Dinner
    6:00 pm to 7:00 pm     Dinner Speaker Presentation

     


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    Tickets

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    $15.00 Guest - Dinner Meeting

    $0.00 Member - Pre-Meeting Only (do not select if you plan to attend both meetings)

    $0.00 Guest - Pre-Meeting Only (do not select if you plan to attend both meetings)

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