PMI Brazos Valley: "An Overview of Project Management Processes"

    July 09, 2018
    5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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    Improving Enterprises
    1700 Research Parkway #260
    College Station, TX 77845
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    PMI Brazos Valley Meeting:


    Don Gilman, PMP

    Don Gilman has been an IT professional and entrepreneur since 1983. His IT interests are project management, software engineering, and process improvement. His business start-ups have been IT-related,  with three being computer game companies.

    His credentials include a Project Management Professional Certification (PMP), Professional Scrum Master (PSM), an ITIL Foundations Certification, and he holds a license as a Professional Engineer (PE) in Software Engineering.


    Don has been active in various local, state and national organizations. Don has twelve computer game credits and is an author on a dozen energy efficiency papers. His first book chapter was published by MIT Press in 2016, “Computer Harpoon”, in the book “Zones of Control”

    He has made presentations and regional and national conferences in the energy, project management and entertainment domains.

    He has been married to a Cello teacher since 1989 and they have produced two hardcore science fiction and fantasy lovers. Don’s favorite quote is, "Life is not a dress rehearsal” Don's hobbies include brewing, cycling, running, backpacking, jazz, board gaming, and reading.

     
    Topic Description:
    Don Gilman, PMP will present an overview of the project management processes as managed by the Satelite Services Segment within Viasat. Specific focus will be on project intake, planning, monitoring/controlling, and change management using Workfront and Datapoint.

    This Session Qualifies for:
    Technical Leadership Strategic

     

    Location:
    Improving Enterprises
    1700 Research Parkway, #260
    College Station, TX

    Brazos Valley Project Managers is a venue of the Houston Chapter of the Project Management Institute (PMI). Our meetings are free and open to everyone. You do not need to be a member or a project manager.  

    Our meetings cover a wide range of topics from leadership to communications to organization techniques; beneficial across all industries.  

    Pizza, refreshments, and networking begin at 5:30 PM. 

    The presentation will begin at 6:00 PM


     

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