Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Free ConfCall 2/18 "Remote Project Management”(PM Best Practces)

What: FREE PM Lessons Learned Conference Call

Topic: "Remote Project Management

Hosted by: Henry Will IV, PMP; PMlessonsLearned.com founder

Presenter: David M. Anderson, PMP

When: Thursday, February 18, 2010 at 9pm Eastern time (Podcast # 93)

Where: Conference Dial-in: (712) 432-0175 Access Code: 767 616

Presentation Materials:

Prior to the call, the presentation materials will appear on the PM Lessons Learned group in Yahoo Groups (note: it may not be posted until just before the call). The directions to obtain the presentation are at PMlessonsLearned.com - on the left hand side of the webpage follow the link titled "Files and Presentations" to see directions for obtaining the presentation.


Abstract of the presentation:

David Anderson is an accomplished Project Management Professional with extensive experience providing IT services worldwide. He has worked in diverse business environments, including the Educational Testing Service, Interpool LTD, (a multi-national intermodal transportation company,) The Franklin Mint, C N A Insurance, Infomed (a home health care system provider), The City of Philadelphia, and The State of New Jersey.

While working at The Educational Testing Service, he directed the Y2k renovation of all legacy systems and provided maintenance services for software on a variety of platforms, using technical resources in five locations on three different continents. He also led the effort to engineer an automated documentation tool for legacy systems, selected software engineering tools for use in the Y2k effort, and built a database to support disability accommodations for the major ETS testing programs.

At Interpool, he served as a database administrator, Quality Assurance Manager, and finally, Director of Programming. He directed the development of software and hardware infrastructure that allowed Interpool, a multi-national company with limited resources, to use its data collection and verification processes as a competitive advantage in the very competitive market for container leasing.

Mr. Anderson has a BA in English from Rutgers New Brunswick, and an MBA from Rider University. He holds the PMP designation, as well as the MCP and CPCU designations. He lives with his wife Hope in Pennington, New Jersey. They have a daughter Caroline in graduate school and a son, David, who is a junior in college

On Thursday night, David will share lessons learned while using off-site and off-shore resources for both maintenance and development projects, and the lessons learned developing applications for remote locations.


About the Conference Call:

Conference call participation is free and questions are encouraged. Long distance charges may apply depending on your carrier - some cell phone companies allow free long distance after certain times in the evenings.
Presentation will be available prior to the call. Follow the "Files and presentations" link on the left of the website for details.


Conference Dial-in: (712) 432-0175 Access Code: 767 616

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