As Project Managers, we are resilient to challenges and often rise to the occasion through plan B's and C's. As we turn the page to a new year, PMISV will continue to host our monthly events virtually. Visit our PMISV Events page for available virtual events.
The Forum’s mission is to provide a community for women interested in the Project Management profession, focused on mutual growth and sharing of knowledge through informal meetings, networking and mentoring. Through mutual sharing the group seeks to provide insights into Project Management issues common to multiple industries. This interaction enables participants to make significant positive changes to their work environment.
One of the fastest ways to build business value is to accelerate cycles of learning through rapid product launches and customer engagement.But using Agile methods for tangible products is not simple or straightforward. Despite the gains in Agile software methodologies, those delivering tangible products, for example mobile telephone handsets & medical devices, are still living in a waterfall world. Can you imagine the chaos agility could impose on manufacturing, if not managed?
There are certainly different challenges between software and tangible products, but there is also a lot to learn (and apply) from the success of companies that have implemented Agile techniques in their development process.Key to doing this is managing dependencies between a platform and subordinate projects, between related projects, and even fixed corporate calendar events.
You can learn more at the Atlassian’s blog post written on the topic:“How to take an agile mindset to rigid waterfall projects”.
When: 16 March 2021, 7:30 am-9:00 am
Where: Virtual Event
Meeting ID: 236 389 3643
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Monthly the chapter holds seven geographically dispersed (Project Management) PM Breakfast Meetings in San Francisco's Peninsula, South Bay and East Bay. Each of these is a small gathering (10 to 15) project managers for a discussion of the current PM environment, sharing of information, and brainstorming of current challenges. The meeting's agenda is the topics brought by the attendees. Every meeting is facilitated by a chapter volunteer.
This is a facilitated roundtable discussion on agenda topics solicited from the attendees during introductions. The intent of the meeting is to promote an informal gathering of a dozen project managers to discuss current topics in the profession, receive suggestions from the other attendees on current project challenges, or share/receive information on items of interest.
These meetings are open to anyone who is interested.
The only cost is what you order form the menu, separate checks.
About Monthly Breakfast Meetings: The PMISV Chapter hosts geographically dispersed Breakfast Meetings in San Francisco's Peninsula, South Bay and East Bay regions. Each meeting is a small gathering of project managers for a discussion of the current career environment, sharing of information and brainstorming on current challenges. The meeting's agenda is the topics brought by the attendees. Every meeting is facilitated by a Chapter Volunteer.
These breakfast & group events around the Bay Area are to support chapter members and the project management community. The chapter encourages professionals to attend and participate by bringing their questions and issues to their colleagues.
PDU Info: 1.5 - Category "Education - Informal Learning" - PDU claiming instructions
7:30 AM - Program Begins
9:00 AM - Adjourn
Food: The only cost is what you order from the menu. Separate checks.
Registration: The registration is FREE for anyone interested. Walk-in welcome. Please register online in advance to help the Meeting Leader plan and arrange seats.
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