The Social Side of Project Management
Recording: Thursday, June 24th, 2010 at 2 pm ET/11 am PT, featuring Sheri Burgos, Founder and CEO of Vinezoom, Robert Castel, Managing Partner of Vinezoom, Stephanie Sawyer, Product Manager of IGLOO Software, and Daniel Kube, VP of Business Development at IGLOO Software.
During this 60-minute webinar, sponsored by the Project Management Institute (PMI), you'll discover:
- How the concept of social project management is driving a shift from traditional task management and coordination to a deeper collaborative and facilitative approach
- Benefits of using Web 2.0 technologies to enhance the traditional project manager's toolkit
- Risks of maintaining the status quo
- How social software can help create a knowledge sharing culture for all projects
Sheri Burgos, MBA, PMP - Founder and President, Vinezoom
Sheri is the Founder and President of Vinezoom based in Toronto, Canada and has over 20 years of consultative experience in the IT industry. She is a seasoned project manager proficient in managing large and complex IT infrastructure projects in the private and public sectors domains. Sheri is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and a certified ITIL Service Manager in delivering IT service management initiatives. She recently completed the Athabasca Executive MBA Program with a major in Project Management, researching IT project success, analyzing best practices and exploring leading principles.
Robert Castel, PMP - Managing Partner, Vinezoom
Robert has extensive experience implementing high risk, complex IT related projects in Canada, the U.S. and United Kingdom. As an independent project manager, his clients have ranged from the major Canadian financial institutions to Canadian provincial and federal government agencies that involved national and global initiatives spanning application development, voice, data and network infrastructures, as well as ITSM and privacy related initiatives. He holds the Project Management Professional (PMP) designation and is currently pursuing an MBA at Athabasca University and Advanced Leadership Series courses at the University of Toronto.
Daniel Kube - VP, IGLOO Software
Daniel has nearly two decades of success and experience in alliances, business development, sales, and marketing for several leading organizations including PricewaterhouseCoopers, Performancesoft, actuate, and IONA Technologies (Now Progress Software). Most recently he was Global Vice President of Marketing and Alliances for the Performance Management division where he was also responsible for successfully creating and launching Actuate Onperformance (SaaS) offering.
Daniel has an B.A in sociology and is currently doing his executive MBA at Kellogg Schulich. He is also director of APM holdings and APM components in North America.
Stephanie Sawyer - Product Manager, IGLOO Software
As Product Manager, Stephanie is responsible for managing the community platform, leading the product strategy team, defining project requirements and helping plan the product roadmap. With a passion for technology, Stephanie has spent time working in Canada's major high-tech hotbeds, including Toronto, Ottawa, Vancouver and finally, Kitchener-Waterloo. Here, she has spent the last 3 years working with a variety of startup companies managing the product strategy for a series of online applications, including a Facebook app which lets users interact with each other as they watch live television and a NanoGaming platform that was used to power interactive games.