Successful Projects: What We Really Know

Successful Projects: What We Really Know

featuring

Alan Zucker, PMP, PMI-ACP

Founding Principal
Project Management Essentials

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This session is a live simulcast of our monthly PM Tools

About the PM Tools Webinar

The Standish Group has published its annual CHAOS Report on the state of software development since 1994. The Report is often cited as a key metric for the industry's performance and progress and draws much attention.

Analyzing the long-term trends provides an interesting perspective. On average only 29% of projects “succeed” and 23% “failed”. Over the past two decades, there has been little change in these headline results.

However, when you dive into the data there are some bright spots and markers for the future improvement:

  • Smaller is better
  • People are the primary driver of project success or failure
  • Agile projects are far more likely to succeed

In his presentation “Successful Projects: What We Really Know” Alan Zucker shares his analysis of the Standish results and opportunities to deliver more successful projects.

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Details on joining the webinar will be included in the confirmation email sent immediately upon registering.

PDUs Available: 
1.00 PDUs for Certified PMs
Talent Triangle Category: 
Technical

About the Speaker

Alan Zucker, PMP, PMI-ACP

Project Management Essentials
Founding Principal

Alan Zucker has over 25-years of experience leading projects and project management organizations in Fortune 100 companies. He led a project office with over 170 project managers and has delivered large, strategic initiatives.

In 2016, Alan founded Project Management Essentials to share his passion for and experience with project management. Project Management Essentials provides advisory consulting and training to clients across the United States. Clients include Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, the American Petroleum Institute, and several PMI Chapters.

Alan is a keynote speaker and thought leader. He is regularly featured in the industry press and as a podcast guest. He publishes monthly articles on project management, agile, and leadership. He an adjunct faculty member at George Mason University and is a senior instructor with several national, professional development organizations.

Alan has a master’s degree in economics from the University of Maryland and a master’s certificate in IT Project Management from the George Washington University. He is a Project Management Professional (PMP) and Certified Agile Professional (PMI-ACP) through the Project Management Institute. He also holds multiple Agile certifications from the Disciplined Agile Consortium, Scrum Alliance, and Scaled Agile.

About the Webinars

The PMIWDC Webinar Education series is designed to highlight the latest trends and techniques in project management. The webinars will be hosted by PMIWDC and feature some of the top experts in the field who will collaboratively share their expertise and integrate with the online audience.

The webinar series is provided at no charge for current PMIWDC chapter members. Non-members can attend a single webinar for a fee of $15. The webinar series is brought to you by the Professional Development Committee of PMIWDC.

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