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Successful Projects: What We Really Know

Successful Projects: What We Really Know

featuring

Alan Zucker, PMP

Project Management Essentials

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Event Date: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 11:30am - 1:00pm

About the Presentation

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; and
  • Agile projects are far more likely to succeed.

In his presentation “Successful Projects: What We Really Know” Alan Zucker reviews Standish and PMI survey results and discusses opportunities to deliver more successful projects.

Event Location: 
KGS Headquarters
2677 Prosperity Avenue, Suite 100
Fairfax, Virginia 22031
PDUs Available: 
1 PDU for Certified PMs
Talent Triangle Category: 
Strategic and Business Management

Event Keywords

Soft Skills

Communication

Effective communication, in general: audience, media / message, attention vs. "noise", etc.

Hard Skills

Tools

Specific tips and techniques in the use of PM tools (SW, other)

Industry / Sector

Government

Federal, state, local or tribal government entities / Contractor for such entities

I.T.

Information Technology, including organizations that utilize Agile development methodologies

About the Speaker

Alan Zucker, PMP

Project Management Essentials

Alan Zucker has over 25-years of experience managing projects and leading project organizations in Fortune 100 companies. He has delivered thousands of successful projects and managed major strategic initiatives.

As a leader, Alan has transformed organizations. He simultaneously improved client satisfaction while reducing the cost of project execution. He led an Agile transformation that delivered significant, measurable benefits to the enterprise.

In 2016, he founded Project Management Essentials to provide training and consulting services. His areas of expertise are project management, Agile transformation, and leadership. He is a keynote speaker and provides customized training to his clients.

Alan publishes monthly articles LinkedIn, Planning Planet, and Project Connections. He is also a frequent contributor on Agile Alliance.

You may connect with Alan on LinkedIn at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/alanizucker or contact him at www.pmessentials.us

About the Dunn Loring

The Dunn Loring Local Community (Formally Fairfax) will take place at KForce Government Systems (KGS). Their building is across the street from the Dunn Loring metro stop. PDU credits are available for Project Management Professionals (PMPs).