Presentations

 

Name Type Description Date  

Software-as-a-Service Portfolio Management Approaches

By Bryan Campbell

Presentation
Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) implementations introduce a different set of risks and management requirements when assessing their health within an IT Portfolio. This presentation draws upon nine SaaS project implementations to develop a framework for managing scale and risk to ensure the appropriate level of management within a portfolio. Presented at the PMI Houston Conference & Expo.
May 6, 2015

Leveraging Social Collaboration Tools for Effective Project Management

By Bryan Campbell

Presentation

One of the reasons social media has exploded in popularity and use is the profound effect it has on improving communication.  The heart of successful projects is the communication amongst teams and stakeholders, so it only makes sense for project managers to look for ways to leverage social collaboration tools.  This presentation provides an inventory of available tools like Twitter and Wikis to help strengthen communication mechanisms in your project and provides real world examples of how to get the most out of these tools.

Presented at the 2010 Project Management Institute Conference (Houston).
July 30, 2014

Crowdsourcing your PMO Governance Model

By Bryan Campbell

Presentation

Crowdsourcing is a relatively new term that describes the act of taking a task traditionally performed by an employee and outsourcing it to an undefined, generally large group of people or community.  In this presentation, that was part of the 2009 PMO Symposium, an innovative approach to developing an organization’s PMO Governance model was offered that leveraged crowdsourcing and Wikis to create a self-sustaining governance model that was easily scalable and adapted readily to changing organizational needs.

July 30, 2014

Enterprise Implementation of a Software-As-A-Service Solution: An Experience Report

By Bryan Campbell

Presentation

Software-as-a-Service or SaaS is a “new” approach to providing software solutions  based on a Multi-tenant solution, focusing on configuration over customization and moving companies from software licenses/maintenance to software subscriptions.  SaaS helps reduce the costs of managing software and provides faster implementation opportunities but it also requires a different perspective for large enterprise IT organizations to manage.  This presentation provides an experience report of several SaaS implementations at a large enterprise IT organization.  Presented at the 2010 Project Management Institute Conference (Houston).

July 30, 2014

Accelerating Enterprise Agile Adoption

By Bryan Campbell

Presentation

As organizations embark on increasing their agile effectiveness understanding the agile maturity of your organizations becomes critical for scaling agile adoption.  This presentation and associated reference material provides a framework to track agile maturity and provides role playing scenarios to determine were your team members are on their agile journey.  This presentation was part of the Agile 2011 Conference, Houston Tech Fest and the Agile Alliance Summit.

July 29, 2014

Agile Projects, Programs and Portfolios

By Bryan Campbell

Presentation

Increasingly agile projects are required to scale up as their techniques are extended across organizations.

How do we ensure that the many benefits of agile project delivery aren’t overwhelmed by corporate governance and large scale program delivery? By the same token how can agile projects be managed in a way to keep other key groups such as Finance and the PMO satisfied. Agile practices can scale effectively across the Programs and Portfolios of even the largest organizations.

Using a variety of techniques such as Scrum of Scrum and scalable program frameworks for delivering project value, you’ll learn how to keep your projects agile while providing the controls and visibility required by senior executives

Presented at the 2010 Houston PMI Conference.

July 29, 2014

Agile Applied

By Bryan Campbell

Presentation

Presented at the Central Mississippi PMI Chapter Annual Conference, this is the second part of a two part series introducing Agile concepts and aligning them with the PMI-ACP certification.  This presentation takes a detailed look at an Agile project and provides examples and techniques for managing an agile project.

July 23, 2014

Agile Introduction

By Bryan Campbell

Presentation

Presented at the Central Mississippi PMI Chapter Annual Conference, this is the first part of a two part series introducing Agile concepts and aligning them with the PMI-ACP certification.  This presentation takes a provides an overview of Agile project management techniques and a review of the Project Management Institute’s Agile Certified Professional designation

July 22, 2014