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Scheduling and Resource Management [clear filter]
Monday, May 7

12:30 BST

#411 Linear Scheduling Methods: A Relevant Alternative for All Project Managers
The critical path method  is today’s most-used scheduling technique in any kind of project. After a short literature review on Line of Balance technique and location-based scheduling, this presentation focuses on linear scheduling methods: How do they work and what benefits can they bring? Presenters will propose an application of linear scheduling and the tools that support it in iteration-based software projects, especially when leveling resources in stable teams is needed.

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:
(1) apply a linear scheduling model to a software project or, in general, to generic projects;
(2) describe the benefits of linear scheduling methods to resource management.

avatar for Maria Cristina Barbero, PMP, PMI-ACP

Maria Cristina Barbero, PMP, PMI-ACP

Engineering Ingegneria Informatica, Director of Project Management Center of Excellence
Since January 2017 Maria Cristina is in charge of the Project Management Center of Excellence of Engineering, the largest Italian Group of IT Services (www.eng.it). This Center aims to cultivate knowledge in project management, keep together in a single unit Engineering's professionals... Read More →
avatar for Hagit Landman, PMP, PMI-SP

Hagit Landman, PMP, PMI-SP

H. Landman Consulting, Senior Consultant
Hagit Landman, PMP, PMI-SP, MBA is a program and project management consultant with more than 25 years of experience in multidisciplinary projects.Ms. Landman specializes in program and project management methodology and implementation and has defined and implemented Enterprise Project... Read More →

Monday May 7, 2018 12:30 - 13:45 BST
Level A - A08

14:15 BST

#416 The Flow of Time Is an Illusion: Sign an Energy-Based Contract
One of the main concerns of project managers is keeping their projects on schedule. The difficulty in managing project duration may be mitigated, thanks to understanding the nature of time and the application of the physics theories that explain that time, as an independent concept, has no place in physics. Learn how the PMBOK® Guide helps you to deliver a kinetic energy of change, making your customers happy—even when you are late.

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:
(1) utilise resource allocation and deliver their projects on time;
(2) practice transparency in the network of relations between stakeholders.

avatar for Antonio Lentini, PMP

Antonio Lentini, PMP

Schindler AG, PMO Manager
Antonio Lentini holds a Master of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University Politecnico di Milano. He is a Project Management Professional (PMP®) and a member of the Project Management Institute – Northern-Italy-Chapter (PMI-NIC) since 2014. After an experience... Read More →

Monday May 7, 2018 14:15 - 15:30 BST
Level B - B08
Tuesday, May 8

08:15 BST

#501 Product Theatre: Hybrid PPM with ONEPOINT Projects - From Simple Projects to Strategic Management
ONEPOINT Projects integrates simple, traditional, agile, and Jira projects into a single, easy-to-use, web-based PPM solution. By scaling from an ultra-lightweight base product to extensive PPM functionality ranging from detailed project planning, controlling, and status reporting to strategic management via optional modules, ONEPOINT grows with your project organization and maturity level. Learn how we can help you to further professionalize your project management without a steep learning curve or introducing unnecessary complexity.

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:
(1) evaluate how ONEPOINT's unique approach to hybrid project management can effectively support and improve their existing PPM processes.

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Gerald Aquila

ONEPOINT Projects GmbH, Founder and CEO
Gerald Aquila is the founder and CEO of Onepoint. His core responsibilities include marketing, finance, business development, as well as product management. Since 1996 Mr. Aquila was able to gain substantial experience in the areas of software development, project management, product... Read More →

Tuesday May 8, 2018 08:15 - 08:45 BST
Level B - B09

09:00 BST

#503 Escape from Earth! A Project Management Board Game
Do you like playing board games? Join us in this unique workshop where you be able to better understand and put into practice your project management skills!

The year is 2117.  Earth is in danger.  The planet became hostile to human life some years ago.  The future of humanity is at stake.  The only option is to leave Earth.

This project is called Possible Mission.  How will you plan to move humanity to another planet?  The entire world depends on YOU for this mission.

At the conclusion of this workshop, attendees will be able to:
(1) illustrate waterfall versus adaptive planning;
(2) describe the benefits of good program management;
(3) demonstrate the practice of Earned Value Method.

avatar for Miguel Rodriguez, PMP, PMI-ACP

Miguel Rodriguez, PMP, PMI-ACP

Netmind, Consulting Director
Miquel Rodríguez is an experienced trainer and consultant who has dedicated his career helping organizations get the most out of their IT projects and teams. Currently he is the Consulting Director at Netmind, working with large enterprises to lead organizational improvements and... Read More →
avatar for Santi Alcaide, PMP

Santi Alcaide, PMP

Play To Growth, CEO
Santi has a passion for games. He believes playing guarantees that knowledge and experience flow anchors each learning topic into our deepest brain. His 20-year career includes several experiences in dot com start-ups, General Manager positions in IT Consultancy and Training companies... Read More →

Tuesday May 8, 2018 09:00 - 12:00 BST
Level A - A04

15:15 BST

#517 The Military Decision-Making Process for Civilian Project Managers
This presentation teaches participants a subset of the Military Decision-Making Process, providing a repeatable way to prioritise requirements and select between multiple Courses of Action. Participants will learn when, how, and where the creating of a weighted scorecard system can be used to differentiate between multiple options, incorporate different subject matter experts, streamline cost and schedule, and transfer risk in decision making.

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:
(1) utilise the Military Decision-Making Process to prioritise requirements, minimise risk, and maximise return on resource investment;
(2) utilise the Military Decision-Making Process to back-up and legitimise controversial decisions.

avatar for Michael Langdon, PMP, PMI-ACP

Michael Langdon, PMP, PMI-ACP

RBR-Technologies, Project Manager
Michael Langdon started his career as an Officer in the United States Marine Corps. After commissioning as the youngest commissioned officer in the military, he spent 5 years as a Communications Officer supporting the warfighter in the Far and Middle East. After starting a family... Read More →
avatar for Donald Ruschaupt, PMP

Donald Ruschaupt, PMP

RBR-Technologies, Project Manager
With over 20 years of professional experience, Mr. Ruschaupt is a senior project leader with proven excellence in technology and strategic delivery projects within the federal, commercial, and nonprofit sectors. Mr. Ruschaupt’s background and experience enables him to communicate... Read More →
avatar for Daniel Lee, PMP

Daniel Lee, PMP

RBR-Technologies, Project Manager
Daniel Lee is a trusted national security adviser with over 14 years of experience consulting for US Federal Government Agencies.  As a project manager with RBR Technologies, Mr. Lee leads PMO activities focused on delivering technical cybersecurity solutions for the US Department... Read More →

Tuesday May 8, 2018 15:15 - 16:30 BST
Level A - A08