PMI-DVC Dinner Meeting

Thursday, December 12th, 2019 5:30 PM

Valley Forge Casino

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PMI-DVC Dinner Meeting

12-12-2019 5:30 pm -8:30 pm

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Major System Implementations – Success Takes More than Just Great Project Execution – 2 PDUs Technical Category

When: Thursday, December 12, 2019, 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Valley Forge Casino, King of Prussia, PA
Credit: 2 PDUs Technical Category

Please join us at the Valley Forge Casino for our monthly dinner meeting!

Speakers: Ed Carmody, PPT Consulting Managing Director and Amy Peterson, PPT Consulting Director

As Project Managers, we focus much of our attention on optimizing our project execution capabilities – and on any systems implementation, managing your project to stay within budget, scope and timeline is certainly critical.  However, when it comes to implementing major new systems, experience shows that Pre-Implementation Planning and determining the plan for Go-Live and Post-Implementation Support are essential factors for enabling a project’s overall success and its ability to achieve expected project benefits.  

Join us for a discussion about what activities, objectives, and elements are addressed during Pre-Implementation Planning and in preparation for Go-Live and Post-Implementation Support and how they will make a difference on your project.

5:30 pm Networking and cocktails
6:15 pm Plated dinner
7:00 pm Opening remarks and speaker presentation
8:00 pm Raffle and close

PPT Consulting, Speaker Bios:

Ed Carmody is a Managing Director, Account Management and Service Delivery with PPT Consulting.  He is an established industry leader with over 30 years of experience in delivering transformational technology solutions in a variety of industries. Ed’s background includes experience in manufacturing, specialty chemical, life sciences, financial services, construction, and non-profits. His broad industry and technology experience includes leading initiatives in custom web and mobile application development, business process optimization and automation, ERP integration, Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), Enterprise Content Management, supply chain, and sales and operations planning.

Amy Peterson is a Director, Account Management and Service Delivery with PPT Consulting. She has 18 years’ combined experience in management consulting and industry roles, delivering value to clients and internal customers across various industries. Amy’s specialty areas include program and project management, organizational strategy and change management, and learning and talent development. Amy has led PMO responsibilities for multiple large-scale IT initiatives, led change management efforts for a global system implementation, provided organizational design services for an IT organization undergoing a services transformation and developed and implemented a leadership and professional skills learning curriculum for the tax practice of one of the world’s largest professional services firms.


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