Big data and project management - There is a point!
Type: Symposium Track Session Track: Project Management
Tuesday October 31 1:15pm to 2:15pm Credits: 1 IIBA CDU
Big Data is big news and not a hype. It's brought an entirely new era of data-driven insights to companies in all industries. To be effective, project managers may have to gain new skills, refresh some others, and learn how to adapt to the needs of Big Data projects.
Interested in leading the change? Join this presentation to understand the role of big data program/project managers, the required skills, what the team structure looks like, how to define the program direction, and milestones.
What makes a good big-data program manager
Get started with your big data project
Big data program milestones
Jimmy Godard Senior Change Manager, Service Delivery Manager, Program Manager, Bank of America J. Godard is the current past president of the PMI Portland Chapter. He performs the functions of Program, Change, and Service Delivery Manager for Bank of America. Jimmy maintains 20 years of project management and consulting experience working in the Finance and IT Industries.
He is a dynamic, innovative, entrepreneurial, and visionary IT program leader, accomplished at strategic planning, process improvements, and re-engineering. His strong transformational leadership skills, which have been successfully tested through periods of intense global transformational changes, support his achievements in managing Global Enterprise Changes, Merger, Acquisition, Divestitures, Transition, Infrastructure, and End User Technology that impact, people, process, and technology.
He is passionate about long term success and teamwork. He is a skilled communicator, team builder and negotiator who maximizes efficiencies and productivity.