Managing Software Development Projects

Managing Software Development Projects

Challenges, Lessons Learned, Tools, and Best Practices for Success


Rob Hirschmann

Corporate VP

PMIWDC Non-Member Rate

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Escort Required
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Event Location

Avaya Government Solutions
12730 Fair Lakes Circle
Fairfax, , 22033

Agenda and Cost:

11:30 am: Check in and Networking 12:00 pm: Presentation 12:45 pm: Q&A 1:00 pm: Meeting Concludes Membership in PMI is not required and there is no charge for attending this event, but preregistration is required.

More and more project managers are faced with having to manage business-focused IT development efforts which entail a different set of expectations, management and customer education. This session will provide an overview and case study as to how one organization addressed the challenges of a business –focused software development project.

Special Instructions: 

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PDUs Available: 
1.00 PDUs for Certified PMs

About the Speaker

Rob Hirschmann

Corporate VP

Mr. Rob Hirschmann has a history of driving successful project and portfolio management initiative within large clients, combining process, technology expertise, and knowledge transfer. As Corporate Vice President of Projility, Mr. Hirschmann has worked with enterprise and public sector clients ranging from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, National Institutes for Health, Orbital Sciences Corporation, and Booz Allen Hamilton to help drive a successful project portfolio management solutions.  Previously, Rob served as a project management specialist with Microsoft, where he was responsible for working with some of the largest defense contractors and commercial customers to successfully plan and deploy Microsoft’s suite of enterprise project management solutions to enhance project management capabilities and business processes.

About the Fair Lakes Luncheons

PMIWDC's free monthly brown bag luncheons in Fair Lakes Virginia.

PMI Membership is not required, nor is preregistration. This forum provides local education, networking and the opportunity for certified program managers to earn continuing education credits (PDUs).

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