CANCELLED: Bringing Order to Chaos: Where to Start When You Don’t Know Where to Start
Scott S. Laemmle
PMIWDC Non-Member Rate
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McCormick & Schmicks
11920 Democracy Drive
Reston, VA, 20190
11:00 am: Networking
12:00 pm: Program
PMIWDC Members $33
*Lunch will be served
About the EventTHE FOLLOWING EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED Sometimes the most difficult part of a project is figuring out where to start. Who should I engage? What deliverables should I develop? How should I invest my time? Ideally, there is clear direction about how to progress from the beginning. More frequently, there are many ambiguities and conflicting direction. How you start out on a project can lay the groundwork for success… or take you down the path to failure. During this luncheon discussion, Scott will share some thoughts, suggestions, and real-life experiences about how best to start when you are trying to bring order to chaos.
Soft SkillsNegotiation / Conflict
Tools and techniques for negotiations and conflict management / effects of personality traits, etc.
Hard SkillsResource Problem Solving
"War stories" in successfully working through severe resource constraints
Industry / SectorGovernment
Federal, state, local or tribal government entities / Contractor for such entitiesI.T.
Information Technology, including organizations that utilize Agile development methodologies
About the Speaker
Scott S. Laemmle
Scott has over 25 years of experience that includes leading large-scale implementations of Network/Technology Development, Financial, Accounting, and Human Capital Management initiatives. In addition, he has held key positions in the Federal Government, Defense Contracting firms, and a number of entrepreneurial start-up ventures.
Scott has a Bachelor of Science in Quantitative Analysis from Penn State, and an MBA from George Mason University.
About the Reston Local Community
Each month, PMIWDC Reston Local Community volunteers strive to bring you interesting and informative speakers from a wide range of professions. They present these speakers to you at the Leidos building or other organization located at Reston Town center. This is an opportunity to network with other professionals of the PMI. The conference center at Leidos offers a maximum seating of approximately 30 guests. Pre-registration is required. Luncheons are held every third Wednesday of the month. If you are interested in presenting please contact the PMIWDC Staff who can put you in touch with the Luncheon Committee Volunteers. List of past events can be viewed below. Please follow PM Reston on facebook.