Virtual Meeting: Why Projects Fail Even With High Performing Teams

Virtual Meeting: Why Projects Fail Even With High Performing Teams


Jamey Lees, PMP, CSM, PMI-ACP

IT Production Services Director
IT Agile Leader | Integration Management | Digital Transformation | Agile Methodologies | IT Strategic Direction

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Event Date
Event Location

Virtual Meeting

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Agenda and Cost:

Registration is complimentary. Preregistration is required. 

Networking 11:30 - 12:00.

Project success or failure is a fantasy when relying on project methodology key performance indicators: budget, percent complete, requirement sign-off, defect counts, story points, burndown charts, demos, retrospectives. With today’s project methodologies their measurements are not enough to determine if a project is heading in the right direction or not. There are other project indicators that are revealed to managers on a day to day basis and can be used as leading indicators to a project failure.
In this presentation you will learn the outside influences that can affect your High Performing team and how to lead them to success.

Special Instructions: 

This event has been changed to a virtual meeting. Call-in information will be sent out the morning of the event.

PDUs Available: 
1.00 PDUs for Certified PMs
Talent Triangle Category: 

Event Keywords

Soft Skills

Team Building

Techniques for building trust, team identification, common purpose, etc.

Hard Skills


Specific tips and techniques in the use of PM tools (SW, other)

About the Speaker

Jamey Lees, PMP, CSM, PMI-ACP

IT Agile Leader | Integration Management | Digital Transformation | Agile Methodologies | IT Strategic Direction
IT Production Services Director

Jamey is a project catalyst for motivation and believes project success starts with team confidence. He has directed / managed project portfolios up to $200 million and portfolios as low as 1/2 million dollars in funding. Being a lifelong learning, it was the smaller projects where he learned he has an innate ability to find the right balance between people and process to obtain the team’s innovation hidden talents. Leveraging his unwavering determination, he has successfully implemented projects with company-wide impacts involving ~700 stakeholders.

Jamey is an Iowa native, graduated from Iowa State University, and certified in Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP), Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Project Management Professional (PMP) and, IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL). He is an active PMI member of the PMI Washington DC chapter.

About the Ballston Local Community

PMIWDC is excited to announce a new Local Community: the Ballston Local Community hosted by Evoke Research and Consulting. The LC is a forum for learning, discussion and knowledge exchange. The LC sessions feature presentations by guest speakers who are PMI-recognized thought leaders, educators and Subject Matter Experts. The sessions are free and PMP attendees earn one PDU. Evoke is a management consulting firm that supports clients across the Federal government.

Please note: upon entering the Ballston Office Tower, you will be required to sign in three separate times. First with the Ballston Tower security desk where they may ask for your identification. Second with Evoke’s front desk personnel. Then one final time for PMI-WDC when you enter Evoke’s main conference room to receive PDU credits. We understand this can be a lengthy process, but it is per Ballston Office Tower and Evoke’s policies

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