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Éamonn McGuinness

About: Éamonn McGuinness

Éamonn McGuinness is the CEO of BrightWork.  From 1995 Éamonn  has been involved in the development of commercial software products on Lotus Notes, Microsoft Exchange 2000 webstore, SharePoint 2001, SharePoint 2003, SharePoint 2007, SharePoint 2010 and now SharePoint 2013, with the same basic product mission (process driven project management).  Éamonn has been on various Microsoft SharePoint advisory councils since 2001.  He has over 25 years of executive experience at various technology organizations including The Armed Services, The United Nations and Digital Equipment Corporation.  He received his MSc from Dublin City University, Ireland.  Since 1987 Éamonn has been involved in various international process and project management standards and was a TickIT/ISO 9001 Lead Auditor and a Software CMM (Capability Maturity Model) Lead Assessor.  At BrightWork he has worked with organizations like Microsoft, Boeing, Eastman Kodak, Fedex and US Army assisting with the introduction of very pragmatic project management practices and project offices.

All Articles and Webinars by Éamonn McGuinness

Collaborative Project Management – Process & Leadership

Written on June 29, 2016, by

Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDU in the Leadership category of the Talent Triangle. Event Description: Modern project management involves people working together, enjoying the journey on the way to an agreed destination – it’s collaborative. This style of project management is the way to go, but it’s…

Make the Leap to Collaborative Project Management

Written on June 17, 2016, by

There was a time when the workplace was different. Some people were rigidly trained in project management, and the other people did what they were told. That’s changed. By the year 2020 half the workforce will be millennials. These are people who entered the workplace after the year 2000. By and large these folks come to…

Because You’re Not a Secretary! The New Project Sync

Written on July 7, 2015, by

A former colleague of mine, Brittany Kwait, jokingly used to ask of project managers, “Are you a secretary?” To find out, ask yourself these two questions: Are you a project manager? Do you manage projects? If the answer is yes to either one, then you are, indeed, a secretary. The Old Project Planning Cycle You…

Track and Re-Plan Your Project with SharePoint and Project

Written on October 21, 2014, by

Part 1 – Tracking and Re-Planning a Project As soon as your project gets underway, some of your tasks will already be falling behind. One thing you can be sure of is that the project will not run exactly to the plan you started with. That is why it is called a plan! Allied to…

Planning a Project with SharePoint

Written on August 5, 2014, by

Part 1 – Planning a Project I recently wrote an article introducing a simple approach to collaborative project management and how using tools like SharePoint and Microsoft Project will provide guidance for your team and set them up for success.  We also looked at four items to consider when initiating your project site.  Once you…

Webinar: Collaborative Project Management: The How-To Guide

Written on February 26, 2014, by

  Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDU in the Technical Category of the Talent Triangle. Download Your FREE Collaborative Project Management How-To Guide HERE Event Description:  Collaborative Project management is a discipline, and as such can be quite difficult without the proper training. Some project…

Certificate Series: Managing Projects with SharePoint – Session 3

Written on May 24, 2013, by

  Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1.5 PMI® PDU in the Technical Category of the Talent Triangle. Overview: Microsoft SharePoint 2010 has been in market for over 3 years with over 120 million users. Amazing really. The Microsoft SharePoint 2010…

Certificate Series: Managing Projects with SharePoint – Session 2

Written on May 23, 2013, by

  Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1.5 PMI® PDU in the Technical Category of the Talent Triangle. Watch session 3 Overview: Microsoft SharePoint 2010 has been in market for over 3 years with over 120 million users. Amazing really. The…

Certificate Series: Managing Projects with SharePoint – Session 1

Written on May 21, 2013, by

Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1.5 PMI® PDU in the Technical Category of the Talent Triangle. Watch session 2   Overview: Microsoft SharePoint 2010 has been in market for over 3 years with over 120 million users. Amazing really. The…

Webinar: Collaborative Project Management – A How To Guide

Written on May 9, 2013, by

  Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1.5 PMI® PDU in the Technical Category of the Talent Triangle. Event Description: Collaborative Project management is a discipline, and as such can be quite difficult without the proper training. Some project managers have…

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