Webinar: What You Missed at Project Conference 2014


Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs):

This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDU in the Technical Category of the Talent Triangle.

Event Description:

In addition to discussing the highlights of the conference, Jacques Goupil and Scott Clausen will present a brief version of their Case Study Session from the conference. Details below:

Case Study – Best Practices for Expanding Project Server across Your Organization

Come hear how Allergan Inc., a  multi-specialty health care company, first launched Project Server 10 years ago  for one department and has since expanded to six departments.  This session  draws on firsthand lessons learned at Allergan.This session will benefit anyone interested in learning:

  • How has Allergan kept Project server relevant and beneficial for a decade?  How do they build awareness from one department to the next?
  • Should my organization expand Project Server?  What are the benefits?
  • What should you consider before, during, and after  you expand to additional users?
  • How should we  handle a new department on Project Server?  Is it best to create a new Project  Server instance for a new department?  What are the options?  What is the  decision process for choosing the best option?
  • What  are the best practices for onboarding a new department to Project Server?  Is  the onboarding process repeatable?
  • What’s needed to  support multiple departments on Project Server?
  • Are  there any must-do’s or do not do’s?


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Written by Jacques Goupil
Jacques Goupil, PMP, MCP, MCTS, is the Business Development Managing  Director at PPM Works, Inc.,  a consultancy focused on delivering project, portfolio, and business management solutions. He has been implementing Microsoft Project solutions since 1998 and has over 15 years of professional experience in project management software design, implementation, and development.  Coming from a Program Management background, Jacques has successfully implemented PMOs at many Top 50 firms and he shares his experience and knowledge as a guest speaker and panelist at several industry conferences (including the Microsoft Project Conference, PMI Conferences, and the Project Summit).  He was selected by Microsoft as the Lead SME for the Microsoft Certification Exam, Managing Projects and is a Certification Instructor Microsoft Project Users Group.  He is currently on the Board of Directors at the Boston YMCA and two Microsoft Project Users Group Chapters.  Jacques motto is 'Health and Family first' and he shares his passion as a community volunteer and family advocate.  He is currently training for the 2014 Boston Marathon (his 14th Boston).  Most recently Jacques delivered a full credit Professional Development Day for PMI and presented at Project Summit 2013 on topics including Project Server 2013, Project Online, as well as PMO Development.  Connect to his professional network or send him an e-mail at: Jacques.Goupil@ppmworks.com.
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