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  Glenn Thomas   Glenn Thomas
Director, IT Governance
Commonwealth Office of Technology
 


 

Thursday, May 3, 2012
08:30 AM - 09:20 AM

Level:  Intermediate


You've just been named as the project manager for your organization's new data initiative! The only problem is that you're a data professional, not a project manager. Where do you begin?

If you've ever been in this situation, you know that a CDMP and a PMP are very different professions with different skill sets. You don't have years to gain experience. You need help – NOW!

Fortunately, help has arrived. This session will familiarize participants with the Kentucky Project Management Framework. The framework is designed to work for all skill level project managers from those on their first assignment to those with decades of experience.

This session will provide you with:

  • A basic understanding of project management fundamentals
  • Access to the Kentucky Project Management Framework when you return to your workplace
  • Access to the complete set of project management templates developed by the Kentucky Enterprise Project Management Office


Glenn Thomas is the Director of IT Governance for Kentucky’s Commonwealth Office of Technology. In this role he serves as the head of the Enterprise Project Management Office. Glenn has more than 20 years of experience in IT as a programmer, analyst, and project manager on systems development and leading research missions around the globe. The past 10 years have been spent serving in a variety of leadership roles in both the application development and the enterprise policy and standards arenas. His background includes work for the US military, private industry, and the public sector. Glenn is a Certified Data Management Professional (CDMP - DIQ), a Project Management Professional (PMP) and is a former President of the Project Management Institute’s Kentucky Bluegrass Chapter.


   
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