Tim Mather, PMP
Tim is a collaborative, innovative, business-minded executive with a talent for aligning information technology with the goals and objectives of a business. He orchestrated the launch of PMA Technologies LLC and its flagship product, NetPoint®. Tim has extensive experience in program and project management, change management, P&L, executive leadership, analysis, business processes, business development, software development, and implementation.
The Parallel Application of Change Management and Project Management in Construction Projects
A presentation on how change management should run parallel to project management, but often it does not. Prosci developed the ADKAR model for Change Management. It’s similar in many ways to the process areas of the PMBOK, but it focuses on people rather than execution, monitoring and control of scope. Since change and adjustment are constant in the construction environment, there are tangible benefits for an organization in applying the ADKAR process to the construction project management process. In order for organizational change to happen, individuals must change. And an organization that has a strong platform for change will effect change more efficiently, and therefore perform better.
The GPM Way
Tim will present key aspects of the graphical path method (GPM) of project planning and scheduling that represent emerging, or improve on existing, best practices that will change the project, program, and portfolio management landscape as we know it. The principles provide a credible way forward for those practitioners who agree with the premise that “the current state of scheduling practices is wasteful,” not to mention with the tenet of the ENR story on 05/26/2003, where O’Brien, Plotnick, Wickwire, & Ockman lamented that “Critics Can’t Find the Logic in Many of Today’s CPM Schedules.”
Stop by our table in the exhibitor area to continue the discussion!
Join us at the NetPoint & GPM Conference, which precedes the Construction CPM Conference on January 31 – February 5, 2016, at the same location.