duane petersen

Elevating Project Management to the Next Level

$1.2 Trillion in annual losses is unacceptable and our industry must lead the way

 Duane Petersen, MBA MCSE PMP CSM

An analysis by renowned enterprise architect,  Roger Sessions, puts the worldwide IT project failure cost at $6.2 trillion.  Stacy Goff, IPMA Level-D® ,PMP® and president of ProjectExperts, eloquently captures why currrent PM tools fail and frustrate in his article, Visions for the Project Management Software Industry

Employers need employees with domain expertise. Even more, they require trained, high-performing problem-solvers that can apply best-practice know-how to deliver lasting results. Duane will present:

  • Proper tools WBS vs Gantt chart
  • Risk improvement such as ETV added to schedule
  • Green red and yellow verses metrics
  • Capacity planning and how it's done 
  • Integration of PMBOK and agile and how to do it
  • Tools to elevate the industry.

Duane has many years experience managing projects up to $80 million. He has worked in 42 of the 50 states and currently teaches PMP certification courses.  He provides a unique perspective as both a certified technologist and PMP with over 30 years of experience in IT, software development, wireless, medical, and manufacturing industries.  He draws interesting stories and anecdotes from managing mission critical projects for companies including Microsoft, AT&T, T-Mobile, Kaiser Permanente, Catholic Health Services, Kaiser Aluminum, Boeing, SAIC, and Ernst and Young. His company, Incisv, performs project management quality audits, designs software tools for project management and offers staff augmentation for numerous industries.


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