Beyond Technology: Low-Tech Practices That Make or Break Enterprise Data Projects
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  Marcia Rhode   Marcia Rhode
Principal
A.M. Consulting
 


 

Wednesday, April 30, 2014
02:00 PM - 02:45 PM

Level:  Introductory


It is commonly known (and unfortunately accepted) that the majority of IT projects fall far short of meeting expectations, and many are outright failures.

Most failures are not due to technology problems, technical incompetence, or dereliction of duty. Instead they result from neglect of certain team practices for any groups of diverse individuals thrown together to cooperate in a technically complex effort.

This session provides practical, easy-to-implement techniques to improve project outcomes.

Attendees will learn:

  • How to recognize and diagnose organization and team dysfunctions that impact success
  • Techniques for improving personal and team effectiveness in enterprise data projects


Marcia Rhode is a veteran data management professional, specializing in data warehousing, architecture and organizational assessment. With over two decades in IT, she brings a broad base of experience to her clients, from strategic planning to hands-on project work. She has a proven track record of working with stakeholders at all organizational levels, in a wide variety of dynamic, complex business and technical environments, including geographically and culturally diverse teams. Ms. Rhode has served on local chapter and international boards of DAMA. She holds a Masters of Arts degree in Organizational Management & Development and is a certified personal, professional, and team coach.


   
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