Have you ever been involved in a project that just didn’t go smoothly? Didn’t meet its deadlines? Ran over budget? Didn’t produce a product that worked? A combination of all of the above? Projects fail for many reasons; lack of stakeholder buy-in, poor planning, insufficient funding, lack of a proper charter to set expectations. So, what are the most commons reasons projects fail? Are there industry patterns that can be identified? Come hear the most commons reasons project and some ways to avoid those failures?
James McKim is an Organizational Igniter. Over his 30+ year career, he has helped small and large organizations in many industries to spark efficiency and growth through the aligning of people, process, and technology. He excels at bridging business and technology quickly assessing the “big picture” of a situation, identifying Critical Success Factors, prioritizing solutions, and bringing a project management disciplined approach to implementation. Recognized by organizations such as Atd, Brandon Hall, Bersin Associates, Axelos, and PMI, he is dedicated to creating win-win situations between organizations and their employees.
Mr. McKim has a deep understanding of current trends in the development, selection, deployment, and revenue realization of human and technology capital. He has played diverse roles including Developer, Trainer, Consultant, Director, Adjunct Professor, CIO/CTO, President, and Board Chair for organizations such as Hewlett Packard Enterprise and FIRST. He has also co-founded several companies ranging from a management consulting firm that specialized in the strategic use of information through both non-human and human means to an asset tracking provider.
Mr. McKim is well-versed in the impact of public policy on technology having served as Chair of the Software Association of New Hampshire, Chair of the Education Committee of NH Public Broadcasting, member of the NH International Trade Advisory Board and advisor to governors and legislators. He is a consultant, frequent conference presenter and guest on radio and television shows.
Mr. McKim lives in Goffstown, New Hampshire with his wife Nancy and daughter Katherine where he is an avid tennis player, cross-country skier, and takes pride in directing his church choir.
67 Main St
Salem, NH 03079
Phone (603) 952-4875
Please remember to bring an item to donate to the NH Food Pantry!
Our cancellation policy: If you pay in advance and are unable to attend, you must send a notice to the Director of Events before the event. You will be given a credit for a future chapter meeting.
|Event Date||01-16-2019 6:00 pm|
|Event End Date||01-16-2019 9:00 pm|
|Registration Start Date||01-16-2019 9:00 pm|
|Cut off date||01-16-2019 9:00 pm|
|Location||Tuscan Kitchen, Salem|