March 2010 Blog Posts (5)

SmoothstoneIP is looking for a Project manager

SmoothstoneIP is looking for a Project Manager. Our own Paul Sizemore let us know of the opportunity. It's located in downtown Louisville, Kentucky at 4th Street Live. Smoothstone IP Communications was founded in 2000 by a team of IP technology veterans with a singular vision: To build a scalable, on-demand, hosted IP communications platform services that delivers ALL of your enterprise communications and fully integrates them into your business processes.

Our goal was to… Continue

Added by Bud Ratliff on March 27, 2010 at 1:00pm — No Comments

ScrumMaster vs Project Manager

On large or complex projects, it's pretty common for PMs to become overburdened with detail by wearing too many hats, or not delegating enough authority. It's key for the PM to focus on the forest, not the trees, in the project. Lisa Grant helps illuminate how--in Agile projects--a ScrumMaster differs from a Project Manager, and how you can tell whether your PM…

Added by Bud Ratliff on March 27, 2010 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Is it "the right thing to do"

I recently rolled off a project that was successful in the sense we met the deadline and managed to come within 1% of the budget. The only issue with this is now the company is constantly calling for advice on other changes around the organization. Of course they do not expect me to charge them for brief conversations that have nothing to do with Project Management but when do you call them out and say no.

Any input on this would be greatly appreciated.

Added by John Bryant on March 17, 2010 at 7:37pm — 3 Comments

New Member Profile: John Bryant

John Bryant is a project manager who is returning to Louisville (where he grew up) from High Point, NC. He's looking for opportunities as a contract project manager. Welcome, John. We're looking forward to your contributions here to the community! Here's a quick overview of John (You can find his full resume…


Added by Bud Ratliff on March 14, 2010 at 7:30pm — No Comments

PMI Bluegrass Giving Away ITIL Foundations Class

On March 25th, PMI Bluegrass is giving away a seat at the ITIL® V3 Foundations Virtual 3-Day Course to be held on Monday, March 29, 2010 through Wednesday, March 31, 2010 starting at 09:00 EST (08:00am CST).

The seat in this Virtual Bootcamp Course from Crosswind Project Management Inc. normally costs $1,095, but on March 25th we will draw one name of a meeting participant (must be a PMI Bluegrass Chapter member and…

Added by Bud Ratliff on March 9, 2010 at 4:53pm — No Comments

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