This episode, the first in a series featuring highlights from University of Maryland's 2020 Project Management Symposium, focuses on culture and the importance of fitting in. We examine the hiring process, and maintaining a culture designed to retain top-notch staff. We also learn about a unique approach to stakeholder management. By observing organizational culture through an ethnographic lens, PMs can detect patterns and probabilities, and address potential gaps before they become serious roadblocks to project success.
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About the Speakers
Nikola serves as the Director of Operations at the Center for Advanced Transportation Technology Laboratory (CATT Lab) where he manages operations and technical development, and oversees every aspect of software implementation from conception to deployment.
He has extensive experience with big data and information visualization, focusing on translation of data into actionable information. Over the last 15 years, Nikola has worked with state and federal agencies to build situational awareness tools for transportation operations and safety, emergency management, and security applications, using big data.
Wendy Wickham, MA, MS, PMP
Wendy has spent over 20 years in the IT implementation trenches as an educator and project manager. Her projects have ranged from early EHR implementations to enterprise-level Unified Communications installations, and she specializes in Learning Ecosystem architectures. Wendy holds a Masters in History from the University of Georgia and a Masters in Instructional Technology from Towson University.