In this workshop attendees will be challenged to think critically about technology trends and how they impact their project management work, and will uncover ways to improve and adapt their project management practices to be more effective and suited to changing practices and behaviors brought on by new life-integrated technology. The workshop will place particular focus on the impact of technology on change management and communication.
1. Understand how current technology trends impact your projects, and which project management practices are most impacted.
2. Be able to adjust your current project management practices to factor in current tech trends and incorporate innovative change and communication management principles.
3. Know when to utilize user adaptability over user adoption.
4. Implement immediately applicable tactics to improve change and communication management.
Beth Spriggs, PMP, is the vice president of technology at Leadership for Educational Equity (LEE). For more than 15 years, she’s solved unsolvable problems, tamed unruly projects, and pulled off the impossible for organizations by deploying technologies that work for customers while positioning clients for what’s coming next. Beth is passionate about education. With a degree in Secondary Education and professional experience working for education focused non-profits, she is most comfortable in front of a classroom. Her extensive portfolio consists of everything from bite-sized undertakings to years-long overhauls that impact every aspect of the organization, but her focus has always been technology project management. Beth got her foundation in the tech world through database administration. Since then she has managed everything from internal servers, budgets and vendors to implementing a vast range of software; through which she’s developed knowledge of a wide breadth of technology.