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Name: Paul Naybour

About: Chief Editor
Paul is a project management consultant and account manager with particular expertise in the analysis, process development, and implementation of change program management, risk management, earned value management, and bespoke project management training development and delivery. Paul is the Business Development Director of the company Parallel Project Training

Website: http://www.parallelprojecttraining.com



Name: Adrian Dooley

About: I was originally a construction project manager but moved into training and consultancy 30 years ago. After a career of trying to explain the reasons why the various PPM guides use different terminology and individually cover only parts of organisational PPM, I decided to develop the Praxis Framework.

Website: http://www.praxisframework.org



Name: Adrienne

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Name: Anna Morgan

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Name: Christophe Primault

About: Christophe is the co-founder of GetApp.com, the largest marketplace for web-based, SaaS, business applications. In this blog he gives his opinion on cloud computing trends and provides tips on how businesses can benefit from cloud-based apps to improve their profit. He likes mountaineering, water sports and long distance triathlons. He is a proud IronMan finisher! Christophe can be reached at editor@getapp.com or on Google+

Website: http://www.getapp.com



Name: Cornelius Fichtner

About: Cornelius Fichtner, PMP is a noted PMP expert. He has helped over 18,000 students prepare for the PMP Exam with The Project Management PrepCast at http://www.pm-prepcast.com and he guides PMI credential holders on earning PDUs with The PDU Insider at http://www.pdu-insider.com

Website: http://www.project-management-prepcast.com



Name: corporatethinking

About: Abid Mustafa is a seasoned professional with 18 years’ experience in the IT and Telecommunications industry, specializing in enhancing corporate performance through the establishment and operation of executive PMOs and delivering tangible benefits through the management of complex transformation programmes and projects. Currently he is working as a director of corporate programmes for a leading telecoms operator in the MENA region.

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Name: DaynerProudfoot

About: Dayner Proudfoot is PR and Marketing Manager at the Association for Project Management (APM), the largest professional body of its kind in Europe. Dayner has over 8 years of marketing experience and is responsible for the external communications of APM.

Website: http://www.apm.org.uk/



Name: Elizabeth Harrin

About: The Otobos Group was founded and is run by Elizabeth Harrin. It’s a business writing consultancy that provides tailored business writing with personality along with helping others produce great business writing. The company publishes the award-winning blog, A Girl’s Guide to Project Management and a monthly project management newsletter. Elizabeth is also the author of 'Project Management in the Real World', 'Social Media for Project Managers' and 'Customer-Centric Project Management'. For further information please visit: http://www.otobosgroup.com

Website: http://www.otobosgroup.com/



Name: ESI International

About: ESI International helps people around the world improve the way they manage projects, contracts, requirements and vendors through innovative project management training, business analysis training and contract management training. In addition to ESI’s 100+ courses delivered in more than a dozen languages at hundreds of locations worldwide, ESI offers several certificate programmes through our educational partner, The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. Founded in 1981, ESI’s programmes have benefited more than 1.35 million professionals worldwide. For more information visit www.esi-intl.co.uk.

Website: http://www.esi-intl.co.uk



Name: Fay MacDonald

About: Fay MacDonald is the Founder & Director of Solutions Change who provide Professional Services to the Healthcare sector in the UK. Their services include Project and Programme Management and a wide variety of other Professional Services related to change projects and programmes involving, people, processes and technology. Fay has 20+ years of experience in business professional services, IT and business change programmes including 7 years with KPMG Consulting in London.

Website: http://www.solutionschange.com



Name: Guest

About: This is a guest post by one of a number of contributors working in the project management field. We welcome high quality news items, blog posts and articles about project management. All content will be moderated before approval. Find out more about submitting your content here.

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Name: Lucian Ioan

About: Lucian has an MS in Computer Science and working in IT domain for many years. Currently he holds the PR and Marketing Manager position at Stand By Soft a software development company specialized in creating productivity tools. Its main product RationalPlan is a project management suite designed to help users to manage their projects.

Website: http://www.rationalplan.com/



Name: J. LeRoy Ward

About: J. LeRoy Ward, PMP, PgMP, Executive Vice President, Product Strategy & Management, ESI International, brings more than 36 years of expertise in project and programme management to the refinement of ESI’s portfolio of learning programmes. He works closely with ESI clients worldwide to guide the assessment, implementation and reinforcement of knowledge and skills that allow for the effective measurement and successful adoption of learning programme objectives. For more information visit: www.esi-intl.co.uk.

Website: http://www.esi-intl.co.uk



Name: Joel Carboni

About: Joel Carboni IPMA-B® GPM® MPM® is the President of GPM Global, a project management professional development organization dedicated to the advancement of the practical application of sustainable project management practices to decouple socio-environmental degradation and economic growth. GPM Global accredits professional training organizations and project management practitioners and is largely considered the solutions leader with their project delivery method PRiSM™. GPM training is currently being offered in over 128 Countries through accredited training organizations and Universities and have won an IPMA Achievement award and a Global Leadership and Development Award from the HRD World Congress for their work in Sustainability.

Website: https://www.greenprojectmanagement.org/



Name: Jon Hyde

About: Public sector change enthusiast,Jon is a business change consultancy with one employee (that'll be me). My first assignment is to co-author a chapter in the new edition of the Gower Handbook of Project Management.

Website: http://www.publicsectorpm.com/



Name: Krishna Kumar

About: Krishna Kumar, an engineer by education, has experience of serving the IT industry for 13 years. He had completed his engineering from NIT, Surathkal, India and was working with Infosys, to start his career. But soon he realized his skill set to lie in entrepreneurship. He is known for his entrepreneurial achievements and has a track record of establishing new IT ventures and taking it to new heights. Currently he is the CEO of Simplilearn.com and is displaying his expertise in e-commerce, through innovative online learning portal, which was started with the aim to help professionals round the world in achieving their world recognized professional certifications. To date the company has successfully trained nearly 50,000 aspirants across 145+ countries over 60+ courses and across 6 categories.

Website: http://simplilearn.com



Name: kyle.lagunas

About: Kyle Lagunas is the HR Analyst at Software Advice—an online resource for reviewing and comparing talent management software. Keeping his audience is keeping up with important trends and hot topics in the industry., and offering a fresh take on points of interest in his market, his work has been featured in Forbes, The New York Times, Business Insider, Information Weekly, and SHRM.

Website: http://www.softwareadvice.com/hr/



Name: Larry Peterson

About: Larry Peterson: B.S. Electrical Engineering, Doctor of Religion has been known worldwide for his work with self-organization and Open Space Technology. He has worked with a diversity of clients from the Presbyterian Church in Taipei, Taiwan, to Toronto’s York University and the Whole Foods Market Mid-Atlantic Region, U.S. He developed and coordinated a Canadian non-profit network focused on the transformation of homelessness services. He was a founder of Open Space Institute of Canada. He has been previously published in Canada, US, South Africa and Taiwan. As he withdraws from full time consulting, he continues to work on innovative projects.

Website: http://www.spiritedorg.com/



Name: Lindsay Scott

About: Director of Arras People, the programme and project management recruitment specialists. Also blogging at How to Manage a Camel.

Website: http://www.arraspeople.co.uk/camel-blog/



Name: LOC

About: LOC Consulting is a specialist management consultancy that partners with its clients to deliver complex business change and IT projects and programmes. Since 2005, we have worked with a number of global and niche organisations across a wealth of disciplines to achieve sustainable, measurable business benefit. We deploy dynamic and innovative consultants who specialise in programme healthcheck, recovery and delivery, drawing on a wealth of proven experience and leading practice methodologies to enhance clients’ business delivery. Our capabilities span the entire project delivery lifecycle – from the initial shaping of ideas through delivery and implementation. Our founding values are rigidly deployed on every assignment and this focus on quality has resulted in LOC being ranked the 40th fastest growing private company in the UK by the Sunday Times and is reflected in our client references. For more information please visit: www.locconsulting.co.uk

Website: http://www.locconsulting.co.uk



Name: Lynda Bourne

About: Lynda is Director of Training with Mosaic Project Services focusing on the delivery of CAPM, PMP, Stakeholder Circle® and other project related workshops, training and mentoring services. She is also the CEO of Stakeholder Management Pty Ltd. She was the first student to gain a Doctorate in Project Management from the RMIT University and has extensive experience as a Senior Project Manager and Project Director specialising in delivery of IT and other business-related projects within the telecomms sector.

Website: http://mosaicprojects.wordpress.com



Name: Mark McKergow

About: Dr Mark McKergow is the co-author of Host: Six new roles of engagement for teams, organisations, communities and movements, published on Monday 6 October 2014. http://hostleadership.com, @thehostleader.

Website: http://hostleadership.com



Name: Michelle Symonds

About: Editor
Michelle Symonds is a freelance consultant specialising in SEO and promoting businesses on the internet. She has many years experience in IT and IT Project Management in the oil industry and investment banking on complex global projects involving the management of outsourced project teams.

Website: http://www.cubeseo.co.uk



Name: Myriam Balezou

About: Carswell Gould - PR Account Executive - Acando UK. Acando provides IT Project and Programme management delivery and consultancy. The company is also accredited by the Association for Project Management.

Website: http://www.carswellgould.co.uk



Name: nevilleturbit

About: Neville Turbit has had over 20 years experience as a Project Management and IT consultant and almost an equal time working in Business. He is the principal of Project Perfect, a Project Management organisation based in Sydney, Australia that specialises in helping companies put in place the "Project Infrastructure" to better manage projects.

Website: http://www.projectperfect.com.au



Name: Penny Pullan

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Website: http://www.makingprojectswork.co.uk



Name: Peter Collins

About: Peter Collins is a Director at Retain International, a provider of resource planning software for businesses of all sizes. It provides cost-effective and flexible solutions to allow firms to effectively manage their staff and resources. With a complete overview of current clients, projects and staff, organisations can ensure they are operating at optimum efficiency and profitability. Retain International works with customers in over 65 countries and has experience in providing solutions to the consultancy, accounting, banking and legal sectors, including PwC, BDO, Shell, Zurich Insurance and Cap Gemini. For more information visit http://www.retaininternational.com/.

Website: http://www.retaininternational.com



Name: PeterOsborne

About: LOC Consulting is a management consultancy that specialises in financial services, healthcare, new media and consumer markets. We partner with our clients to deliver complex business change, IT projects and programmes. Since 2005, we have worked with global and niche organisations across a wealth of disciplines to achieve sustainable, measurable business benefit. Our deeply experienced, dynamic and innovative consultants are experts in programme health check, project recovery and programme delivery. We apply leading practice methodologies to enhance clients’ business delivery. Our capabilities span the entire project delivery lifecycle – from the initial shaping of ideas through to implementation and the embedding of outputs for sustainable, long-term business advantage. For more information please visit: www.locconsulting.co.uk

Website: http://www.locconsulting.co.uk



Name: PeterTaylor

About: Peter is a dynamic and commercially astute professional who has achieved notable success in Project Management. His background is in project management across three major business areas over the last 26 years and he is a professional speaker as well as the author of ‘The Lazy Project Manager’ (Infinite Ideas) and ‘Leading Successful PMOs’ (Gower) and ‘The Lazy Winner’ (Infinite Ideas). More information can be found at www.thelazyprojectmanager.com – and through his free podcasts in iTunes.

Website: http://www.thelazyprojectmanager.com



Name: Petra Rona

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Name: Po Yung

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Website: http://theclarksonalliance.com/



Name: Robert Cole

About: Managing Director at Centre for Change Management.

C4CM™ is the only nationally recognised qualifications centre in Change Management. Designed for professionals in the business of organisational change, C4CM™ qualifications are work based qualifications within the Qualifications Credit Framework. In particular they deliver the change components of the National Occupational Standards for Management and Leadership.

Find out more about Centre for Change Management at c4cm.co.uk.

Website: http://www.c4cm.co.uk



Name: RolandHoffmann

About: Roland Hoffmann is a 20 year veteran who has led a wide spectrum of projects, ranging from colossal to miniscule, from IT to construction, and from Europe to Asia and the Americas. He decided to convey his two decades of experience through Hoffmann Conseho’s project management courses, and founded the company in 2007. www.conseho.com

Website: http://www.conseho.com



Name: Simon Coughlin

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Name: Sharifah Azzurah

About: Sharifah Azzurah is a Project Manager with 10 years experiences in IT Infrastructure, Software Development & IT Solutions. She had been delivering various types of projects extending from insurance & banking core network management to government IT mobility solutions. She is currently engaged with MIMOS Berhad (http://www.mimos.my), a National Research & Development organization and a leader in IT innovations in Malaysia

Website: http://www.mimos.my



Name: Simon Wilkinson

About: Simon Wilkinson, PMP, has over 25 years’ experience delivering large scale change within the financial services sector. He is the founder of practicalpmo.com where he shares insights on designing and building practical, pragmatic PMO's. He is also author of "How to design a PMO that works". Simon's website Practical PMO

Website: http://www.practicalpmo.com



Name: Steve Naybour

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Name: Tristan Whittaker

About: Tristan is a self employed, freelance SEO Consultant and Web Design professional who specialises in numerous web technologies and software's who has over 15 years experience.

Website: http://www.netherbeckdesign.co.uk



Name: Vin D

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Vin D’Amico is Founder and President of DAMICON and is known as BrainsLink on Twitter and Facebook. He is an agility guru and data scientist with a focus on process improvement, agile software development, data forensics, and technical communications.

Website: http://www.brainslink.com