Net Tuesday Vancouver Event Report: IT Project Management for Nonprofits

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Here's a terrifying statistic: 70% of Information Technology projects fail! Studies consistently show that even well-resourced organizations have a better-than-even chance of project failure. Reasons include "fuzzy business objectives", "out-of-sync stakeholders" and "excessive rework". In short: a lack of good project management (and not a shortage of money.)

That's why Net Tuesday Vancouver collaborated with PM-volunteers.org on March 5 for "IT project management for nonprofits". Experts from PM-Volunteers provided an introduction to the core skills of project management and presented a case study on their work with BC211's Information Management System Implementation.

Storify by David Gloyn-Cox.

IT Project management for nonprofits

A fast and furious story about one groups successful experience with pm-volunteers.org.

Storified by Net Tuesday· Sat, Mar 09 2013 12:32:42

Home | pm-volunteers.orgPM-Volunteers.org™ (PM-V) is a grassroots initiative of the project management community. Our mission is to mobilize the project manageme...
Don Williams, PM-V's Senior Client Relationship Manager, and Shawn Hawkins, the volunteer project manager for BC211's Information Management System Implementation Project, will be co-presenting the session.
IT Project management for nonprofitsHere's a terrifying statistic: 70% of Information Technology (IT) projects fail! Studies consistently show that even well-resourced ...
It was really interesting to hear from Shawn Hawkins about how pm-volunteers.org works. For such a young organization, it's good to see how they are making a difference in such an effective way. It was great to have the opportunity to learn from their experiences.                                                                                                                                                                              Stephen Bau
Hey @pmvolunteersorg - @DonaldwDon and Shawn Hawkins KNOCKED IT OUT OF THE PARK last night. Amazing! VIDEO: http://ow.ly/isN5A #ntvanNet Tuesday Meetup

The slides (alas not snakes)

IT Project Management for Nonprofits - Net Tuesday March 5 2013IT PROJECT MANAGEMENT FOR NONPROFITS A CASE STUDY

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Non Profit Project Management Training - Great free resources to assist you, from @pmvolunteersorg http://ow.ly/1T9Sd7 #ntvan #npmmChad Leaman
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