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This presentation was delivered by Sheilina Somani at the joint APM / RICS conference on project leadership in February 2015

This presentation was delivered by Sheilina Somani at the joint APM / RICS conference on project leadership in February 2015

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  • 1. RICS & APM Project Leadership Conference 25th February 2014 Achieving objectives through people, leveraging technology ©Sheilina Somani FAPM, RPP, PMP ©Sheilina Somani, FAPM, RPP, PMP ©Sheilina Somani, FAPM, RPP, PMP February 2014 2 1
  • 2. RICS & APM Project Leadership Conference 25th February 2014 ©Sheilina Somani, FAPM, RPP, PMP Image courtesy of Cooldesign/ FreeDigitalPhotos.net Leadership in context Challenges of teamwork Project Success Technology enablers Closing comments February 2014 3 Project Management is People Management Engagement Communication Risk management Change management Cost efficiencies Adding value Change control Acceptance/usage ©Sheilina Somani, FAPM, RPP, PMP ©Sheilina Somani, FAPM, RPP, PMP February 2014 4 2
  • 3. RICS & APM Project Leadership Conference 25th February 2014 ©Sheilina Somani, FAPM, RPP, PMP February 2014 ©Sheilina Somani, FAPM, RPP, PMP ©Sheilina Somani, FAPM, RPP, PMP February 2014 Image courtesy of Cooldesign/ FreeDigitalPhotos.net Legacy System to replace Fear of change Existing user resistance New way of working Potential for upto 600 immediate users EMEA wide requirement External Development Company Time zones to navigate (-6 to +6 GMT) 5 6 3
  • 4. RICS & APM Project Leadership Conference 25th February 2014 ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ Planning Communication Managing change Resolving issues Migration to Business as Usual (BAU) Continual improvement ©Sheilina Somani, FAPM, RPP, PMP Image courtesy of Cooldesign/ FreeDigitalPhotos.net Sponsorship of business need Stakeholder engagement/involvement Leverage of technology 7 February 2014 8 http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2012/08/13/hunter-gatherers-healthy-diet.aspx February 2014 Forage for requirements Select those you feel may be valuable Confirm which are most compelling to your stakeholders Create an appetite for success Inspire a willingness to work towards the shared goal ©Sheilina Somani, FAPM, RPP, PMP ©Sheilina Somani, FAPM, RPP, PMP 4
  • 5. RICS & APM Project Leadership Conference 25th February 2014 ©Sheilina Somani, FAPM, RPP, PMP February 2014 9 Collect the stories Understand the pain points Dream of solutions Identify life savers Comfort items Build with them (don’t wait for them to follow) Actively manage change ©Sheilina Somani, FAPM, RPP, PMP ©Sheilina Somani, FAPM, RPP, PMP February 2014 10 5
  • 6. RICS & APM Project Leadership Conference 25th February 2014 ©Sheilina Somani, FAPM, RPP, PMP Image courtesy of Mr Lightman/ FreeDigitalPhotos.net Corporate standards Intellectual Property Rights Data Protection Act Secure storage/retrieval Non Disclosure agreements Consistent use of technology February 2014 Image courtesy of Cooldesign/ FreeDigitalPhotos.net WWW Email WebEx (and similar) Microsoft Office JIRA Skype (especially Video) Cloud storage Mobile devices ©Sheilina Somani, FAPM, RPP, PMP ©Sheilina Somani, FAPM, RPP, PMP 11 February 2014 12 6
  • 7. RICS & APM Project Leadership Conference 25th February 2014 Increased employee productivity and satisfaction Reduced management complexity and costs Simplified device ordering Support for nonstandard requests with BYOD Image courtesy of Mr Lightman/ FreeDigitalPhotos.net Benefits include: It is, after all, the responsibility of the expert to operate the familiar and that of the leader to transcend it. Henry A Kissinger ©Sheilina Somani, FAPM, RPP, PMP February 2014 13 collect and share the stories that have shaped your community bring your group's past, present and future to life through storytelling store and share text, audio files and videos tag and organise the stories of your community, so community members can easily search the collection encourage community members to comment on stories and engage with each other through them collect new stories from anyone in the community, no matter their location control who has access to your community's story collection. http://www.zahmoo.com/ ©Sheilina Somani, FAPM, RPP, PMP ©Sheilina Somani, FAPM, RPP, PMP February 2014 14 7
  • 8. RICS & APM Project Leadership Conference 25th February 2014 http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2012/08/13/hunter-gatherers-healthy-diet.aspx Identify what a good sponsor looks like Agree behaviours Meet before meetings Meet after meetings Share language/goals/vision Use technology widely Train and support users Honesty/Integrity (… and Luck!) ©Sheilina Somani, FAPM, RPP, PMP February 2014 ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ Image courtesy of Exsodus/ FreeDigitalPhotos.net Over 600 concurrent users Over 2 million page hits Evolution of usage Increased work satisfaction New Requests Existing teams in the UK Canada South America Europe ©Sheilina Somani, FAPM, RPP, PMP ©Sheilina Somani, FAPM, RPP, PMP 15 February 2014 16 8
  • 9. RICS & APM Project Leadership Conference 25th February 2014 “It must be remembered that there is nothing more difficult to plan, more doubtful of success, nor more dangerous to manage than a new system. For the initiator has the enmity of all who would profit by the preservation of the old institution and merely lukewarm defenders in those who gain by the new ones. ” Niccolò Machiavelli ©Sheilina Somani, FAPM, RPP, PMP February 2014 17 Image courtesy of Stuart Miles/ FreeDigitalPhotos.net SheilinaSomani@gmail.com +44 7897 333090 www.SheilinaSomani.com ©Sheilina Somani, FAPM, RPP, PMP ©Sheilina Somani, FAPM, RPP, PMP February 2014 18 9

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