Usability and Project Management Sarah Cortes, PMP, CISA www.inmantechnologyIT.com Sarah’s blog: SecurityWatch Sarah’s ITt...
Usability and Project Management Agenda <ul><li>Who are we? </li></ul><ul><li>Project Management Overview </li></ul><ul><l...
Sarah Cortes, PMP, CISA <ul><li>Clients:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Harvard University </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Biogen </li>...
Usability and Project Management     Overview   <ul><li>Integration Management   </li></ul><ul><li>Scope Management   </li...
Usability and Project Management     History   <ul><li>Henry Gantt (1861 - 1919)  </li></ul>
Usability and Project Management     Overview   <ul><li>Integration Management   </li></ul><ul><li>Scope Management   </li...
Usability and Project Management     Stages   <ul><li>Project initiation </li></ul><ul><li>Project planning or design </li...
Usability and Project Management     Scope Management   <ul><li>Scope Planning  </li></ul><ul><li>Scope Definition  </li><...
Usability and Project Management   Standards Overview  <ul><li>ISO/IEC 27000  -  International Organization for Standardiz...
Usability and Project Management   Is the P urpose to…? <ul><li>Drive you crazy? </li></ul><ul><li>Waste your precious res...
Usability and Project Management   Could policies help….? <ul><li>Save you after you have already gotten into trouble? </l...
Usability and Project Management   Calling in the Experts
Usability and Project Management   Did you know….? <ul><li>Seven out of ten attacks are from… </li></ul>
Usability and Project Management   You may be wondering… <ul><li>Why develop and document IT policies, standards and techn...
Usability and Project Management    Integration Management   <ul><li>Project Charter Development  </li></ul><ul><li>Projec...
Usability and Project Management     Scope Management   <ul><li>Scope Planning  </li></ul><ul><li>Scope Definition  </li><...
Usability and Project Management    Time Management   <ul><li>Activity Definition  </li></ul><ul><li>Activity Sequencing  ...
Usability and Project Management     Cost Management   <ul><li>Cost Estimating  </li></ul><ul><li>Cost Budgeting  </li></u...
Usability and Project Management     Quality Management   <ul><li>Quality Planning  </li></ul><ul><li>Quality Assurance  <...
Usability and Project Management     Human Resources Management   <ul><li>Human Resource Planning  </li></ul><ul><li>Staff...
Usability and Project Management   ISACA Communications Management   <ul><li>Communications Planning  </li></ul><ul><li>In...
Usability and Project Management   Procurement Management <ul><li>Planning for Purchases and Acquisitions  </li></ul><ul><...
Usability and Project Management     Risk Management   <ul><li>Risk Management Planning  </li></ul><ul><li>Risk Identifica...
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Usability And Project Management

  1. 1. Usability and Project Management Sarah Cortes, PMP, CISA www.inmantechnologyIT.com Sarah’s blog: SecurityWatch Sarah’s ITtechEx column twitter: SecuritySpy LinkedIn: Sarah Cortes
  2. 2. Usability and Project Management Agenda <ul><li>Who are we? </li></ul><ul><li>Project Management Overview </li></ul><ul><li>Purpose? </li></ul><ul><li>PMI Framework </li></ul>
  3. 3. Sarah Cortes, PMP, CISA <ul><li>Clients: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Harvard University </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Biogen </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fidelity </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Professional Associations: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sarah is a member of the AIM Advisory Board on Data Privacy Laws to the Massachusetts Legislature </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Practice expertise </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Complex Application Development/Implementation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IT Security/Privacy/Risk Management/Audit Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Data Center Operations Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Disaster Recovery/High Availability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Program/Project Management </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Background </li></ul><ul><ul><li>SVP in charge of Security, DR, IT Audit, and some Data Center Operations at Putnam Investments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>As head of DR, ran Putnam's failover during 9/11 when parent Marsh McLennan failed over to our facility from the World Trade Center 99th floor data center </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Coordinated over 65 audits per year </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Previously ran major applications development for Trading/Analytics Systems </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Usability and Project Management Overview <ul><li>Integration Management </li></ul><ul><li>Scope Management </li></ul><ul><li>Time Management </li></ul><ul><li>Cost Management </li></ul><ul><li>Quality Management </li></ul><ul><li>Human Resources Management </li></ul><ul><li>Communications Management </li></ul><ul><li>Risk Management </li></ul><ul><li>Procurement Management </li></ul>
  5. 5. Usability and Project Management History <ul><li>Henry Gantt (1861 - 1919) </li></ul>
  6. 6. Usability and Project Management Overview <ul><li>Integration Management </li></ul><ul><li>Scope Management </li></ul><ul><li>Time Management </li></ul><ul><li>Cost Management </li></ul><ul><li>Quality Management </li></ul><ul><li>Human Resources Management </li></ul><ul><li>Communications Management </li></ul><ul><li>Risk Management </li></ul><ul><li>Procurement Management </li></ul>
  7. 7. Usability and Project Management Stages <ul><li>Project initiation </li></ul><ul><li>Project planning or design </li></ul><ul><li>Project execution or production </li></ul><ul><li>Project monitoring and controlling </li></ul><ul><li>Project completion </li></ul>
  8. 8. Usability and Project Management Scope Management <ul><li>Scope Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Scope Definition </li></ul><ul><li>Work Breakdown Structure Development </li></ul><ul><li>Scope Verification </li></ul><ul><li>Scope Change Control </li></ul>
  9. 9. Usability and Project Management Standards Overview <ul><li>ISO/IEC 27000 - International Organization for Standardization/International Electrotechnical Commission </li></ul><ul><li>ITIL – Information Technology Infrastructure Library </li></ul><ul><li>NIST - National Institute of Standards and Technology </li></ul><ul><li>PMBOK – Project Management Body of Knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>TOGAF - The Open Group Architecture Framework </li></ul><ul><li>CMMI for Development - Capability Maturity Model Integration </li></ul><ul><li>SEI’s CMM (Capability Maturity Model) for SW </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>(US DoD) Software Engineering Institute </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>COBIT - Control Objectives for Information & related Technology </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Information Systems Audit and Control Association </li></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Usability and Project Management Is the P urpose to…? <ul><li>Drive you crazy? </li></ul><ul><li>Waste your precious resources in a pointless task that will soon be out of date? </li></ul><ul><li>Serve as evidence to be used against you later? </li></ul>
  11. 11. Usability and Project Management Could policies help….? <ul><li>Save you after you have already gotten into trouble? </li></ul><ul><li>Attempt, however lamely, to keep you out of trouble </li></ul><ul><li>Prove that, however obvious the trouble is, it is not your fault </li></ul>
  12. 12. Usability and Project Management Calling in the Experts
  13. 13. Usability and Project Management Did you know….? <ul><li>Seven out of ten attacks are from… </li></ul>
  14. 14. Usability and Project Management You may be wondering… <ul><li>Why develop and document IT policies, standards and technical directives? </li></ul><ul><li>Is it really worth it? What’s in it for me? </li></ul><ul><li>Who will pay for the resources thusly diverted? </li></ul>
  15. 15. Usability and Project Management Integration Management <ul><li>Project Charter Development </li></ul><ul><li>Project Scope Statement Development </li></ul><ul><li>Project Plan Development </li></ul><ul><li>Project Plan Execution </li></ul><ul><li>Monitoring and Controlling of Project Work </li></ul><ul><li>Overall Change Control </li></ul><ul><li>Project Closure </li></ul>
  16. 16. Usability and Project Management Scope Management <ul><li>Scope Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Scope Definition </li></ul><ul><li>Work Breakdown Structure Development </li></ul><ul><li>Scope Verification </li></ul><ul><li>Scope Change Control </li></ul>
  17. 17. Usability and Project Management Time Management <ul><li>Activity Definition </li></ul><ul><li>Activity Sequencing </li></ul><ul><li>Activity Resource Estimating </li></ul><ul><li>Activity Duration Estimating </li></ul><ul><li>Schedule Development </li></ul><ul><li>Schedule Control </li></ul>
  18. 18. Usability and Project Management Cost Management <ul><li>Cost Estimating </li></ul><ul><li>Cost Budgeting </li></ul><ul><li>Cost Control </li></ul>
  19. 19. Usability and Project Management Quality Management <ul><li>Quality Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Quality Assurance </li></ul><ul><li>Quality Control </li></ul>
  20. 20. Usability and Project Management Human Resources Management <ul><li>Human Resource Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Staff Acquisition </li></ul><ul><li>Team Development </li></ul><ul><li>Team Management </li></ul>
  21. 21. Usability and Project Management ISACA Communications Management <ul><li>Communications Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Information Distribution </li></ul><ul><li>Performance Reporting </li></ul><ul><li>Stakeholder Management </li></ul>
  22. 22. Usability and Project Management Procurement Management <ul><li>Planning for Purchases and Acquisitions </li></ul><ul><li>Contract Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Requesting seller Responses (RFPs) </li></ul><ul><li>Source Selection </li></ul><ul><li>Contract Administration </li></ul><ul><li>Contract Close-out </li></ul>
  23. 23. Usability and Project Management Risk Management <ul><li>Risk Management Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Risk Identification </li></ul><ul><li>Risk Assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Risk Analysis-Quantitative and Qualitative </li></ul><ul><li>Risk Response Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Risk Monitoring and Control </li></ul>

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