Planview Announces PMO 2.0 Leadership Forum in Jersey City, New Jersey, September 4, 2008

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Speakers including JRI America and Fujitsu Consulting will reveal PMO best practices and trends

wide portfolio management solutions, will host the next installment of its PMO 2.0 Leadership Forum series in Jersey City, NJ, on September 4th, 2008. This forum is the latest in a highly successful series which explores best practices, trends, and issues related to the Project Management Office (PMO).

Moderated by Terry Doerscher, Planview Chief Process Architect and author of the Enterprise Navigator blog, the half-day event will feature a case study and panel with Terry McArdle, Vice President of the Project Management Office at JRI America, a subsidiary of Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation. JRI America is a full service information technology consulting company, focused on providing a wide range of services, with experience in Financial Services, Manufacturing, Logistics, and other markets.

McArdle, who manages project governance and project management efforts, will share real-world insights on how the traditional PMO is transforming into a broader business management center of excellence.

Joining McArdle will be event panelists:

  •     Fumiko Kondo, Managing Director, Intellilink
  •     Jim Bradbury, Vice President and Managing Director, Fujitsu Consulting
  •     Michael Leser, Methodology and Process Manager, ESPN

Building on nine successful events across the country, Planview is bringing the PMO 2.0 Leadership Forum series to Jersey City, NJ, where regional PMO Directors and IT executives will have the opportunity to learn from and interact with their distinguished peers. The agenda will include concepts and insights from previous Forums, a PMO case study, directed Q&A to panelists, networking opportunities and an optional product demonstration of Planview Enterprise. Forum topics include:

  •     How is your PMO perceived in the organization?
  •     How and where does your PMO need to fit into the organization to be most effective?
  •     How do you staff the PMO to meet new demands?

Wednesday, September 4, 2008
Main Event: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Lunch and Optional Product Demo: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Hyatt Regency Jersey City
Two Exchange Place
Jersey City, NJ 07302

For additional information and to register, visit the PMO 2.0 Leadership Forum page:

Visit Terry Doerscher's Enterprise Navigator blog:

About Planview
Since 1989, Planview has been a market leader and trusted partner in providing comprehensive portfolio management solutions. Planview Enterprise®, the company's leading performance management platform, combines project and portfolio management software with adaptive best practices, Planview PRISMS®, to enable better decision making and business accountability. Industry leaders such as Citi, BP, EDF, and the American Red Cross, partner with Planview to achieve their strategic business goals.

Headquartered in Austin, Texas, with offices across the U.S., Europe, and Asia-Pacific, Planview supports 550 customers in virtually every industry. Planview is privately held and has been profitable for over a decade. For more information, visit

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