Buchanan & Edwards Presents at Second Annual Department of State Program and Project Management Community of Practice Forum

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Buchanan & Edwards employee, George Haney, scheduled to speak at the U.S. Department of State's 2nd Annual Program and Project Management Community of Practice (PPMCoP) Forum on Thursday, January 16, 2014.

Buchanan & Edwards (BE) is proud to announce that one of its distinguished Project Server Engineers will speak at the Department of State’s (DoS) Second Annual Program and Project Management Community of Practice (PPMCoP) Forum. The event will be held in the George C. Marshall Center of the Harry S. Truman Building on Thursday, January 16, 2014 from 9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Buchanan & Edwards Project Server Engineer George Haney, Co-Chair of the PPMCoP Steering Committee, will speak for the second time at the 2014 PPMCoP Forum. Mr. Haney will be discussing the year ahead for the PPMCoP, highlighting goals and opportunities for involvement.

The theme of this year’s PPMCoP is “Managing Complex Projects at the Department of State,” and presentations will focus on how organizations are adapting by doing more with less. Under Secretary of Management Patrick F. Kennedy will provide opening remarks and Ambassador Rick Barton and Assistant Secretary Janice Jacobs will deliver keynote presentations on their experiences managing projects in complex, dynamic and multi-national environments.

The mission of the PPMCoP is to advance a practical understanding of program and project management at the Department, and to provide guidance for members as to how to gain added knowledge and skills, promote industry standards, and facilitate best practices.

“It is an honor to share the stage with key leaders at the Department of State. Knowledge sharing, like the PPMCoP, is a critical factor for innovation, and it is exciting to have our people sharing best practices with our customers and peers,” said Buchanan & Edwards CEO, Brian Karlisch.


About Buchanan & Edwards:
Buchanan & Edwards (BE) is an information technology and professional services consulting firm, which provides clients with cutting-edge technology solutions and organizational management services to ensure mission success anytime, anywhere.

Serving the federal sector since 1998, we base our solutions on an in-depth understanding of our clients, their mission, and the unique challenges they face. BE is a Microsoft Gold Partner, Oracle Silver Partner, the winner of the 2011 Small Business of the Year Award for the US Department of State and a four-time Inc 500│5000 awardee.

BE employs a disciplined management approach that has been independently appraised as compliant with CMMI Level 3 processes and ISO 9001:2008 standards. For additional information, please visit our website at http://www.Buchanan-Edwards.com.

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