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Monday, November 3 • 8:30am - 5:00pm
T2: Empowering Teams with Great Data: Using the Process Dashboard

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Successful project management leverages well-chosen tools to establish an empowered culture. Accordingly, tool expertise (or lack thereof) can either enable or limit the effectiveness of your process-improvement efforts. This tutorial shows participants how to perform many project-management techniques using the open-source Process Dashboard application. The session is designed to benefit both those new to the Dashboard who wish to jump-start their training and experienced users of the Dashboard who seek a higher level of mastery. Participants will be provided with the experience and skills to use the tool more effectively so that their teams and organizations can work smarter, with less overhead.

Tutorial topics include the following:

1. Team Planning (Launch)
  • Preparing for a successful project launch
  • Leveraging Dashboard functionality to empower and accelerate team planning efforts
2. Team Working
  • Collecting data, managing team and personal plans, and facilitating team work
  •  Understanding and customizing reports to monitor team progress, pinpoint project problems, and report to management
3. Postmortem and Replan (Relaunch)

4. Deeper Understanding
  • Insight into the underlying data and tool architecture to accelerate mastery of the Dashboard
5. Advanced Topics
  •  Tips for using the Dashboard more effectively
  •  Advanced features for high-maturity teams
Attendees who bring a laptop computer will benefit from hands-on experience as they follow along with the demonstrations.

Learning Outcomes
  • Use the Process Dashboard confidently during TSP launches
  • Use the tool more effectively and work smarter, with less overhead
  • Apply advanced techniques for project planning and tracking
  • Transition these skills to others in your organization

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David Tuma

Tuma Solutions
David Tuma After graduating from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, David Tuma encountered the Team Software Process as a member of a TSP project team in 1998. Immensely impressed by the power and elegance of PSP and TSP, he created an open source tool called the Process... Read More →

Monday November 3, 2014 8:30am - 5:00pm EST
Grand Station Ballroom 4

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