Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Second chance to win your $50 Amazon.com gift certificate

To secure your second chance to win, send an email to pmitucson@gmail.com with the words "PMI Tucson Prize 2" in the subject line. Make sure to include your name in the body of the email - and your email needs to be received before 5pm Friday September 3rd. (Details of the competition are described in this earlier post.) This is your last chance to win (for this month anyway).

And this winner is.....

The winner of the first round prize is chapter member Clark Leiphart. Clark is a Senior Quality Engineer with Modular Mining System here in Tucson, and became a Tucson chapter member just recently. However, he’s been a PMI national member since 2002, and has participated with various PMI components over the years.

He’s already been to several chapter meetings, and commented that he found them to be exceptionally well attended with up-to-date content. Clark is also a Senior Member of the ASQ and would enjoy speaking with members interested in quality techniques suitable for their projects, especially those involving software and electronics. Welcome to the chapter Clark, and congratulations.

Monday, August 30, 2010

Volunteer Request from CFSA

A former chapter member has been working with the Community Foundation for Southern Arizona (CFSA) and passed on this request for assistance:

"CFSA is seeking the support of a high level IT systems person who can guide and oversee the system review, provide recommendations for improving and optimizing the current system, and provide technical assistance in implementing any system changes. This support person will have a broad technical understanding of modern database and communication system operations, knowledge of the latest software and system applications available in today’s market, and a thorough understanding of systems integration."

Read all the details, and contact information here.

Saturday, August 28, 2010

First chance to win your $50 Amazon.com certificate

To secure your chance to win, send an email to pmitucson@gmail.com with the words "PMI Tucson Prize 1" in the subject line.  Make sure to include your name in the body of the email - and your email needs to be received before 5pm Monday August 30th.  (Details of the competition are described in this earlier post.)  There'll be one more chance to win before the end of the month.

By the way, if you haven't been to a meeting in a while, we've had some great presentations recently, with almost 40 people in attendance at the last dinner meeting, and almost 30 at the last breakfast.

Sunday, August 22, 2010

PMI Silicon Valley Chapter 2010 Annual Symposium

PMI Silicon Valley Chapter (www.pmisv.org

2010 Annual Symposium September 20-21

Santa Clara, in the heart of Silicon Valley, San Francisco Bay Area

Why Attend?

The target audience for this event is project, program leaders & business executives who are interested in achieving successful project results and the overall goal of business success. Over 20 experienced subject matter experts and thought leaders will speak and share their knowledge, experiences, and case studies. Scheduled speakers for the Symposium include many of the best in the field. The Symposium will:
  • Generate a greater awareness of new trends in Project Management and Business Leadership.
  • Help you meet and build relationships with others who experience the same challenges.
  • Spark lively discussions about project processes that challenge business success.
  • Provide useful, action-oriented value for your investment.
Keynote Speakers
  • Project Managers and the Bottom line: A System Perspective by Marvin L. Patterson
  • Project Managers are from Mercury, Business Leaders are from Venus -How Project Managers can bridge the two worlds for greater success!by Nancy L. Clark
  • Resolving Conflict: A Key Skill in Project Management to Assure both project and business success by Marilyn Manning, Ph.D.

Saturday, August 21, 2010

How to Win Two $50 Amazon.com Gift Certificates

    Here's how to win:
    1. Read this blog regularly between now and the end of August.
    2. When instructed, send an email to the specified prize-winning email address.  (There will be two $50 opportunities, each with a different email address.)
    3. Be a PMI Tucson chapter member.  (Non-members can still win, but it's only a $25 prize.  Current PMI Tucson board members are not eligible to win.)
    4. Be the lucky person who's email is selected at random from the emails received at the prize-winning email address.
    [Tip:  See the green column on the right to subscribe and receive blog updates via email or RSS (e.g. Google Reader, My Yahoo), so you don't miss the all-important email addresses.]

    Good luck!

    Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Job Fair

    Join THCC at their job fair, sponsored by Jobing.com and Viscount Suites.

    August 24th, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
    Viscount Suites Hotel (Broadway/Rosemont)