ALFISIG Meeting – 05.27.2015

Alfisig Members,

We are looking forward to another great speaker and presentation for our April 2015 meeting.  Attachments

Hello ALFISIG Members,

We are looking forward to another great speaker and presentation for our May 27, 2015 meeting.  Attachments to this announcement includes:   Agenda and Presentation deck.

We hope everyone can join for this interesting topic, and remember to register in advance on the Central Alabama Chapter PMI Website (http://www.pmicac.org/)  to receive a free PDU credit for PMP certification requirements. Instructions for registration are located at the bottom of the Agenda.

Topic:           The Importance of Business Architecture to Successful Project Management in Agile Environments, including SAFe

Presenter:   Francis S. Fons (Frank) – PMP, CBA (Certified Business Architect), ACP (Agile Certified Practitioner), SAFe Agilist (Scaled Agile Framework Program Leader), Six Sigma Green Belt, MBA, and BSEE

Date/Time: Wednesday- May 27, 2015 @ 11:30 – 12:30 central

Location:    ALFISIG WEB EX (link & conf line):

Meeting Number: 740 988 259

Meeting Password: 1234

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To join the online meeting (Now from mobile devices!)

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  1. Go to https://regionsbank.webex.com/regionsbank/j.php?MTID=mf5e63644d0628c9464ccb08749815718
  2. If requested, enter your name and email address.
  3. If a password is required, enter the meeting password: 1234
  4. Click “Join”.

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To join the teleconference only:

Call-in toll-free number: 1-(888) 839-7654  (US) Conference Code: 503 765 8113

Agenda and Presentation attached. 

Agenda – ALFISIG May 27, 2015

Business Architecture and Agile Methodologies including SAFe

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ALFISIG Meeting – 04.29.2015

Alfisig Members,

We are looking forward to another great speaker and presentation for our April 2015 meeting.  Attachments to this announcement includes:   Agenda, Presentation and BIO.

We hope everyone can join for this interesting topic, and remember to register in advance on the Central Alabama Chapter PMI Website (http://www.pmicac.org/)  to receive a free PDU credit for PMP certification requirements. Instructions for registration are located at the bottom of the Agenda.

Topic:  Networking or NOT Working – The Choice is Yours

Presenter: Sarah Haider, PMP

Date/Time:  Wednesday- April 29, 2015 @ 11:30 – 12:30 central

Location:  ALFISIG WEB EX (link & conf line)

Meeting Number: 740 988 259
Meeting Password: 1234
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To join the online meeting (Now from mobile devices!)
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1. Go to https://regionsbank.webex.com/regionsbank/j.php?MTID=mf5e63644d0628c9464ccb08749815718
2. If requested, enter your name and email address.
3. If a password is required, enter the meeting password: 1234
4. Click “Join”.

Agenda, Presentation and Picture attached   

Agenda – ALFISIG April 29 2015

Networking or NOT Working – The Choice is Yours

Sarah Haider (1) (1)

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ALFISIG Meeting – 03.25.2015

Alfisig Members,

We are looking forward to another great speaker and presentation for our March 2015 meeting.  Attachments to this announcement includes:   Agenda, Presentation and BIO.

We hope everyone can join for this interesting topic, and remember to register in advance on the Central Alabama Chapter PMI Website (http://www.pmicac.org/)  to receive a free PDU credit for PMP certification requirements. Instructions for registration are located at the bottom of the Agenda.

Topic:  Focus 

Presenter:  Richard (Rick) K. Forbus, Ph.D. – CEO – Executive Advisor and Coach

Date/Time:  Wednesday- March 25, 2015 @ 11:30 – 12:30 central

Location:  ALFISIG WEB EX (link & conf line)

Meeting Number: 740 988 259
Meeting Password: 1234
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To join the online meeting (Now from mobile devices!)
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1. Go to https://regionsbank.webex.com/regionsbank/j.php?MTID=mf5e63644d0628c9464ccb08749815718
2. If requested, enter your name and email address.
3. If a password is required, enter the meeting password: 1234
4. Click “Join”.

Agenda, Presentation and BIO Attached:  

Agenda – ALFISIG March 25, 2015

FOCUS – BREAKOUTrevision 03.25.15.

Rick Forbus Trove Bio Update-REVISION1

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ALFISIG Meeting – 02.25.2015

Alfisig Members,

We are looking forward to another great speaker and presentation for our February 2015 meeting.  Attachments to this announcement includes:   Agenda and  Presentation deck

We hope everyone can join for this interesting topic, and remember to register in advance on the Central Alabama Chapter PMI Website (http://www.pmicac.org/)  to receive a free PDU credit for PMP certification requirements.

Instructions for registration are located at the bottom of the Agenda.

Topic:  “Speak CFO in 1 Easy Relatively Not too Complicated Step” – What project managers need to know about software capitalization

Presenter:  Stacy Taylor, President-Red Mountain Services

Date/Time:  Wednesday- February 25, 2015 @ 11:30 – 12:30 central

Location:  ALFISIG WEB EX (link & conf line)

Meeting Number: 740 988 259
Meeting Password: 1234
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To join the online meeting (Now from mobile devices!)
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1. Go to https://regionsbank.webex.com/regionsbank/j.php?MTID=mf5e63644d0628c9464ccb08749815718
2. If requested, enter your name and email address.
3. If a password is required, enter the meeting password: 1234
4. Click “Join”.

Agenda and  Presentation  attached

 

Agenda – ALFISIG February 25, 2015

Software Capitalization

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ALFISIG Meeting – 01.28.2015

Happy 2015 ALFISIG Members!

We are looking forward to 2015 and getting started with a great speaker and topic for our January meeting.

The following information is for our Wednesday, January 28, 2015  ALFISIG meeting.

Attachments to this announcement includes:   Agenda, Presentation deck and BIO.

We hope everyone can join for this interesting topic, and remember to register in advance on the Central Alabama Chapter PMI Website (http://www.pmicac.org/)  to receive free PDU credit for PMP certification requirements. Instructions for registration are located at the bottom of the Agenda.

Topic:             Principled Based Time Management

Presenter:     Helen T. McCullough MBA, MS, PMP

Date/Time:   Wednesday, January 28,  2015 @ 11:30 – 12:30 central

Location:       ALFISIG WEBEX (link & conf line) 

https://regionsbank.webex.com/regionsbank/j.php?MTID=m5d905df83020848fded070f7c8e9a8cb

Meeting Number: 745 011 453     Meeting Password: 1234

Call-in toll-free number: 1-(888) 839-7654
Conference Code: 503 765 8113

 

Agenda, Presentation  and BIO attached

Agenda – ALFISIG January 28, 2015 Principled Base Time Managementv4 01.2015 McCullough Biov2 01.22.15

 

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2015 Alfisig Board of Directors Announcement

A big thank you to all our ALFISIG members for making 2014 such a wonderful and productive year!  The new ALFISIG Board of Directors will continue to bring you beneficial and informational presentations for 2015. 

Congratulations to the 2015  ALFISIG Board of Directors:

Director of Administration – Diane Chu Weldon Diane.Weldon@regions.com

Diane Chu Weldon – I  am currently a project manager at Regions Bank for the eBusiness group.  I have over 17 years’ experience in the financial services and healthcare industries with 14 of those years in project management. I received my  PMI-ACP (Agile Certified Practitioner) in 2014, and Six Sigma Black Belt certification in 2006, PMP (Project Management Professional) in 2004, and Master in Project Management certificate in 2004.  I have been a member of ALFISIG since 2003 and previously held the Director of Best Practices several years ago along with just this past term.  I am a graduate of University of Alabama in Huntsville with a MSM/MBA and a Bachelor degree.  Prior to my employment at Regions Bank, I worked as a Technology Project Manager at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama and a Project Manager/Business Partner at BBVA Compass Bank. I live in Hoover’s Riverchase Country Club subdivision with my husband and two small children

Director of Best Practices –  Melissa Peterson  Melissa.Peterson@regions.com

Melissa Peterson – Currently, I work at Regions as a Product Manager for Online Sales.   I received my PMP Certification in 2009 and my Green Belt in Six Sigma in 2006.   I have been a member ofALFISIG since 2005 and have served in different positions on the Board, both as Director of Best Practice and Committee Member at Large.

Director of Communication and Membership – Deb Ingram Deborah.Ingram@regions.com

Deborah Ingram – With over 30 years of experience serving in leadership roles in Project Management and  Information Technology for various industries, I have spent  the last 5 focused in the Banking Industry.   I received my PMP Certification in February of 2008 and have been a long term member with PMI and ALFISIG.  I am currently working with Regions Financial Corporation as a VP, Project Manager in the BSA/AML/OFAC Performance and Delivery group.    I have served as a board member for ALFISIG for the previous 6 years;  2 of which as the Director of Communications, 3 of which as the Director of Education and 1 as the Director of Administration.  I am a graduate of Birmingham Southern College with a Business degree and  I reside in Hoover in the Riverchase area.

Director of Education – Shelley Vasko Shelley.Vasko@gmail.com

Shelley Atwell-Vasko – I am currently engaged as an independent strategy consultant for a bank inside of a Fortune 50 insurance company.  With more than 25 years of project management experience, 16 of those years were in banking and finance. Previous roles include project, program, portfolio, PMO, and governance manager at various financial institutions. The remaining years of project experience were within the marketing and publishing industry. I received PMP Certification in 2007, Certified Business Architect in 2012, and Agile Certified Practitioner in 2014.  I have been a member of ALFISIG since 2007, when I relocated to Birmingham, and have served in the role of Director of Education for the past three years.

Director at Large –   Frank Fons

Frank Fons – I have over 25 years of experience in project management, business architecture, consulting, financial analysis, software implementation, training, and sales. I have led teams and collaborated with business and IT partners to drive successful projects, including mergers and acquisitions, product launches, and new technology implementations. The primary industries I have worked include banking, insurance, and health care, as well as for software companies selling into those markets. As a committee member at large for ALFISIG, I feel I could step in and serve theALFISIG board as needed at any time. I have presented to a variety of audiences and am currently involved in active efforts co-authoring and reviewing whitepapers for the business architecture and project management communities. I currently hold PMP, ACP, and CBA designations, in addition to having completed an MBA and a Six Sigma Green Belt program. I am pursuing SAFe certification which will further enhance my ability to bring agile methodologies to environments and scale them. I remain dedicated to continuous education and serving the project management community at large.

 

Please note that ALFISIG will not be meeting in  December. The next ALFISIG meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, January 28, 2015. 

Happy Holidays to everyone!  

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ALFISIG Meeting – 10 29 2014

Hello ALFISIG members!  
Please make plans to join our final 2014 ALFISIG presentation!The following information is for our Wednesday, October 29th ALFISIG meeting. This will be our final meeting for calendar year 2014 and we hope to have great attendance! 
Attachments to this announcement includes:   Agenda.
We hope everyone can join for this interesting topic, and remember to register in advance on the Central Alabama Chapter PMI Website (http://www.pmicac.org/)  to receive PDU credit for PMP certification requirements. Instructions for registration are located at the bottom of the Agenda.  

Topic:              Balconies and Basements 

Presenter:        Marie Todd, PMP        
Date/Time:       Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 @ 11:30 – 12:30 central  
Location:         ALFISIG WEBEX (link & conf line)  

https://regionsbank.webex.com/regionsbank/j.php?MTID=m5d905df83020848fded070f7c8e9a8cb

Meeting Number: 745 011 453     Meeting Password: 1234
Call-in toll-free number: 1-(888) 839-7654
Conference Code: 
503 765 8113

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