Archive for May, 2013

ALFISIG Meeting – 05/29/2013

The May  meeting will be held on May 29, 2013

Here are the details for the  meeting.

 Topic – Project Risk Management:  Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FEMA)
 Speaker –

Janette Long, SSBB, PMP

 Date – May 29, 2013 – 11:30 – 12:30 pm,  Central
 Location – Audio Only  Meeting 1- 866-476-8702 Attendee access code: 130846.  Registration required to attend for PDU credit.

AGENDA Attachment:  Agenda – ALFISIG 2013-05-29

Presentation:  Project Risk Management_Failure Mode and Effects Analysis_Long 052913

SPEAKER BIO:  

Janette Long, SSBB, PMP is a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and certified Project Management Professional with over 12 years of experience within the banking/mortgage, education, insurance and nonprofit arenas. She earned her BSC Marketing degree from DePaul University and continued her graduate studies in Lean Six Sigma at the University of Chicago and Villanova University. Previous projects include branding initiatives, bank divestitures, compliance software implementation, operational risk audits, business process management, and IT performance management. She is currently engaged in a business process re-engineering effort for a Fortune 50 insurance company.

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ALFISIG Meeting – 04/24/2013

The April  meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 24, 2013. 

Here are the details for the  meeting.

 Topic – Applying Agile Methodology
 Speaker –

Harmeet Kaur Sudan, PMP

 Date – April 24, 2013  – 11:30 – 12:30 pm,  Central
 Location – Audio Only  Meeting 1- 866-476-8702 Attendee access code: 130846.  Registration required to attend for PDU credit.

AGENDA Attachment:  Agenda – ALFISIG 2012-04-25

Presentation: PMI – Agile Methodology 042013

SPEAKER BIO:  

Harmeet is a PMP and PSM Level I (Professional Scrum Master) Certified Program/Project Manager with 14+ years of professional experience in IT field. She has got opportunity to work with clients in Banking, Financial Services, Property and Casualty Insurance and Retail domain.

The Key areas of her expertise are Program Management, Project Management, Manage Large team on onsite-offshore model, Analysis, Design, Development, Integration, Testing & Support, Quality Assurance, Documentation and Production Support of applications using various software tools and utilities. 

When not working, Harmeet enjoys spending time with her family, listening to music, exploring new places and reading books. She is currently based in Huntersville, North Carolina and may be reached at hksudan@yahoo.com for comments or questions. 

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ALFISIG Meeting – 03/27/2013

The March  meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 29th, 2013. 

Here are the details for the  meeting.

 Topic – Determining Optimal Planning, Managing Tradeoff between Focusing on Link to Strategy versus Time to Implement
 Speaker –
Frank Fons -PMP, Certified Business Architect (CBA), MBA, Six Sigma Green Belt
 Date – March 27, 2013  – 11:30 – 12:30 pm,  Central
 Location – Audio Only  Meeting 1- 866-476-8702 Attendee access code: 130846.  Registration required to attend for PDU credit.

AGENDA Attachment: Agenda – ALFISIG 2013-03-27

PRESENTATION:   Determining_Optimal_Planning,_Managing_Tradeoff_between_Focusing_on_Link_to_Strategy_versus_Time_to_Implement

SPEAKER BIO:  

Francis S. Fons (Frank) CBA® is currently a senior business architect consultant for STA Group, a Dillon Kane Company, at State Farm Insurance, leading a team of business architects engaged in customer sales and marketing transformation efforts. Frank has his PMP designation, MBA, Six Sigma Green Belt, Certified Business Architect, and BSEE, Computer Engineering. In addition, he has an Illinois Property and Casualty Insurance Agent License, and an Illinois Real Estate Broker License. He is currently pursuing PMI certification as an Agile Certified Practitioner, and ITIL certification.  Frank has operated a consulting business, Frank Fons Inc., since January, 2010. It focuses efforts in business architecture, project management, financial analysis, systematic and consultative sales, relationship management, training, and business reorganization.Frank has over 25 years of business experience, primarily in the financial services, software, and health care industries. He has acted in sales and consulting capacities, directing change management for customers who were acquired, and process changes for system conversions. He also participated in several new product and service pilot programs, managing the relationships with participating customers to deliver mutual benefits. His current role involves business architecture and project management efforts at State Farm to engage its customers in a consistent, personalized manner, regardless of communication channel.  The goal is to provide relevant messaging, taking advantage of available collaborative technologies, including mobile devices. Other significant recent prior project management work included work at several banks which have been acquired or acquired other institutions, and the redesign and implementation of CRM for a credit insurance agency to streamline cross-selling, ordering, and invoicing for policies and credit information and collection services offered by the agency.While not occupied in work, Frank enjoys participating in a book club, traveling, tennis, cooking, and volunteering.

 

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