Skip to main content
Enterprise Agile Planning icon with arrows

This post is from the Collabnet VersionOne blog and has not been updated since the original publish date.

Last Updated Feb 14, 2013 — Enterprise Agile Planning expert

VersionOne Visits PMI’s Region 5: An Eager Agile Audience

Enterprise Agile Planning

The weather was cold and snowy outside in Charleston, West Virginia in late January, but the atmosphere within the Charleston Marriott Town Center was warm, sunny and full of life. The Town Center was hosting the PMI Region 5 Annual conference. VersionOne had the opportunity to interact with Chapter Leadership from PMI’s Region 5, covering portions of Kentucky, portions of Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, Maryland and Washington, D.C. We interacted with attendees and had a wonderful time getting to know the other friendly sponsors: GR8PM, a project manager exam preparation company, and Berry Dunn, a full service accounting and consulting firm with experience in a variety of industries. The attendees were extremely eager to learn about our agile project management tool. We are no longer living in a world where, when you mention the word ‘agile’ to a project manager, he would give you a quizzical, puzzled look. Project managers now lean into conversations about agile, demonstrating anticipation and readiness to master this new mindset to deliver value to organizations. The arrival of the PMI/ACP certification and the continued project manager interest in the CSM certification shows that agile and project managers are getting to know one another. Thank you to Brian Cochran and the rest of the leadership team for a fantastic Region 5 annual conference; they were responsive and accommodating in helping us reach our goal of bringing agile education to project managers. We were thrilled to discover that many of the attendees held positions of influence within their organizations: Director of PMO, Senior Project Manager, PMO Lead. The conversations with attendees were both deep and insightful. Many non/IT/software project managers wanted to hear of use cases, best practices for how agile can be introduced into the world of construction, manufacturing and transportation. We look forward to the next opportunity to interact with the great folks at PMI’s Region 5. Want to learn more about agile as a project manager? Check out these resources.

Dan Naden Community Manager VersionOne  

More from the Blog

View more Government Cloud
Apr 12, 2022 Government Cloud receives FedRAMP Authorization through sponsorship from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs

Enterprise Agile Planning
Flagship Agility solutions can effectively scale agile deve ...
Read More
Nov 22, 2021

What are the qualities of highly effective agile teams?

Enterprise Agile Planning
A team is the core unit of productivity in an agile organization. Wher ...
Read More
Nov 15, 2021

How an open-first attitude revolutionized government tech development

Enterprise Agile Planning
Public perception of government is often that it is slow-moving, reluc ...
Read More
cross functional
Nov 08, 2021

6 best practices for building resilient cross-functional teams

Enterprise Agile Planning
Agile frameworks prize the quality of resilience within every facet of ...
Read More
Contact Us