Capt. L. N. Prasad
PM Footprints: During the month of August, three PM Footprints sessions were held.
On 3rd August 2017, Ms. P. Deepthi, Agile Program Champion of Philips, spoke on the topic “Go the extra Mile, with Agile”.
On 17th August 2017, Mr. S. Srinivasan, Principal Consultant PM Power consulting spoke on the topic “Self-Organizing teams and the evaporating Manager”.
On 31st August 2017, Mr. H. B. Prasad, Professor and Head Centre for Information Security, Computer Science and Engineering, PES University, spoke on the topic “Cyber Security- the new frontier for Project Managers”.
All the talks were well attended and well received by the participants.
E&C PM Footprints 1st Anniversary Celebrations: On Saturday the 26th August 2017 the first anniversary of the E&C PM Footprints was held. To mark the occasion, in addition to the regular speakers, a panel discussion was also organized. Nearly 120 members participated in the event. Many of the 24 speakers who spoke during the past one year were present. They were all felicitated with a memento. The Keynote speaker of the day Mr. Nejeeb Khan, AIA RIBA, Founder and Managing Director, KGD Architecture India, spoke on the topic “New Age Construction Technologies”. Later Mr. Vineet Sharma, Regional Head-AEC South and Srilanka, from Autodesk India Pvt. Ltd., an Invited speaker spoke on the topic “Trend Setter Technologies in Construction”.
Later a panel discussion was held on the topic “Prepare to Embrace Disruptive Changes”. The panellists were Mr. Vijay Pandey, Chief Consulting Officer Management Consulting Services, Mr. Harish M V, COO PDS, Jones Lang Lasalle, Mr. Anil Muthalik, VP-Projects Bharitya City Developers Pvt. Ltd. and Mr. S J Vijay, Chairman Salmon Leap Associates India Pvt. Ltd.
Agile Foundation:The one day Agile foundation training was held on 26th August 2017.