April 18, 2017


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Announcing the new lineup of OVOC Executives and Directors for 2017/2018

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These roles take effect after this year's Annual Business Meeting on May 4, 2017.

Please welcome your 2017/2018 Board of Directors:

  • President: Jennifer Read
  • Secretary: Heidi Theelen
  • Treasurer: Manuel Fernandez
  • VP Technology: Will Read
  • VP Programs: Pete Grieve
  • VP Professional Development: Paul Romano
  • VP Membership: Nadine Fortin
  • VP Volunteers: Aline Timoteo
  • VP Marketing: Jon Christie
  • VP Partnership: Yvan Bastien
  • VP Special Programs: Eric Uyttewaal


PMI OVOC 2017 Symposium: Call for Speakers is open

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This year's theme is: "Transforming Project Management Excellence: Driving Change." With your help, the National Capital Project Management Symposium (NCPMS) will present an outstanding quality programme. If you have any questions please direct them to Pete Grieve at Symposium-chair@pmiovoc.org. For details on submitting an abstract, click here.


Algonquin College: Post Grad PM Students are ready for placements

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Algonquin College has post-graduate Project Management students who are eager to offer 60 hours of complimentary project management services to help with your Ottawa-based project! If you have a field placement opportunity for May to August 2017 or wish to have more information, please click here.






Lunch Seminar Series: "Adding a New Campaign to a Non-Profit Charity" Apr 26, 2017
OTTAWA Saturday Seminar Series: "Outcomes-Focused Agility — Story Mapping for Strategic Intent" Apr 29, 2017
KINGSTON Saturday Seminar Series: "Outcomes-Focused Agility — Story Mapping for Strategic Intent" Apr 29, 2017
PMP Exam Prep Series: Spring 5 Day format

May 1 - 5, 2017

Annual Business Meeting: RCAF Officer's Mess

May 4, 2017

2017 National Capital Symposium

Oct 24-Oct 26, 2017

PMI OVOC volunteer opportunities found through PMI's VRMS tool Share on Facebook Twitter Share on Linkedin

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Members — we welcome you to join our volunteer team to take an active role in supporting our mission to promote project management. Why volunteer? Click here to learn more. Volunteering just got easier than ever at PMI OVOC since we started using the Volunteer Relationship Management System (VRMS). This is a PMI application where all the volunteer roles for all the Chapters around the world are posted. Members, you can create your volunteer profile, upload your resume, search and apply for volunteer opportunities all in the new VRMS tool. It can also be used to record your time spent volunteering. The VRMS makes it easy to search for volunteer opportunities throughout the world. To get started, log in or register and visit the VRMS to find volunteer opportunities that interest you.

Members — check out this opportunity: ID# 8894 Volunteer Task Force Team Member


3 ways AI will change project management for the better

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Venture Beat
AI isn't something to fear. It may even be your best team member, especially for project managers. AI for project management is on the rise, and the way things are going, it's going to help teams make smarter decisions and move faster. Let's take a look.  READ MORE


What matters to project managers

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Business 2 Community
A few developers working hard can get a lot done, but it takes a well-rounded team with different skills and roles to build and grow a successful software product and company. Unfortunately, all too often, we find that our teams or team members are working in silos, not fully understanding what others are doing (or why).  READ MORE


Why startups need project managers now more than ever

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Since Eric Reis first coined the term "Lean Startup" in 2008, businesses have followed a consistent trajectory: get flat or go home. The over-structured bureaucracy so common in 20th-century corporations is anathema to startups today, and a company might seem downright puritanical if its CEO doesn't stroll into work wearing a hoodie.  READ MORE




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