Project management software experts.
Here are some people who are considered to be experts in the field of Project Management.
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R. Max Wideman
P.Eng. FCSCE, FEIC, FICE, Fellow PMI
Max Wideman is a registered professional engineer specializing in project management consulting. He is an internationally recognized speaker and has presented seminars and papers in eleven different countries on a variety of project management topics. During his career he has had hands-on experience as a corporate executive, project director and Project Manager for a range of clients.
He has seen the project management process from the perspective of owner, developer, engineer, contractor and government agent. His projects include heavy engineering and building construction as well as software, systems, social and environmental projects.
Max has been active in the US-based Project Management Institute (PMI) for many years including being elected to President and Chairman of the PMI Board. In the mid-1980s, he led a team of eighty PMI volunteers from across North America to document the Institute’s Project Management Body of Knowledge. It was approved and published by PMI in 1987, since superseded by ‘A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge’, publications which provided the basis for PMI’s Project Management Professional certification program.
He is author of many papers and several books on project management: A Framework for Project and Program Management Integration (Editor, Project Management Institute, 1991); Project and Program Risk Management, (Editor, Project Management Institute, 1992); and Cost Control of Capital Projects, (Second Edition 1995, BiTech Publishers, Vancouver, BC, Canada.) His latest book is A Management Framework for Project, Program and Portfolio Integration. (Trafford Publishing, Victoria, BC, Canada, 2004)
In addition, he has contributed chapters to authoritative project management books: Project Risk Management in Project Management Handbook (PMI/Jossey-Bass 1998); How to Motivate All Stakeholders to Work Together in Field Guide to Project Management (Van Nostrand Reinhold 1998); and Professional and Personal Development Management: A Practical Approach to Education and Training in Project Management for the Business Professional: A Comprehensive Guide (John Wiley 2001).
Harvey A. LevineThe Project Knowledge Group
Harvey A. Levine, with 43 years of service to the project management industry, is founder of The Project Knowledge Group, a consulting firm specializing in PM training, PM software selection, evaluation & implementation, and PM using microcomputers. He has implemented or enhanced the project management capabilities of numerous firms, often combined with the selection or implementation of computerized project management tools. For more information on Harvey Levine or the Project Knowledge Group, please visit http://home.earthlink.net/~halevine/.
Mr. Levine is the leading consultant to the project management software industry and is recognized as the leading expert in tools for project management. He has been Adjunct Professor of Project Management at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Boston University. He has conducted project management public seminars for ASCE, AMA, IBM, PMI.
Mr. Levine is the author of books, articles and videos on Project Management. His latest book, “Practical Project Management: Tips, Tactics, and Tools”, has recently been published by John Wiley & Sons. Mr. Levine’s new book, “Project Portfolio Management, A Practical Guide to Selecting Projects, Maintaining Portfolios, and Maximizing Benefits”, Jossey-Bass, is scheduled for publication in July, 2005. Mr. Levine is past president of the Project Management Institute, a recipient of PMI’s 1989 Distinguished Contribution to Project Management award, and has been elected a Fellow of PMI. His latest book is entitled Project Portfolio Management: A Practical Guide to Selecting Projects, Managing Portfolios, and Maximizing Benefits.
Mr. Levine has offices in Saratoga Springs, NY and San Diego, CA. His e-mail address is: firstname.lastname@example.org.