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Talks and presentations to various organizations

Brian has given forty talks to professional organizations on a wide range of topics. Brian honed his speaking skills through 5 years attendance at Toastmasters.

Brian also helped organize numerous conferences, joint meetings and speakers.

Here's a partial list from the most recent presentations and conferences. 

Talks and presentations
January 2010 IAAA international association of Administrative Assistance How can we contribute most effectively to our organizations success?Lively brainstorming session
September 2008 PMI Project Management Institute Project Manager for Career Day with 12 team membersThree hundred participants.
September 2007 PMI Career Fair Professional Development stream Building a PMIS Project Management Information System with Microsoft Project A highly interactive session with 130 people.
May 2007 PMI Professional Development day Communication, Collaboration and high-performance teams A highly interactive session with 50 people.
April 2007 PMI Dinner meeting Communication, Collaboration and high-performance teams A highly interactive session with 75 people.
Nov. 2006Project World Vancouver How to overcome top ten challenges of defining system requirements  
Nov. 2006 Project World Vancouver So you think you know Microsoft Project A one-day seminar Advanced features of Microsoft Project.
May 2006MicrosoftTurbo-charge team collaboration with Project Server 
April 2006 Vantug Project Management SIG
(Vancouver technical users group)
Customizing Microsoft Project to build Project Management information systems.  
Feb 2006 Vantug - Vancouver Users group Visual Studio Team System Launch of Windows Vista. 
Jan 1998VISTA – Vancouver and Victoria Training AssociationAutomating procedure and training documentation for the WEB An impromptu speech when our speaker was snowed out.
Nov.94CIPS-Reengineering Information TechnologyImplementing Turbo Brainstorming All new methods involve change
Apr.94Petroleum Joint Venture conference CalgaryPractical View of Business Reengineering
May 94CIPS Education SessionTurbo Brainstorming See write-up by an attendee
June 93BC AS400 Users GroupObject-Oriented Systems
Feb 93CIPS National Reengineering SeminarParticipated in a local Panel discussion
Jan 93CIPS Vancouver ConferenceObject Oriented systems - a real reengineering challenge.
Sep 92Independent Computer Consultants Assoc.Competing through Total Quality Management
May 92CIPS Education SessionObject Oriented Systems and Data Modeling
Jan 92BC Data Mgmt AssociationObject Oriented Systems and Data Modeling
Apr.88Association for Systems Management (Victoria Section) The impact of CASE Technology on Systems Development
Oct.87CIPS Dinner Meeting (Victoria Section)Database Technology Trends
Apr.87DPMA National ConferenceSix critical success factors in Managing 4th Generation Languages
Nov.86CIPS Perspective 86Secrets of Microcomputer Database Success
Jun.86CIPS Educational SessionMaking Substantial Productivity Improvements
May 86CIPS National Congress 86 Conference Prototyping with a Data Dictionary Driven 4 Generation Language
Jan.86CIPS Perspective 86 ConferenceInteracting with Micro Computers
Jan.85DPMA Update 85 ConferenceImplementing the Corporate Database
Jan.85CIPS Data Administration Special Interest Group Strategies for Meeting the Data Resource Management Challenge
Nov.84DPMA dinner speakerIdea Processing on a Microcomputer
Oct.84Vancouver Community College Technology Forum Data Management for Micros
Sep.84Hewlett Packard Users' GroupData Management for Micros
Jun.84CIPS Education SessionA Micro Database Management Package Comparison
May.84CIPS Special Interest Group Update SessionImplementing a Data Dictionary - Alternatives & Trends
May.84CIPS Special Interest Group Update SessionMicro Applications - Three Microcomputer Case Studies
Apr.84EDP Auditors' Association dinner speakerBuying Microcomputer Software
Jan.84Victoria DPMA dinner meetingEffective Project Management
Jan.84Vancouver DPMA dinner speakerGuidelines for Buying Microcomputer Software
Oct.83Vancouver IBM PC Users' Group Meeting Using dBASE II on a Microcomputer
May.83CIPS - Educational Session Effective Project Management
Feb.82Prince George Information Processing Society Tools to improve Analyst Productivity
Jan.82CIPS Educational SessionSADT - An Effective Tool for Structured Analysis
Feb.81DPMA Update 81 ConferenceWhere are You on the Learning Curve?
Feb.81DPMA Update 81 ConferenceThe Productivity Crisis - Panel Discussion
Nov.80Canadian Hewlett Packard User GroupUse of Data Dictionaries in Systems Development
Nov.80CIPS - Education SessionTools to Improve Analyst Productivity
Feb.80North American Hewlett Packard Users' Group, San Jose, California - A Matrix Structured Documentation Scheme see Computerworld Article
Feb.80North American Hewlett Packard Users' Group, San Jose, California Hiding Data Structures in Program Modules

About Brian Mullen, M.Sc., president of I.S.P. information systems planning corp.

ISP ensures project success through proven methods and tools. We apply the best practices of leading organizations and continuously improve our methods. Training introduces these strategies to an organization. Coaching speeds their adoption. Brainstorming stimulates thinking and unlocks people’s creativity throughout all project phases and activities.

Concurrent documentation supports communication and helps decisions stick. The ISP project management course materials now include a thousand pages of course material.

ISP offers a wide variety of in-house training courses to clients. The most popular are Project Management and Microsoft Project. You can see a detailed agenda for each course by clicking on the course name in the table below:

Warning: This web site under continuous improvement.

Click here List of Recommended books on Project Management, Team Building, Estimating, Software Development methodologies, requirements definition, and Microsoft Project.


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