SNA Software is Sponsor of first Groundbreaking Live Virtual Project-Focused Workshop under Covid-19 Constraints

SNA Software is Sponsor of first Groundbreaking Live Virtual Project-Focused Workshop under Covid-19 Constraints

June 1, 2020. Orlando, Florida-based SNA Software LLC announced that it was participating and was a sponsor of the first-of-its-kind live Project Control Virtual Summit. Hosted and organized by the highly respected Project Control Academy, SNA Software heartily supports the vision and hard work of Shohreh Ghorbani, Kamran Akbarzadeh and their staff in finding new ways of reaching out to the project control and project management discipline using virtual technologies during these challenging times.

This year’s Summit showcases important project controls knowledge, tools and methodologies. The virtual format provides a unique opportunity to see the latest contributions and practical solutions from thought leaders working in major capital project delivery organizations, owners, executives, managers, engineers and many other industry professionals. The Workshop dates are 1 June 2020 to 17 July 2020, with events and sessions held several times each week over that period. Postscript: information and videos of the various sessions can still be found through this link.

We look forward to continuing to sponsor the visionary efforts of the Academy in 2021!

Published by Nick Pisano

Mr. Pisano has over 30 years of extensive experience in the software, project, business and acquisition management fields in both government and private industry. He is a retired “mustang” U.S. Navy Commander having been assigned leadership positions of increasing responsibility throughout his military and civilian careers. He has served as a project management policy expert, government contracting officer, contract negotiator, as business manager for nine multi-billion dollar programs in NAVAIR, as a Chief Information Officer, and as a government program manager, aside from various assignments at sea and overseas. He is internationally recognized as the developer and co-developer of several project management techniques and methodologies integrating risk and technical performance, and in the establishment of the DoD policy and vision for an integrated digital environment. In recognition of his contributions in this field he was awarded the 1997 Acquisition Research Symposium David Acker Skill in Communications Award. While serving on active duty he also received numerous personal awards, citations and commendations. He completed his career on the staff of the Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition and Technology (OUSD(A&T)) where he developed new project management processes and participated in the development of acquisition policy. Since his Navy career Mr. Pisano has held senior positions in various high tech project management companies. Among those were as Senior Director of EPM Product Marketing at Deltek after a successful career as director of sales and marketing of C/S Solutions, Inc., a software company that developed and sold the wInsight and Risk+ products. In this latter position he advised and counted among his customers virtually every major A&D and federal support contractor; U.S. DoD, OMB, and federal agencies; and defense-related agencies in the U.K., Australia, and Japan. Mr. Pisano holds a B.S. from the University of Maryland (Honors), an M.S. from Pepperdine University, an M.A. from the Combat Studies Institute of the Army Command and General Staff College (Honors), and is a graduate of the senior executive program of the Colgate-Darden School of Business of the University of Virginia. He has also successfully attended advanced formal education in software engineering, project management, contracts law, and on the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR). His articles have appeared in various acquisition and project management journals and publications, and his posts on major project management websites. He is an active member of the Project Management Institute (PMI), a former board member of the College of Performance Management (CPM), is currently head of the National Defense Industrial Association Program Management Systems Committee (NDIA PMSC) Contracts Working Group, and a charter member of OSD’s PARCA advisory group..

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