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CIPS SK Saskatoon March 12th Luncheon: "PMBOK - SWX (Software Extension)"
Thu, 03/12/2015
Event Location: 

Saskatoon Luncheon

Presenter Name:       Brenda Byers, I.S.P., ITCP

Title:                           PMBOK - SWX (Software Extension)       

Date:                          March 12, 2015, 11:30am

Venue:                       Parktown


Presentation Overview

Brenda will present an overview of the PMBOK Software Extension. The PMI Standards Extensions expand upon the foundational standards to provide more information on specific project types or industry information. The Software Extension to the PMBOK® Guide Fifth Edition was developed by PMI jointly with IEEE Computer Society, and provides guidance on the management of software development projects, and bridges the gap between the traditional, predictive approach described in the PMBOK® Guide and iterative approaches such as agile more commonly used in software development. You can download a digital edition of this standard at:        


Speaker Biography

Brenda Byers I.S.P., ITCP, PMP is an advocate for the IT industry and strongly promotes professionalism and ethics in the technology industry.  She is currently National Board Chair of CIPS ( and was previously the Sr. Director of Technical Systems at PotashCorp. She has managed projects of differing size and scope, from developing business cases and feasibility studies to major redesign and reconfiguration of the IT infrastructure. She was a subject matter contributor to the PMBOK Software Extension. The majority of her recent employment was spent in the area of Program and Portfolio management, which includes providing technology architecture recommendations for IT projects. Brenda has a passion for Technical Systems Support, IT Leadership, Program and Project Management, Enterprise Architecture and ITIL process improvement.


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Registration Deadline:  Monday March 9, 2015


11:30am   Registration, Networking & Buffet lunch

12:00pm   Welcome, Announcements and Introductions

12:05pm   Presentation

1: 00pm   Questions & Adjournment



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