Paul R. Williams
As the speed of business continues to increase, and as focus on an ever growing number of project data points is needed to keep business and project execution in control, new and innovative tools and techniques are required to help busy executives make efficient and effective decisions on where to place investments in money and resources. Because many of these decisions are made in the moment, using whatever facts are available, executives need timely, data-rich and easy to comprehend information. Lengthy, text-heavy project document artifacts consume too much time and effort to both generate and review. New research only confirms that information presented in this manner is both ineffective and inefficient. The fact is, in order for information to be conveyed most efficiently, it needs to be visual.
About the Author
Paul R. Williams, PMP has over twenty years of project, program & portfolio management leadership experience with information technology, innovation management and strategic business initiatives in the investment, banking, insurance, legal, manufacturing and professional services industries. During those two decades, Mr. Williams has provided direct project leadership on over 150 individual projects and has cumulatively managed over $650 million dollars career-to-date. More recently, Mr. Williams has focused his career working with businesses of all sizes, including a number of Fortune 500 organizations, in the development and re-structuring of strategic and operational PMO organizations. He also specializes in the development of alternative project portfolio governance approaches, the design of project portfolio financial management systems and forming partnerships with executive leadership teams to deliver organizational strategic planning and execution directives.