WEBINAR – Prioritizing Project Portfolios using Innovation Games (11/30)

November 30, 2010 (9-10 am PST, 12-1 pm EST)

Portfolio Prioritization is a critical aspect of project work. In this interactive session, serious gaming expert Luke Hohmann will present the Innovation Games Prune the Product (Portfolio) Tree and Buy a Feature (Project) — two new approaches to prioritizing project portfolios.

Based on principles and learning’s from cognitive psychology and organizational behavior, these collaborative, serious games, enable small, co-located teams, or larger, distributed teams, to efficiently prioritize project portfolios.

HOST: PMI’s Agile Community of Practice.

SPEAKER: Luke Hohmann is the Founder and CEO of The Innovation Games Company, the leading provider of serious games that enable organizations to solve complex problems through online and in-person collaborative play. The author of three books, Luke’s playfully diverse background of life experiences has uniquely prepared him to design and produce serious games. Luke graduated magna cum laude with a B.S.E. in computer engineering and an M.S.E. in computer science and engineering from the University of Michigan. In addition to data structures and artificial intelligence, he studied cognitive psychology and organizational behavior. He is also a former National Junior Pairs Figure Skating Champion, as well as a certified aerobics instructor. In his spare time, Luke likes roughhousing with his four kids and his wife’s cooking. He also enjoys long runs in the Santa Cruz mountains to burn off his wife’s cooking. Luke’s a bit of an old school Silicon Valley entrepreneur. Instead of building a company to flip, he’s building a company to change the world. You can join him by playing games at Games for Democracy.

PDU: 1
COST: Free