James R Todd Consulting
Current initiatives include:- Finalized support, in a co-facilitator context, to Orange County based Project Management Institute pre-certification study group. Sessions meet weekly, utilizing the PMI materials - "A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge", Third Edition (PMBOK Guide). Recently lead discussion on Chapter 3 - Project Management Processes for a Project. This chapter is the conceptual "glue", which develops the conceptual scaffolding upon which the remaining chapters provide the process oriented details of artifacts produced, utilized, and managed.- Invited participation by my friend and professional associate Ron Ogan, when he presented on radio frequency identification (RFID), history, theory, technologies, and production level hardware demonstrations. This was presented on 27 April 2008 at the University of San Diego, under the title "RFID Technology, Limitations, and Applications". He was the invited speaker by Kathleen Kramer, Ph.D. Dr. Kramer is currently director of Engineering Programs and Professor of Electrical Engineering at USD. Ron Ogan, is currently is a Senior Systems Engineer, working on airborne radar systems at Raytheon Systems Company, Forest, MS. Ron is on the AESS Governors Board of the IEEE.- As a user of LinkedIn, I have invested time and effort to complete my profile (move toward the 100% mark), utilize the "Reading List by Amazon" application, and to explore other LinkedIn applications. Toward that end, I have built an list of reading materials that are applicable to the discipline of project / program management.- On LinkedIn - some use of applications:Reading List by Amazon.SlideShare Presentations.Company Buzz.WordPress.Box.net Files.Huddle Workspaces.My Travel..