“Todd is one of the most outstanding speakers I have had the pleasure of hosting and would highly recommend him for any speaking event.”

Leslie Young, Event Organizer
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

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“We were successful with our ERP replacement initiative due, in part, to your presentations on running successful projects. In particular, the presentation Cover Oregon, What Would You Do? opened my eyes to create an atmosphere of accountability, need to continually define and adjust for achievable scope, and manage team to a “forced march” toward completion with a focus on “what can be done” and not trying to do everything. Thank you.”

Russell Boedeker, CFO
Bookbyte.com

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“He did a fantastic job. In three and a half hours he not only familiarized our people with the psychology of change, but also walked them through how the proposed changes for next year will impact them and our clients.”

Christine Herb, VP Professional Services
Accela

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“My favorite speaker of all time! ... You made the audience feel engaged and important. People’s faces lit up when they could share their knowledge and experience.”

Raynette Yoshida
Institute of Management Accountants

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“I’ve been following Todd for years. It will be good to see him again. ... Being an entrepreneur, like Todd, I am constantly in search for new work opportunities and I believe he can give me a few pointers.”

Charlene Draine
Attendee and Event Organizer
SeaDrain, L3C

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“Mr. Williams obviously knows how to make projects successful, the art of capturing the audience, and the needs of a meeting planner. What else do you need?”

Lisa Harper, Event Organizer
Premier Event Management

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Presentations and workshops for your company

The eCameron team can help your company your company with the most difficult transitions using a variety of presentations, workshops, and classes to help get them thinking in new and innovative ways.

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“Todd introduced ideas with which we could remove some of our processes while maintaining the same level of quality and coming up with new ways to help our customers.”

Travi Lucky, VP, IT & Software Development
VTM Group

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“We saw value starting the next day [...] Within a week, I was able to take a subset of our leadership through his prioritization process and we were able to drive significant clarity into our portfolio, even postponing projects that did not squarely align with our strategic goals.”

Kristi Earhart, Acquisitions and HR Project Management
Holiday Retirement

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“Twelve months later we were still referring to many of the outcomes to continue to channel behavior in a positive manner. This 90-minute presentation changed how we do projects in a very positive way.”

Steve Hufford, Enterprise Architect
Portland General Electric

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The eCameron team can help your company your organization draw attendance, involvement, and money through interactive keynotes, educational classes, and fun workshops. Whether you are attracting executives, finance, information technology, or project managers, we have a topic that will excite them.

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“The content and organization for this presentation were outstanding. I especially enjoyed the observations and solutions that Mr. Williams drew from his professional experiences.”

Patricia Myers, Attendee
Senior Instructional Designer & Project Lead
Oak Grove Technologies

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“He had our attendees engaged and discussing the topic. We were all part of the presentation. It was very refreshing to have a presenter that is animated, knowledgeable and involves the audience.”

Kate Milani, VP Programs
PMI Northeastern Wisconsin

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  • PMI Willamette Valley: Professional Development Conference 2015 Fri. 16 Oct, 2015 (All day) Conference Keynote PMI Willamette Valley's biggest event of the year, the 2015 Professional Development Conference. The theme for this year is Quantum Change: Bringing it to the Next Level, (or small changes that can make a big difference – like the one degree change in temperature that turns boiling water into steam). Building on past successes we can now get economies of scale and have made some changes to bring this year’s Conference to an entirely new level!  PMI WV will be doing breakout sessions giving you more choice about what subject matter will be most valuable to you or get you the right mix of PDU’s. There is no doubt that making the right connections is one of those things that can help you bring it to the next level. The PDC’s opening keynote speaker KL Wells of Networking Power will coach us in strategic networking methods which she has pioneered. This will provide us all a powerful framework for making those vital connections with other professionals at the Conference and during the reception in the evening. Morning breakout sessions will include Scaling Agile, An Exploration of Online Collaboration Tools, and Innovative Risk Analysis. Todd Williams who gave us an excellent keynote last year will again be our lunch keynote speaker. This year his presentation is on People vs. Process with a focus on leadership and “what will take your career from water to steam.” Afternoon breakout sessions will include Data Science & Analytics for Project Managers, Change Management and more on Team Collaboration. Finally, executive leadership coach and strategic planning consultant Jennifer Webster, PhD will help us all bring our leadership skills to the next level as our closing keynote speaker. Details: Registration and continental breakfast: 8:00am Opening session: 8:30am Lunch provided: 12:00 - 1:30 pm Closing session ends 5:00 pm Reception until 7:30 pm Contact Jason Brown This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. // for additional information About our Keynote: People vs Process:  Process drives our lives. It provides the comfort of consistency, accuracy, and conformance.  Add people, however—people with personality, prejudice, and protest—and processes fall short.  To deal with the realities of business, we need a toolbox of techniques for managing and leading people while balancing the competing interests of stakeholders who simply want consistently successful results.  This seminar starts by looking at the lynch pin of business—process—why it is important, when it is an appropriate solution, and how its overuse generates failure.  It provides insight into some of the quirks inherent in people by using estimation processes to expose our personal biases that defeat process.  The presentation culminates with a lesson and discussion on leading and incentivizing people as a replacement for layering on process, which only increase bureaucracy.
  • PMI Upstate New York: Vision to Value: Strategically Meeting Business Needs Thu. 17 Sep, 2015 (5:30 am - 9:30 am) Classes PMI Upstate New York Special Event! The PMI-UNY Special Events Committee is pleased to announce the first special event of the 2015/2016 year.  us while we are in New York while we give a dinner meeting presentation, or join us the following day for a special follow workshop. Thursday, September 17, 2015 Half Session: 8:30am – 10:00am Half Session: $50/per person, 2 PDUs Full Session: 8:30am – 12:30pm Full Session: $75/per person, 4 PDUs Continental Breakfast provided to all participants at the opening of the event.   Vision to Value: Strategically Meeting Business Needs  Leaders define vision. Business turns vision into value. It still takes a team of executives, stakeholders, project managers, and individual contributors to drive the projects that build the capabilities transforming businesses. Ergo, projects are the enablers for turning vision into value.  Too often, however, project managers and their stakeholders lack the visibility into how their project’s fit into the business’ grand vision.  Think how wonderfully your business would run if everyone from the C-Suite to the feet on the street understood how to maintain focus on executing business strategies. This workshop will help leaders: •                Understand what is valuable for your organization.•                Improve communication.•                Focus their energies and your resources on corporate goals.Organizations the world over use balanced scorecard to define their strategic goals. However, balanced scorecard only works if its information is disseminated throughout the organization.  This workshop helps, executive sponsors, PMO managers, project managers, and project teams understand why and how a strategy is defined, the use of activity and strategy maps, and how they apply to the organization’s projects.This short two-hour session will give you:•                A basic understanding of Balanced Scorecard.•                The meaning and usefulness of balanced scorecard.•                An understanding the three types of projects—strategic, compliance, and operational effectiveness.•                The key attributes to look for on a project to ensure it is aligned with the corporate strategy.For those who can stay an extra two hours (four hours total) you will gain:•                Development and use of activity diagrams.•                Development of strategy maps.•                An understanding of cross organization You can get more information about this event by contacting us directly or visiting the PMI Upstate New York Chapter.
  • PMI Upstate New York: People or Process: Which Has the Greater Effect on Project Success Wed. 16 Sep, 2015 (2:30 pm - 5:30 pm) Association Keynotes PMI Upstate New York Dinner Meeting Join us while we are in New York while we give a dinner meeting presentation, or join us the following day for a special follow workshop. Attitude adjustment will begin at 5:30 pm with dinner at 6:00 pm, followed by the program starting promptly at 7:00 pm and adjourning by 8:00 pm.  Dinner includes Caesar Salad, Rolls, Coffee, & Dessert (Vanilla Bean ice cream topped with fresh strawberries, and fresh whipped cream) with Choice of Entree  1. Chicken : Francaise  2. Fish: Herb basted fresh fillet of Atlantic salmon with a chive buerre blanc  3. Beef: Sirloin cacciatore with rice  4. Vegetable Provence, sautéed with herbs de Provence and topped with grilled, marinated tofu, brown rice   About our presentation: People or Process: Which Has the Greater Effect on Project Success  People or Process, as the name implies, looks directly at the role of people versus process in a project's success or failure. Process is a needed component of any project, but does not obviate the need to work with people. A project manager's ability to not only manage, but lead and inspire is often the dividing line between an initiative's success and failure. Unfortunately, the trend over the last fifteen years has been to focus on process and reduce project management to a checklist of tasks. This has created a culture that diminishes the value of a project manager with people skills.  By the end of this presentation, attendees will understand the importance of balancing people and process, where to focus their efforts, and tips on inspiring people to excel at their jobs. You can get more information about this event by contacting us directly or visiting the PMI Upstate New York Chapter.    
  • pmChats Interview & Sweepstakes Tue. 15 Sep, 2015 (10:00 am - 11:00 am) Webinars pmChats Interview: Todd Williams: Rescue the Problem Project Come listen as Reine Kassulker of pmChats interviews Todd C. Williams author of Rescue the Problem Project.  Don't forget to stick around and register for the "Vision to Value" Sweepstakes where the grand prize will be a free presentation from Todd C. Williams.  There are three other great project management prizes to win as well.    The random drawing for main contest winners will be held on April 30, 2015 and September 30, 2015. The random drawing for the Grand Prize drawing will be October 31, 2015. For full contest rules and prize descriptions as well as to enter please visit the "Vision to Value" Sweepstakes page by clicking here.

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