How to Succeed in a Virtual World

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The old ways of doing “it” are less and less popular among digital natives: people who grew up with the internet. Their approach to work is markedly different, digital tools help them become more creative and productive. They think in digital terms, even when it comes to team work. Having teams working as virtual units offers a tremendous economic and competitive potential, but also some pitfalls.How you can deal with this rapidly changing environment and can get some “Quick Wins” is the theme of a presentation titled

How to Succeed in a Virtual World

by Dr. Deasún Ó Conchúir, PMP, at the

SIA-Form Seminar, May 3. 2012,

Zurich, Switzerland

Dr. Deasún Ó Conchúir, PMP, is Collaboration Consultant at Scatterwork GmbH, Switzerland, where he applies his project management experience to virtual team environments. He also specializes in Project Troubleshooting, Coaching and Training and is the author of ““Overview to the PMBOK® Guide””, described as the book for everyone in need of a readable instruction to best practice management. His clients include Novartis, Microsoft,  HP, Ericsson, the European Commission, Swiss Re, Zurich Financial Services, Nestlé, General Motors, Alstom, Westinghouse etc.

He is also a member of the Engagement Committee for PMI Communities of the PMI Educational Foundation as well as former VP Education & Certifications of the PMI Switzerland Chapter, where he established six virtual teams.

If you wish to attend the seminar, contact the Swiss Society of Engineers and Architects. If you cannot attend, but are interested in Dr. Ó Conchúir’s topic, send a mail to e.bouchard@scatterwork.com. We’d be pleased to send you a 5-minute video capsule outlining the benefits of virtual team working.

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