How a 350-year-old Company Runs a State-of-the-Art Project Management Office
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How a 350-year-old Company Runs a State-of-the-Art Project Management Office

In this webinar you will learn: • How Merck have deployed HP PPM to prioritize, manage and control more than 700 projects per year • How Merck uses their PPM platform to drive efficient project control and portfolio management

2/17/2015
When: Tuesday, February 17, 2015
8:00 - 9:00 AM PST (Los Angeles), 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST (New York), 17:00 - 18:00 CET (Frankfurt)
Where: Webinar
Contact: Richard Hawes

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Founded in 1668, Merck KGaA is a leading company for high-tech products in the pharmaceutical and chemical sectors. A global IT organization with IT units in 67 countries helps Merck stay innovative and ahead of the game. At the core of this organization is a Project Management Office responsible for both portfolio and project control.

In this webinar you will learn:
  • How Merck have deployed HP PPM to prioritize, manage and control more than 700 projects per year
  • How Merck uses their PPM platform to drive efficient project control and portfolio management

Speaker:


Klemens Sachs
Associate Director
Process Owner Global IT Project Management
Merck KGaA

  • With Merck KGaA since 1988, where he established and evolved IT project governance, accounting, and reporting as head of the IT PMO
  • Led the implementation of Merck's BI solution for global IT cost reporting, and the development of a chargeback process for 5 global IT service centers charging 120 subsidiaries
  • Returned to IT project management in 2013, now in charge of the global IT PM process governance


Richard Hawes
Sr. Mgr. Product Marketing
Executive Scorecard, PPM, EPM, ITOM
HP Software

  • Expert in Enterprise IT Product and Marketing Management having spent over fourteen years in product marketing and product management for two of the largest IT companies in the world
  • Experience in customer-facing and virtual team management roles helped Richard build first-class communication skills
  • Activities around the world and a Global Executive MBA from Duke have helped him hone excellent cultural awareness and customer management skills
  • Has strong communication skills being the author of eight IT books and numerous articles, plus presentations and papers on topics ranging from PC to mainframe and programming to problem determination
  • Holds a Commercial Driver's License and drives an 18-wheeler for a local high school band program in his spare time

 

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