CMSG AGM and Talk - 12th February 2002
Restaurant, Tower Block Building
South Bank University
17:45 Registration and Refreshments
Come along and enjoy some light refreshments before the
proceedings begin. Meet the
committee, sub-group leaders and other members to find out what other people
in the world of CM are doing.
18:30 Annual General Meeting
The Annual General Meeting of the CMSG is open to
individual, corporate and student members only. Each attendee will have a single voting right.
You might even want to stand for a committee post yourself!
We are always looking for willing volunteers to help further our
A series of short updates on CM research, training,
best practice work, web site, CM tools
database that the CMSG has been involved in this year.
19:00 Break with Refreshments
A chance to stretch your legs and continue those CM
19:45 From Chaos To Certainty – Using Kintana at QinetiQ -
Sue Wagland, Focal Point Systems and Richard Postance, Kintana
Management for the largest ERP implementation in Western Europe is
challenging enough, but when the government decided that DERA, the research
arm of the MOD, and its ERP systems, would be split in two, the risks were
greatly enhanced. DERA – now QinetiQ – decided to implement Kintana, a
process automation tool ideal for managing the change processes for large IT
projects. This talk describes what problems were faced, and why Kintana is
now an integral part of the QinetiQ IT infrastructure.
has 17 years’ experience in IT, most recently as a consultant with Focal
Point Systems. In the last two years she has specialised in change
management, testing and configuration management. Richard is a consultant
with Kintana and will give a short explanation of the Kintana product.
Being our AGM this meeting is limited to CMSG members for
whom there is no charge. If
you are not already a member you are most welcome to join.
Membership costs £20
Please let us know by 4th February if you
will be coming so that we can order sufficient refreshments. It would also be helpful to know of any last minute
cancellations for the same reason.