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Project Data Analytics: Panel Session: Data Analytics and Project Controls. Opportunity or Threat? 14th October 2020

Project Data Analytics: Panel Session: Data Analytics and Project Controls. Opportunity or Threat? 14th October 2020

Project data event 14th Oct 2020

Project Data Analytics

Panel Session: Data Analytics and Project Controls. Opportunity or Threat?

14th October 2020 at 6.30 pm

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In our October meetup we will be hosting a panel session bringing together some of the leading minds in project management and project controls to discuss the impact of advanced data analytics and AI on their discipline.

There is a wide range of perspectives on how project controls will evolve. Some people believe that AI will provide additional tools to help existing project controls professionals. Others believe that the industry will be fundamentally reinvented through a more statistics and evidence driven approach.

Are we entered in a new era?
How disruptive will it be?
How will we need to adapt?
Will a new cadre of professional emerge?
What are the opportunities for data professionals?

Although we strive for diversity in our meetup, we often struggle - we have a lot of male speakers. So in this session we are delighted to be able to host an all female panel comprising the following hugely impressive line up.

Event Properties

Event Date 14-10-2020 6:30 pm
Event End Date 14-10-2020 8:00 pm
Individual Price Free


Breda Ryan

Breda Ryan is the Head of Programme Controls at Jacobs Major Programmes and Projects Group. She supports EMEA infrastructure clients with tailored PMO solutions. She is a change advocate, passionate about 21st century programme controls and is often heard asking the “so what” question to drive meaningful output from data.

Sue Simmonite

Sue is the Project Management & Control Capability Director for BAE Systems. Sue is responsible for developing the Corporate Project Management and Project Control capability across a global business. Her focus is on achieving operational excellence across all projects, programmes and portfolios. Her role also has a critical focus on driving continuous improvement and innovation. Sue is actively engaged in operational support to the global Portfolios, Programmes and Projects through Chairing key independent reviews such as Integrated Baseline Reviews. Sue also is the corporate sponsor for all senior PM leadership programmes working closely with thought leaders in this area in academia. Sue is the company representative for the Association for Project Management (APM), the Project Management Institute (PMI) and the UK Major Projects Association (MPA) and has recently achieved recognition as an APM Fellow as well as having been recognised internally as one of the inaugural BAE Systems PM Fellows.

Zoe Madams

Zoe is the PMO Services Director at Mace. She has 30 years of professional experience with 11 years at Mace leading the Project Controls and PMO Global Practice. She has led numerous PMOs include Heathrow Expansion, HS2 Euston station and London 2012.

Jo Jolly

Jo is a Deputy Director at the Environment Agency and leads a team of programme and contract managers, and a team of environmental and sustainability managers. Delivering mainly asset management projects to reduce flood risk, digital tools are an essential part of bringing together knowledge and data to develop the best delivery programmes, to integrate a range of socio-economic and environmental benefits for communities. Jo is an advocate of making best use of data analytics to improve the productivity of project delivery. Prior to joining the Environment Agency Jo worked in groundwater and contaminated land consultancy, after completing her PhD in Geophysics at the University of Birmingham.