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Jennifer Smith

Sr. Director of IT Operations,
The New School

The New School
New York, NY
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Posted By Jennifer Smith Jan 18, 2022 2:46 PM
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Hi Fred, I have three PM team members in my group, and all are remote. This will likely be long-term and if we have the opportunity to further recruit additional PMs, it will be explicitly noted in the job description. Happy to discuss if you have any questions. Best,Jennifer JENNIFER SMITH SR. DIRECTOR ...
Posted By Jennifer Smith Dec 31, 2021 4:49 PM
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Key Performance Indicator (KPI) Weekly Status Overview slide in Powerpoint format (converted from Google Slides). Note that full instructions and a style guide are included on a 2nd page. Credit goest to @Jennifer Smith ​
Posted By Jennifer Smith Dec 31, 2021 4:47 PM
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The initiation document for our projects. Credit goes to @John Prette ​
Posted By Jennifer Smith Dec 31, 2021 4:45 PM
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This is two-page overview of both the project management framework and then a checklist of activities that the project sponsor / project manager can use to navigate through he project lifecycle and ensure all tasks are completed. Credit goes to @John Prette ​
Posted By Jennifer Smith Dec 31, 2021 4:40 PM
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Used for small efforts that are not formal ITS Projects; captures quick list of deliverables, team requirements, assumptions, and risks - This is a quick charter that aims to understand the pieces of a project without getting into the scheduling and costs expected. Credit goes to @John Prette ​
Posted By Jennifer Smith Dec 31, 2021 4:39 PM
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Overview of project accomplishments, participants, and key successes as well as lessons learned from the project. In Mason's case, we also use this to capture information that can be reported in Annual Reports and inform project accomplishment summaries. Credit goest to @John Prette ​
Posted By Jennifer Smith Dec 31, 2021 4:37 PM
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This template is used to document the business need, high level requirements and recommendation to select a product vendor. Credit goes to @Carol Kiliany ​
Posted By Jennifer Smith Dec 31, 2021 4:35 PM
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Scope Change, Change Requests and Key decisions, Functional Specs, Business Process Gaps/Inventory, Meeting Minutes. Credit goes to Hemalatha Manickavinayaham ​
Posted By Jennifer Smith Dec 31, 2021 4:32 PM
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KSU's working Charter. Credit goes to @Adam Petrea ​
Posted By Jennifer Smith Dec 31, 2021 4:26 PM
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IT Project Manager Description. Credit goes to @Adam Petrea ​
Posted By Jennifer Smith Dec 31, 2021 4:20 PM
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Project Charter filled out during project initiation. Credit goes to @Chris Bradney
Posted By Jennifer Smith Dec 31, 2021 4:16 PM
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Kick-offs are key in covering the information required to begin work on the Charter. This document covers some high level (and lower level) items to cover in this meeting. Credit goes to @Adam Petrea ​
Posted By Jennifer Smith Dec 31, 2021 4:14 PM
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Project Charters are required for any project going through governance. This document broadly covers scope, timeline, exclusions, deliverables, etc... and is signed off by the ID team and the project Sponsor/Stakeholders. Credit goes to @Adam Petrea ​
Posted By Jennifer Smith Dec 31, 2021 3:20 PM
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One page functional and technical team hand-off document, to be signed before the project is officially closed. Credit goes to @Adam Petrea , Bowling Green State University ​
Posted By Jennifer Smith Dec 31, 2021 3:09 PM
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Excel worksheet that builds an estimate of the project implementation and operations costs including hardware, software, services, and internal resources; typically used early in the project around the time of project charter or business case. Credit goes to @John Prette ​
Posted By Jennifer Smith Dec 21, 2021 2:10 PM
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Builds an estimate of the project implementation and operations costs including hardware, software, services, and internal resources. Uses different categories of resources and estimates based on project sizes. Selection values are included; however, users can enter their own values as well. Provided ...
Posted By Jennifer Smith Dec 3, 2021 1:36 PM
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Hi Deborah, I would be happy to serve as the contact from The New School in NYC -- we are undergoing related exercises in our PPMO. Best, Jennifer
Posted By Jennifer Smith Oct 29, 2021 10:08 AM
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We have a rolling request process where a request can be submitted at any time, and the governance committee meets once a month to review and accept (though we are looking to make this quarterly moving forward). We don't take "great ideas" into governance–the request is submitted and then it must undergo ...
Posted By Jennifer Smith Oct 15, 2021 11:30 AM
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Sounds like some of the same issues we are facing. I would love to see what you come up with -- and I can share a plan we are working on as well as it becomes more fleshed out. JENNIFER SMITH SR. DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS THE NEW SCHOOL INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 71 FIFTH AVENUE, ROOM 909, NEW YORK, NY 10003 ...
Posted By Jennifer Smith Oct 15, 2021 10:50 AM
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John, We have a very similar quadrant! As a sideline item, how do you allocate resources to do the sizing before the projects go before the selection committee -- to get to the point where you understand the impact and effort? We are finding that for large projects, the sizing efforts to fully understand ...