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Kathleen Culver - Alcatel-Lucent. Murray Hill, NJ, US

Kathleen Culver Kathleen Culver

Enterprise Architect | Alcatel-Lucent

Murray Hill, NJ, UNITED STATES

Industry Expertise (3)

Information Technology and Services

Social Media

Program Development

Areas of Expertise (3)

Pgmp

Social Media

PMP

Event Appearances (4)

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Enterprise 2.0  Boston, Ma

2010-06-16

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Enterprise 2.0   Boston, MA

2009-06-25

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OOPSLA  Vancouver, CA

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OOPSLA  Vancouver, CA

1992-10-20

Sample Talks (3)

The Darkside of Social Media in Enterprises

While businesses are being pushed to adopt such social media as micro-blogging and 'facebook-like' tools for the enterprise there are unspoken risks which could undermine worker productivity and job satisfaction.

Storytelling: The Dying Art for Influencing Decision Makers

An overwhelming amount of data and information is easily accessible via the internet and search engines. This tempts influencers to conclude that data alone is what persuades and sticks with decision-makers. However, a compelling story with supporting data will connect with the emotions of the decision-maker and have a greater impact. This is because our emotional centers drive assessments of what is important and needs to be remembered, not our intellect.

Project and Program Management in Enterprises: The Gap between Theory and Practice

Project and Program Management have evolved as a disciplined practices to improve the selection and delivery of initiatives in enterprises. However, adoption of these practices is sporadic in many companies even though awareness of their value is high. How can organizations identify and overcome resistance to effective deployment of these practices?