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Project Management Lessons from FOLIO at Cornell... or, how implementing an open-source system that is still in development is like climbing a mountain with a 10-year old

Leadership

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Hoster by: 

Ithaca Branch

Presentation Brief: 

At the beginning of July 2021, Cornell University Library made a giant leap to the future by implementing an innovative integrated library system (ILS) called FOLIO, becoming the first large research library in the world to migrate to the platform. The journey to the successful go-live was filled with victories, road blocks, detours, and dead ends. Join Debra Howell, FOLIO project manager, as she shares her lessons learned and reflections on a project that stretched her to the limits of her knowledge, resources, and sense of humor.

Agenda: 

11:45am-12:00pm: Welcome, Chapter Updates

12:00pm-1:00pm:   Presentation

Speaker: 

Debra Howell, PMP, Director of IT Operations and FOLIO Project Manager, Cornell University Library

Bio: 

Debra Howell is the Director of IT Operations for the University Libraries at Cornell University and has over 20 years of experience providing project management and strategic direction to all areas of information technology. Debra has an extensive background in facilitation, organizational change, teambuilding, and leadership. She received her Master of Industrial and Labor Relations degree from Cornell University in 2006. She is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), an Office of the Secretary of Defense certified Master Trainer, and serves as the Information Officer on the Board of the NYS American Council on Education Women’s Network.

PDUs: 

0.5 Leadership + 0.5 Strategic Business Management skills

Zoom Meeting details will be included in the invoice confirmation email, upon registration. 

 



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Information

Type of category: Virtual

Type of activity: Leadership, Strategic & Business

Date: October 22nd, 2021

Hour: 11:45AM to 1:00PM

Number of PDUs: 1

Price

Double click me!Members: $10.00

Non members: $15.00

Location

Virtual Event hosted by Ithaca Branch