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Quality is Relative

Wednesday 11:20am - 11:50am, PMINZ (PMI Project Room)

Many project managers equate project success to ‘on-time, on-budget’ delivery but often overlook the actual quality of the outcome – both at the time of delivery and over the course of its expected life.
But what do we mean by ‘quality’, and how can it be meaningfully measured and managed?
In this presentation, Paul explores:
• Defining quality
• Selecting the most important attributes
• Starting with the end in mind
• Delivering a quality outcome.
With this broader understanding of quality, projects are more likely to deliver the right results.

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Speaker

Paul Ramsay

Principal Consultant and Director

Paul is a Principal Consultant and Director at Equinox IT, New Zealand’s leading independent IT consultancy delivering software development, consulting and training services.
With over thirty years’ experience in the information technology industry, Paul uses his broad business and technical skills to undertake a wide range of activities from strategy and governance through to system implementation and support.
Paul has extensive project management and consulting experience and has acted in senior management roles for several clients.
Paul is a Chartered Member of the Institute of Directors in New Zealand (CMInstD) and a Member of the Institute of IT Professionals (MIITP). He is also a Founding Member of the Project Quality Assurance Forum (PQAF) and has been a member of the Project Management Institute for over twenty years.