Q&A with NK: Beginnings in Agile

Photo of NK Shrivastava, CEO of RefineM.
May 13, 2016

This is the second post in a Q&A series with RefineM’s CEO and founder, NK Shrivastava. In this post, we’ve asked NK to share his experiences with Agile, and why he believes Agile is an important aspect of project management. If you’re interested in reading the first interview in this series, take a look at Q&A with NK: Beginnings in Project Management. We hope that you will be able to learn more about NK and how his career has helped shape him into an excellent Agile Coach and the CEO of his own company.

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RefineM Sponsors PMI® Region 6 Conference 2016

March 15, 2016

From February 26-28, 2016, RefineM sponsored the annual Project Management Institute (PMI®) Region 6 Conference, which was held in New Orleans, Louisiana. At this conference, chapter leaders from 26 PMI chapters throughout the states of Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Texas were present. These chapter leaders were able to learn more about their various leadership roles within their respective chapters. As a sponsor of this event, RefineM showed its continued support of PMI chapters and the importance that PMI chapters play in the field of project management.

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Q&A with NK: Beginnings in Project Management

Photo of NK Shrivastava, CEO and founder of RefineM
February 23, 2016

This post is the first in a Q&A series with RefineM’s CEO and founder, NK Shrivastava. With over 25 years of experience in project management, NK has a lot of wisdom and experience to share. Throughout this series, we will ask NK about his experiences in project management and agile to discover and share what he has learned. In this post, we’ve asked NK to share his experiences from the beginning of his career in project management to now. We hope that you will be able to learn more about NK and how his career has helped shape him into a project management consultant and the CEO of his own company. We hope you will enjoy our first Q&A interview with NK, “Beginnings in Project Management.”

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RefineM’s CEO Presents at PMI® Global Congress North America 2015

NK Shrivastava at PMI Global Congress North America 2015
October 19, 2015

From October 11-13 RefineM’s CEO, NK Shrivastava, attended and presented at Project Management Institute’s (PMI)® Global Congress North America (GCNA) 2015 in Orlando, Florida. This is Shrivastava’s third year presenting at Global Congress.

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RefineM’s CEO To Present at PMI® Global Congress–North America 2015

July 21, 2015

RefineM’s CEO, NK Shrivastava, recently received the honor of acceptance to present at the Project Management Institute’s (PMI)® Global Congress North America 2015. The event brings together key experts and influencers in the field of project management to exchange knowledge and ideas. Congress speakers are selected for their passion and expertise, as well as their potential to share how they have achieved success in order to inspire others to action.

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RefineM Sponsors Spin66 Innovation Summit

May 18, 2015

In support of local entrepreneurship and innovation, RefineM proudly sponsored this year’s SPIN66 Innovation Summit in Springfield, Missouri. Individuals gathered at the eFactory in downtown Springfield on May 7-8 to share ideas on diverse industries, including IT, technology, healthcare, art and design, and business through entrepreneurship seminars, industry-specific breakout sessions, and a pitch pit for startups to share their ideas and compete. SPIN66 organizer Cody Stringer, entrepreneurial specialist at Mercy Research and Development, commented on the summit’s mission.

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RefineM CEO Obtains Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) Certification

April 17, 2015

We are pleased to announce that RefineM’s CEO, NK Shrivastava, has obtained the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) Program Consultant certification (SPC). SAFe provides the tools and key concepts of agile for the enterprise level and large teams, including agile programs, program portfolio management, agile architecture, and leadership.

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RefineM Establishes Training Partnerships with PMI Southwest Missouri and Atlanta Chapters

March 16, 2015

RefineM expands its training reach with new partnerships with two PMI chapters.

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Almost Seventy-Five Percent of Surveyed Project Managers Say Their Job Has Grown More Difficult

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April 9, 2014

According to new survey data from RefineM, project managers struggle to find the right mix of project management processes to support increasing demands.

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RefineM LLC Approved as Registered Education Provider by Project Management Institute

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April 7, 2014

With prestigious designation, PMI affirms that RefineM’s project management education has been reviewed to meet high quality standards.

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