Abstract: How will Federal government program and project management change in the new world of the Program Management Improvement and Accountability Act? Federal program and project managers will discuss the future of project management under the PMIAA and how recent changes in agile procurement, agile project management, and digital transformation has made more effective program/project management vital to government’s ability to successfully deliver services to the American public.
Biography: Nick Weber has served as a Program Lead, Product Owner, and Project Manager at the National Institutes of Health since 2009. He leads “learning teams” that strive to deliver novel, useful, and sustainable applications and databases for the global scientific research community. Nick applies his interdisciplinary education in science, technology, and management to innovative projects that include Nephele, a platform for enabling scalable and standardized microbiome data analysis using the Amazon cloud, and the NIH 3D Print Exchange, a toolkit and repository for creating and sharing 3D-printable models for biomedicine.