Ways of Working

WMPMI's monthly lunchtime meeting is a one-PDU event on a topic from the PMI Talent Triangle. Please contact vppd@wmpmi.org with your questions. 

Have You Ever Jumped from an Airplane?
The journey of delivering a complex project in a public sector

Large-Scale public-sector technology projects are complex and challenging. Gain an insight into how public sector projects are different and what makes them so complex. Come and learn about an exciting turnaround of a public sector project that went on for almost a decade with multiple failures.

What were some of the key strategies used to make this project successful? How can you use some of the learnings from this experience to manage your projects more effectively and deliver value to the customer? Learn about the Digital Transformation journey in implementing a permitting system for City of Portland.

Learning Objectives:

  • Actionable tips that can be used by those who are managing complex projects
  • Enhance professional knowledge around driving large & complex transformation
  • Gain insight into complexities and challenges in a government technology project

Saby-Waraich-2022.jpeg    About the speaker: Saby Waraich

Saby has 20 plus years of technology and leadership experience, and has worked with hundreds of organizations across the globe. In his keynotes and webinars, he has taught how to become an EFFECTIVE LEADER by giving customers a differentiated experience they notice and talk about. ​

  • An award winning global C-level technology executive
  • Project and Program Management expert
  • Globally recognized keynote speaker having given hundreds of insightful, presentations world-wide
  • Global Angel investor and technology advisor
  • Board member on various regional and national non-profit organizations
  • Educated, Coached and Mentored thousands of individuals
  • Information Security Leader (CISO)


  • Doors open at 11:15 AM.
  • 11:30 AM - Lunch begins
  • 12:00 Noon-1:00 PM - Presentation

PDU: 1.0 (1.0 Ways of Working)

We are also offering a virtual option for this event for members and those not yet members.
  • Member code for virtual - 2022LunchMember
  • Non member code for virtual - 2022LunchNonMember
The Zoom information will be in your registration confirmation email. 

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Type of category: Lunch Meetings

Type of activity: Ways of Working

Date: October 14th, 2022

Hour: 11:15AM to 1:00PM

Number of PDUs: 1


Members: $30.00

Non members: $40.00


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