We want to thank our sponsors and partners for their confidence in the Telesummit and for their generous support and assistance in ensuring a successful event!

Elisabeth Harrin’s A Girl’s Guide to Project Management is an award-winning blog.  It won the Project Management category of the Computer Weekly IT Blog Awards in 2008, 2009 and 2010.  In 2010 I was also named Computer Weekly’s Blogger of the Year. Elizabeth’s new book, Social Media for Project Managers, is now available and we highly recommend it for all project managers.

SharkPro Software Corporation enables mid-sized companies to quickly realize value from project and portfolio management by reducing the time, cost, and complexity of implementing Microsoft® Project Server 2010™. SharkPro Projects™ is a pre-configured implementation of Microsoft® Project Server 2010™ that can be deployed in hours on premise or hosted immediately. Get more information by emailing info@sharkprosoftware.com or see SharkPro Projects by registering for a live webcast or free workshop.

Stepping into Project Management provides a platform where Project Management “newbies” can find their mentors, look for internship and shadow them. Soma is committed to helping newbies understand what Project Management is. She says that anyone new to the world of Project Management is a newbie- it is not your age but your passion in this new field that counts. Soma is a wonderful and generous person. To learn more click here: http://beta.steppingintopm.com/
The blog is: http://www.steppingintopm.com/

In today’s world, Project Managers have to maintain great working relationships and keep communication flowing when separated by distance, timezones and culture. GreatWebMeetings.com offers Project Managers a way to develop the presentation and facilitation skills to present, run meetings and lead teams through web presentation tools like WebEx, GoToMeeting and many others. World class instruction for intact teams or individuals is available. Learn from the people who literally wrote the book on effective web communication and remote team productivity. “GreatWebMeetings.com is a unique and important voice in the new world of online working” Marshall Goldsmith, author “What Got You Here Won’t Get You There”.

At Bridging the Gap, we help passionate, self-motivated business analysts build fulfilling careers in business analysis. You are the kind of person who tackles the profession and creates positive change in your organization each and every day. You are the kind of person often labeled “change agent” and who others look up to as a leader. We are here to support you at every step along your business analyst career. We help talented professionals become business analysts. We help strong business analysts move up the career ladder. When the circumstances dictate it, we help business analysts make job changes. Sign-up for our enewsletter and receive a free primer on “3 Career Habits of Successful Business Analysts.”

The PM PrepCast (just like The PM Telesummit) is an web based training opportunity. It is a PMP Exam Prep Video Workshop that you download to your portable media player like an iPod, Blackberry or Zune. This gives you the freedom to study for the exam wherever and whenever you want. It is a complete PMP® exam study approach that increases your chance of passing the PMP® Exam. It will shorten your study time because it keeps you focused and you don’t have to read dozens of other books to prepare. Study the PMBOK Guide “on the go” with The PM PrepCast

Josh Nankivel, BSc PM, PMP coaches new and aspiring project managers to achieve their career goals through various publications and training courses. He founded pmStudent in 2006 to help himself and others learn more about project management as a discipline and career.  Josh also provides project management training courses online at http://learn.pmStudent.com


Dave Gordon created The Practicing IT Project Manager as a resource for project managers, program managers, business analysts, and portfolio managers.  In addition to his practitioner articles and reports on “PM in the news,” every Sunday evening Dave posts a “best of” reading list with links to blog posts and articles published on the web during the week.  He also hosts The IT PM Bookstore.

pduOTD.com was created to help Professional Project Managers, Business Analysts and Agile/Lean practitioners by highlighting opportunities for Professional Development. Every weekday, we review an amazing variety of topics from hundreds of professional development sources and then highlight the best of these. The people behind pduOTD are Project Managers themselves and have a passion for wanting to improve the world by improving how Projects are managed, how Teams are managed and by helping companies succeed in today’s challenging Business environment.

Shim marom’s www.quantmleap.com blog is an attempt to look at the art of project management from an unorthodox and unconventional perspective, utilizing the latest in science, art, philosophy and psychology to examine and explain assumptions and methods widely used within the Project Management profession. Shim is an advocate of scepticism and critical thinking and this is reflected in his blog via the introduction of evidence based writing, aiming always to look for the truth behind the hype and the substantiated behind the self proclaimed.

Michiko Diby started the Preventing Project Failure blog in 2008, initially to help document the ideas she was exploring on the job.  Her focus has been to make Project Management accessible, and to make theory useful for the average PM.  This passion has been recognized by ZDnet and TechRepublic where Michiko’s analysis of the NAO UK causes of project failure was featured in a CIO Sanity Savers video.  Preventing Project Failure is also one of the top 100 PM Blogs listed in the Programme and Project Management Community Site.  Michiko’s work extends into her consultant work through her company SeaLight, LLC where she lives out her passion for project success by helping companies see that  adaptive, organic, flexible and efficient process and Project Management makes work less stressful and even enjoyable for human beings.