Governance Forum - 190724

Gamification of Governance: Increasing PM productivity and governance adherence through incentive and professional development
present by Lisa Favors, Ersnt & Young (EY)/Associate Director

The Governance Forum provides value to the PMI Atlanta community by offering participants:

Discussion of field-tested best practices, Decisions frameworks to assess culture and apply optimal strategy, Key takeaways to “take to work tomorrow” to maximize realization of value through introduction and standardization of best practices in the oversight and execution of projects, programs, and portfolios.

Presentation Details

Getting PMs to follow governance is not an easy task. Workload, project pace, and constant competing priorities can make methodical project management best practices fall by the way side. Structured recognition, reward and development programs can help incentivize governance adherence, improving project management rigor, team growth, reporting cadence and delivery. In this event we will share some “take to work tomorrow” tactics to gamify governance proving successful at Ernst & Young.


Lisa Favors is a Client Engagement Delivery Leader for Ernst & Young (EY). Since joining EY in 2012, Lisa has held various project/program and portfolio manager roles leading global teams. Prior to taking on her current role, Lisa served as the Global IT Service Delivery Portfolio Manager for International Tax where she successfully led a global team of PMs, business analysts, and engineers managing a budget of $10M annually. She is often called in or drafted to breathe life back into fledgling projects and teams struggling to meet expectations. Lisa manages the end-to-end delivery of critically challenged technology engagements with EY clients.

In 2016, Lisa created the EY PM Competency Network serving project managers focused on the delivery of Tax software applications and services. Originating from an idea to provide a forum for PMs in Tax to discuss challenges, the PM Competency Network has grown into a vital tool leveraged by EY globally to build high performing project managers by coaching, measuring compliance and communicating best practices to EY’s community of over 100 project and program managers.

Prior to joining EY, Lisa worked as a consultant to several corporate and government clients including Computer Sciences Corp (CSC), IBM, AT&T, Equifax, the IRS and the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention where she lead multiple software and infrastructure projects and teams.

Lisa is a graduate of the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science. She also holds a Master’s degree in Management Information Systems (MIS) from Strayer University in Washington, DC. Lisa’s professional associations include PMI and the Scrum Alliance. She is also a member of the University of Georgia - Management Information Systems Advisory Board.

Light refreshments and beverages will be provided.


Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM 

Global Payments


Global Payments, 10 Glenlake Parkway NE, Atlanta, GA (770) 829-8000


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Event Properties

Event Date 07-24-2019 6:00 pm
Event End Date 07-24-2019 8:00 pm
Registered 12
Cut off date 07-24-2019 11:55 pm
Individual Price $15.00
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