April 12, 2012 – JSC Chapter National Management Association (NMA)
Jeanne Newman presents, "Breaking into the I–Zone", during a NMA professional development training session. Her presentation includes tips that focus on moving innovation from a "check the box" one–time–only concept to a constant state where innovating is the norm.
Jan. 20, 2012 – BAHEP Annual Banquet
SmithOps will be sponsoring a table at the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership (BAHEP) Annual Banquet in Houston, TX. This year's event honors The Honorable John Cornyn, United States Senate.
Feb. 21, 2012 – McCormick Stevenson Corporation
SmithOps shares the methodology presented in Norm Smith's book, "Got Progress? Managing People and Projects with Ease, Results, and Style", with Tampa Bay area Aerospace and Defense industry leaders at a local event hosted by McCormick Stevenson Corporation in St. Petersburg, Florida.
Feb. 22-23, 2012 – NASA PM Challenge
Norm Smith presents "Managing Projects without Being Buried in Schedules" at the NASA Project Management Challenge 2012 in Orlando, FL.
Feb. 28, 2012 – Wyle Leadership Association
Keynote speaker, Norm Smith, shares leadership lessons during his presentation to high school students attending the 2012 Wyle Leadership Association speech contest in Houston, TX.
March 15, 2012 – Small Business Conference and Trade Fair
SmithOps will have an exhibit booth at the 10th Annual NCMA – Space City Chapter Small Business Conference and Trade Fair 2012 in Houston, TX. The conference is focused on expanding opportunities for small businesses and features informational sessions, workshops, and panel discussions.
Jeanne Newman Speaks at JSC NMA Event
Houston, Texas. On November 16, 2011, the NASA–Johnson Space Center Chapter of the National Management Association (NMA) held one of its monthly Professional Development Training events. For this month’s event, Jeanne Newman joined Brady Pyle in presenting an overview of the seminars provided during the NMA’s Annual Conference in September 2011. Newman delivered two interactive presentations: "Dealing with Difficult People" and "Your Brain and Leadership".
SmithOps Supports BAHEP’s Annual Golf Outing
Houston, Texas. The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership (BAHEP) hosted the 7th Annual Emyre Barrios Robinson Appreciation Golf Outing at Bay Oaks Country Club on November 14, 2011. SmithOps provided a sponsorship for the event and participated on one of the foursomes. Shown here is the SmithOps team, which included (left to right): Kip McClung/USA, Norm Smith/SmithOps, Jeff Siders/Orbital Sciences, and Larry Strader/L3 Communications.
SmithOps Participates in AAS Symposium
Huntsville, Alabama. SmithOps executives participated in the 4th Wernher Von Braun Memorial Symposium on October 24–25, 2011. Hosted by the American Astronautical Society (AAS), the theme for this year’s event was "Launching the Future in Space Exploration". This AAS Symposium was organized in conjunction with the University of Alabama, the Huntsville National Space Club, and the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center.
SmithOps Presents Progress Management™ at JSC NMA Event
Houston, Texas. On October 14, 2011, the NASA–Johnson Space Center Chapter of the National Management Association held its Professional Development Training event. The event featured a presentation to aerospace professionals by SmithOps. The focus of the presentation was an introduction to the SmithOps Progress Management™ methodology. It included a discussion of the three essential skills for successful projects: situational awareness, enfranchisement, and boundary control.
Norm Smith Speaks at JSC NMA Luncheon
Houston, Texas. On September 19, 2011, Norm Smith provided members and guests of the NASA–Johnson Space Center Chapter of the National Management Association with an overview of his book, Got Progress? Managing Projects and People with Ease, Results, and Style. Included in the presentation were valuable tips on effective allocation of time and finances in successful project management.