Owner and Strategist, Partners for Progress
As a strategist and the owner of Partners for Progress®, Lori Silverman has consulted across 25 industries on messy, complex organizational changes and creating long-term strategies to increase success for organizations such as Chevron, Bechtel, Redwood Credit Union, American Family Insurance and the U.S. Air Force Reserves. As a keynote speaker, she's spoken at Project Summit/BAWorld in Chicago, Boston and Philadelphia and Project World/BAWorld in Toronto, Vancouver, and Victoria. At UW-Madison, Lori led the development of the project management methodology used in the Project Management Master's Certificate. She also spearheaded the creation of seven, two-day courses for UW- Milwaukee's Project Management Certificate Program. Lori's authored five books, including Critical Shift, Stories Trainers Tell, and Wake Me Up When the Data Is Over. Her latest bestseller is Business Storytelling for Dummies. She's also an adjunct professor for Golden Gate University's Master's program in Industrial and Organizational Psychology.
Lori's 2016 Presentations:
- Facts Tell, Stories Sell: How to Storify Data and Information to Get Your Point Across
Monday, October 31, 2016 (9:00 am – 12:00 pm)
- Getting to the Heart of the Matter: Using Story Prompts to Obtain User Stories and Other Requirements
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 (4:50 pm – 5:50 pm)