Tamara Armstrong

Tamara Armstrong

Company: CA Dept of Technology

Title: Executive Director, CA Project Management Office

Tamara Armstrong serves as the Executive Director for the California Project Management Office (CA-PMO). The California Project Management Office (CA-PMO) provides centralized project management leadership to the state of California Information Technology (IT) projects through the provision of world-class project management services, resources, education, and training.

Tamara previously served as the Project Director for California's Financial Information System for California (FI$Cal) project, one of the largest business transformation and ERP implementation projects in the world. As the Project Director, Mrs. Armstrong planned and directed strategic and tactical project activities, and managed the Project’s state and vendor personnel, teams, facilities, communication, and outreach.

Mrs. Armstrong has extensive experience in Project and IT Management and has successfully managed complex multi-million dollar projects of a technical and non-technical nature. Mrs. Armstrong has served in Executive and Leadership positions in the private and public sector in various IT and Financial Management related capacities. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Finance and a Masters of Business Administration in Technology Management.

 


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  • “The Project Delivery Summit has brought to light education and training opportunities highlighting project management disciplines to better enable the successful delivery of State IT Projects. It has filled a need in terms of delivering free training on the pillars surrounding managing projects to the State of CA workforce. With the public and private sector working together to create content, the workforce has benefited in terms of exposure to education and training that otherwise they may not have gotten. This summit is in its second year, and 70% of the attendees were new to the summit. Not only are IT personnel invited to this summit, but the department’s program areas are invited as well in order to better educate them. Through this exposure, the Department of Technology has been successful in launching our Project Academy Series which takes a deeper dive into the content that is discussed in these forums. The better educated and trained workforce, the more successful we will be in delivering projects for the State of CA.”

    — Department of Technology, Project Delivery Summit 2016


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