May 2024 Monthly Meeting (virtual)

Subject:  Driving Change: Digital Transformation Insights from the Automotive Sector

The automotive industry stands at the forefront of digital transformation, navigating complex shifts from traditional operations to innovative, technology-driven approaches. This presentation offers a deep dive into how major automotive giants like General Motors and Ford are mastering these transformations, providing valuable lessons for project managers and business leaders alike.

Participants will gain insights into:

  • Strategic Frameworks: Uncover the strategic planning and execution frameworks that leading automotive companies employ for digital transformation.
  • Industry-Specific Challenges: Explore the unique challenges faced by automotive manufacturers and the effective strategies used to overcome them.
  • Hybrid Project Management Approaches: Learn how blending traditional project management with agile practices is critical in managing the dynamic needs of IT transformations in the automotive sector.
  • Actionable Insights: Through case studies of companies like General Motors and Ford, attendees will receive practical knowledge and tools to apply in their own projects.

This session is tailored for project managers, IT professionals, and executives in the automotive industry and beyond, who are eager to understand how to effectively lead digital transformations in a competitive market. Join us for an engaging discussion filled with real-world examples, critical analyses, and strategic advice that will equip you to drive successful technological initiatives in your organizations.




Speaker: Jason Rashaad

Jason Rashaad, MBA, PMP, is the Founder and Principal behind What Comes Next? LLC, where he leverages over two decades of project management expertise to drive digital transformation and foster innovative team dynamics across the globe. With a storied career that spans from foundational hands-on roles in IT infrastructure to strategic PMO leadership, Jason has orchestrated successful projects for multinational corporations, emphasizing the critical blend of technology and human insight. His work, especially in integrating AI tools within cross-cultural project teams, stands at the forefront of navigating the complexities of modern project environments. An advocate for education and continuous learning, Jason also enriches the project management community as an adjunct professor and respected speaker, sharing actionable strategies and insights for embracing digital tools while honoring the human elements of communication and collaboration.




Speaker: 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Attendees will receive 1.0 PDU for this event.

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Type of category: Dinner Meetings

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Date: May 20th, 2024

Hour: 6:00PM to 7:00PM

Number of PDUs: 1.0


Members: $15.00

Non members: $20.00