Jim Stewart, Principal of Agile Collaborative

Jim has been a project manager for twenty-five years and since 2003 has been independently providing consulting, training and mentoring. A PMP since 2001 and Certified Scrum Master since 2013, he contributes by helping organizations increase their project maturity and best practices.

In 2019, he received three agile certifications: PMI-ACP, IC-Agile coach and SAFe (Scaled Agile.) He is currently a partner in The Agile Collaborative which provides agile consulting and training.

In his current project, he is working for a pharmaceutical company helping them to remediate their products for the most recent European regulations. In that capacity he maintains schedules, runs meeting sand provides status reports, all remotely. .

Jim has established PMOs and led projects for financial and pharmaceutical companies and provided best practices for many organizations. Most recently he established portfolio management for a software company near Boston. Jim also periodically provides PMP Prep training in both public and in-house sessions.

Jim is on the project management advisory board of a training organization called MindEdge, Inc. and is co-author of the book, “Facilitating Project Planning Meetings: A Practical Guide to Ensuring Project Success.” He co-facilitated a one-day Intro to Scrum workshop at Project Summit/Business Analyst World Boston in the fall of 2019 and is currently an applicant to give a PMI TED talk. He is also mentoring a USAF veteran to help him transition to project management.

Previous projects:

  • As Program Manager for Genuity, Jim spearheaded the implementation of its award-winning $20M Virtual Private Network service.
  • At Lotus, he was the senior consultant responsible for the international deployment of a comprehensive Notes-based system for IBM called PartnerInfo. Translated into 11 languages, PartnerInfo was rolled out internationally to many of IBM’s 40,000 business partners.
  • For various pharmaceutical companies, he provided big meeting facilitation for beginning stages of both drug development and medical device projects in the US and Europe.
  • For a a credit union he created a master schedule in Microsoft Project for the complete rebranding and re-launch of their organization.

As project management consultants, we adhere rigorously to the protocol detailing best practices in all areas of project management as established by the Project Management Institute (PMI). As a member of PMI, we raise the bar on project maturity in organizations by providing best practices in consulting, training and mentoring. JPStewart Associates is a New England-based company.

Ethical standards

Our company strictly adheres to the PMI Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct, which states that participants will “uphold the highest levels of honesty, ethical behavior and professionalism in conducting their affairs.” Among other things, this includes:*

  • Obey the law, both in letter and in spirit
  • Maintain the highest standards of honesty, integrity, and confidentiality in all relationships with clients, keeping as the utmost concern the client’s best interest
  • Ensure that a conflict of interest does not compromise legitimate interests of a client or customer, or influence/interfere with professional judgments
  • Refrain from offering or accepting inappropriate payments, gifts or other forms of compensation for personal gain

Our goal is to enable organizations to improve profitability and raise their competitive advantage through strategic project planning and training. Engage our services of project management, mentoring, and training to raise the level of strategic project skills in your organization. Testament to our success, are our customers – from small, to medium sized, to Fortune 500 organizations.

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