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ISO/TC 258, ISO Technical Committee for Project, Program, and Portfolio Management, convenes in Tällberg, Sweden

REPORT By Jouko Vaskimo  Helsinki, Finland ________________________________________________________________________ ISO/TC 258, the Technical Committee (TC) of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) set up to work with standards in the field of project, program, and portfolio management convened for the fourth plenary meeting at Tällberg, Sweden, on September 9th … 13th 2013. The participants – over 90 representing 22 national standardization agencies – were warmly welcomed by Mrs Helene Edmark from Swedish Standards Institute (SIS) and Mr Anders Sandberg from Trafikverket, the Swedish Transport Administration, wearing his local traditional folklore costume. pmwj15-oct2013-vaskimo-IMAGE 1 ISO/TC 258 Tällberg plenary meeting participants ISO/TC 258 had, at the time of the Tällberg event, 35 participating (P) members, 9 observing (O) members, and 4 liaisons: ISO/TC 258 P – members were Argentina, Australia, Austria, Barbados, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cameroon, Canada, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, India, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Morocco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Ukraine, United Kingdom and United States. ISO/TC 258 O – members were Belarus, Belgium, Hungary, Iran, Iraq, Israel, New Zealand, Slovakia and Uganda. ISO/TC 258 liaisons were ISO International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) Joint Technical Committee (JTC) 1 Sub-Committee (SC) 7, ISO IEC JTC1 / WG8 (Governance of IT), International Project Management Association (IPMA) and Project Management Institute (PMI). More… To read entire report, click here


About the Author jouko vaskimoflag-finlandJouko Vaskimo Jouko Vaskimo works as Development Manager in charge of project management training portfolio at Aalto PRO, the Professional Development unit of Aalto University in Espoo, Finland. He is also an International Correspondent and Editorial Advisor for PM World in Finland. Jouko graduated from Helsinki University of Technology in 1992. Since then he has held project management related assignments with increasing levels for responsibility at Sinebrychoff Ltd, the oldest brewery in Scandinavia; Kemira Engineering Ltd, the leading chemicals manufacturer Finland; DNA Finland Ltd, a large Finnish mobile phone operator; Nokia Business Infrastructure; and Ixonos PLC, one of the leading Finnish ICT consultancies. Jouko holds the IPMA Level C (Project Manager) and Level B (Senior Project Manager) certificates and is the chairman of the Finnish IPMA Certification Body operating IPMA certification in Finland. He is a member of the Project Management Association Finland Board of Directors and a founding member of PMI Finland Chapter. He received the PMP certificate in 2003. Since October 2007, Jouko has been heading the Finnish delegation to ISO/PC 236 and ISO/TC 258. Jouko resides in Espoo, Finland and can be best contacted at jouko.vaskimo“at”aalto.fi .