PMIWDC Fair Lakes Luncheon | OKRs Made Easy: The Ultimate Framework for Driving Organizational Success – June 6, 2023

Welcome to this presentation on OKRs and Execution! This presentation will explore how you can use OKRs to drive goal-setting and execution within organizations. We will cover various topics related to OKRs, from setting objectives and key results to tracking progress and evaluating success. Here are three key takeaways you can expect from this presentation:Continue reading “PMIWDC Fair Lakes Luncheon | OKRs Made Easy: The Ultimate Framework for Driving Organizational Success – June 6, 2023”

Enrich Conversation: Defining and setting OKRs for your team

​Join Reshma Shahabuddin, Managing Director at Rynovo in conversation on defining and setting OKRs for your team ​The conversation will be focused on these points: ​Here’s what will happen during out 45 minutes together: Date & Time: May 12, 2023 at 1 pm – 1:45 pm ET Location: Enrich (virtual event) URL:

5 Lessons for Automating OKRs Progress using Aha

I lead the OKRs program for the Sophos Technology Group.  OKRs success relies on setting the right goals and the ability to check how well you are doing against those goals. I have been experimenting with how to automate OKRs progress consistently across all the departments and how to do it with minimal overhead. Today,Continue reading “5 Lessons for Automating OKRs Progress using Aha”

10 Self Publishing Lessons

My children and I started a new children’s book series! We want to share exciting and funny stories about “mean” teachers at school. My 13-year-old son, Shazeb, came up with the stories, and my 10-year-old daughter, Samia, illustrated all the pages.  I helped put the books together and self-published them using Amazon KDP. OurContinue reading “10 Self Publishing Lessons”

PMIWDC Symposium 2021: Strategic and Adaptive Thinking

Innovation and disruption are happening both on a global scale and a personal level. How do we think and stay ahead? I discussed how we can apply strategic and adaptive thinking to innovate ourselves. In this talk, I covered: What are strategic and adaptive thinking? How do we develop and implement these cognitive processes? HowContinue reading “PMIWDC Symposium 2021: Strategic and Adaptive Thinking”

WiCyS 2021: The New Threat Landscape in a Post Pandemic World

Pandemic has changed our lives in many ways. The Cyber Security world is no exception. In our panel discussion, we talked about the changes in the threat landscape in a post-pandemic world and how we can fight against it. Date & Time: September 10, 2021 at 12 pm – 12:45 pm MDT Location: WiCyS 2021Continue reading “WiCyS 2021: The New Threat Landscape in a Post Pandemic World”

Being Device Free for Two Weeks Changed the Way I Manage Time

If someone asked me a year ago, “Could you go device free for a couple of days?” I would have said, “No way.” But that is exactly what I did last year for two weeks during the winter holidays. My husband’s family lives abroad, and we decided it would be great to have a family reunion soContinue reading “Being Device Free for Two Weeks Changed the Way I Manage Time”

Want to Build a Highly Collaborative Team?

There is a saying in Agile: if you do one thing, do retrospectives. I believe that not only do you have to run successful retrospectives, you must also follow through on actions. Otherwise, retrospectives just become another meeting, and they stop providing value. Some actions are straightforward and can be easily taken care of byContinue reading “Want to Build a Highly Collaborative Team?”

Are we on target to achieve our strategic initiatives?

What do you do when you’re in a meeting and the Chief Product Officer asks, “Are we on target to achieve our strategic initiatives?” Do you flip through your mental notes? Do you quickly message your team over Slack or email? Do you request some time to get back with an update? Wouldn’t it beContinue reading “Are we on target to achieve our strategic initiatives?”