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3PM - People, Projects and Processes Management

Project Management

3PM, LLC provides effective project management for new product development, services development, system integrations and  process improvements.  Successful projects include:

  • new product development projects for a variety of industries (avionics, telecom and internet infrastructure), using international project teams for software and hardware commercial development
  • migrating UC Berkeley from legacy systems to Google Apps for Education
  • migrating applications from on-premise servers to cloud services 
  • numerous process improvement initiatives
We are experienced with classic as well as  iterative, agile, and blended classic project management techniques; tuned to best serve the organization and individual projects.  Recent projects used a blend of tools (JIRA, SmartSheets, and Google Apps) along with client collaboration tools during stand-ups, weekly check-ins, and reviews with managers and sponsors.

Project Start-up Workshop (PSW) Facilitation and Coaching

3PM, LLC developed and continues to improve and use world class project start-up processes.
Used by hundreds of successful projects since the 1990's, for a wide variety of clients (including military contractors, pharmaceuticals, telecom, internet infrastructure, semiconductors, non-profits and universities) the process is customized to utilize current client tools and suggested cloud based collaboration tools, while honoring client constraints and maintaining successful project start-up and planning principles.

3PM, LLC developed and continues to use a world class process improvement process.
Originally developed for TQM and Lean Manufacturing, later tuned for Six Sigma methods and terminology.  We have seen and used key success factors of process improvement that work, including using a PSW for clarifying the effort from AS-IS to DESIRED process.

Training and Consulting

3PM, LLC provides simple and effective training for Project and Processes Management.
Having managed a large number and variety of projects Alex Walton developed a hands-on knowledge of the best management techniques and processes utilizing collaboration tools and created simple and effective workshops and seminars tuned for each client. He has collaborated with many others to provide materials that continue to be used and live in various organizations.  As a young early PMP, a reviewer for the 1992 PMBOK, a system engineer, a Georgia Tech grad student lecturer of electronics, a soccer coach, a project manager and a corporate consultant, he has taught project management techniques to teens, young adults, university students, engineers, scientist, lawyers, Harris Corp employees, UC Berkeley employees and clients, Franklin Covey clients, Abbott Lab employees, non-profit leaders, his project teams, his sons ... he loves to teach, coach, and learn.  Several of his projects have included people that were first his student.

Alex Walton can speaks from a view of having completed successful projects for a wide variety of projects and environments.  He has the ability to teach basic and advanced Project and Process management tools and techniques. 

Through 2010 Alex Walton was a very highly rated teacher, workshop facilitator and conference speaker. He took 2011 through 2018 to take care of parents and primarily run projects at UC Berkeley, close to where they lived.  In addition to his personal journey during this time, he studied mindfulness, emotional intelligence, and updated the PET (priorities, energy and time) management workshop.

Now, offerings include updated classic seminars and workshops, as well as customized experiences for each client that use the full library of materials and experiences.  The goal is to provide excellent experiences and useful skill development, tuned to meet the needs of participants.

Students and participants have included:

For more information, please email me at alex@3pmllc.com.

Alex Walton
Managing Member


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