"Thank you for your continued support, guidance and understanding. We value your support and will continue our engagement in our quest to improve the operations of IT and enhancement of IT Governance." (IT Governance Manager, Zambia)
"Peter was an absolute professional & a wealth of knowledge. I thoroughly enjoyed the workshop & would definitely recommend other estates to get on board & attend a workshop presented by Peter." (Home Owner's Association)
"Thank you very much for an amazing workshop. I learned so much and Peter was an amazing facilitator." (Director, Special Needs Centre, KwaZulu-Natal)
"Thank you, it has been a pleasure working with you" (IT Governance Manager, Zambia)
"Your presentation was a bigger eye opener than even we imagined so we really do trust you will achieve a positive result for all your efforts. We have had nothing but praise and gratitude regarding your slot! (Regional Chair, professional association)
"Peter really made the quiz a lot of fun and we definitely learned a great deal. I would recommend the quiz as part of the overall approach to getting to grips with POPi compliance" (Manager, global IT company)
"It was a pleasure to have you as a guest speaker." (Regional chairperson, professional association)
"Thank you for your time and support in assisting us to get the POPI message across to the industry. We were very impressed with the presentation last night and have had very positive feedback. (National Marketing Manager, Stationery industry).
"Our management team has worked closely with John Cato and Dr Peter Tobin on our POPI Act compliance preparation project...they have added significant value to our business and this...is a clear sign of the strength of the partnership we have with them". (National Marketing Manager, Stationery industry).
"Dr Tobin has proved to be a consistently valuable member of the team...his knowledge and skills in the area of Project Management are complemented by his ability to engage with his delegates in a stimulating and energetic way, which enhances the overall learning experience. (Programme Manager, Regional African body).
"Thank you, I enjoyed your session tremendously this morning! It was without any doubt the highlight of the symposium!" (IT Management Symposium participant)
“We are more than satisfied with what you have presented...thanks for your huge contribution to the symposium. I think you impressed a lot of people with the way in which you compiled your whole presentation and the entertainment with it.” (IT Management Symposium convenor)
"Peter's facilitation of the Knowledge Café showed how well he can communicate key concepts in an engaging and entertaining way whilst ensuring deep learning takes place" (University Professor)
"Dr. Tobin is urgent, focused, knowledgeable and professional in his chosen fields of interest. He is determined and passionate about what he does. He has been able to become a master of the disciplines in which he operates" (Director, Retail Training Services)
After a recent IT Governance Workshop facilitated by Dr Peter Tobin delegates were invited to comment on the workshop. See the results on YouTube at http://youtu.be/QCIJfxUm-90
"Dr Peter Tobin presented a lecture on storytelling as a knowledge sharing tool to my Masters students. He presented the lecture in a clear and structured way, engaged the whole class and kept the students motivated with varied, lively approaches. In this way he encouraged critical thinking and created a learning environment that generates a deep understanding of the topic" (University Professor)
"Thank you for your AMAZING effort. We are VERY happy with the results" (Chairman, software development company)
"Thanks a stack for the sterling job done and getting the audience engaged – with you... we ended off on a high note!" (Chairman, professional association and conference convenor)
"I've worked with Peter on projects, and he has also facilitated at some of our events. His knowledge and understanding is superb, and he has always been a true professional in all respects. Peter is trustworthy, and has the ability to simplify complex issues. I would work with him on any project." (General Manager, Conference and Events Organisation)
"Peter delivers more than the required products. He guides you in the right direction and assists to get more value than initially expected. From the first encounter, he is a friend who wants to share his expert knowledge with you. I would recommend Peter to anyone who expects only the best results." (Senior Manager, Development projects funding agency)
"I have worked with Peter Tobin in the professional development space for project management for several years and appreciate his vast insights and high levels of enthusiasm for this dynamic industry. His input towards PMSA and our organisation's various initiatives have always been valuable and have come in the form of academic / research-based contributions, creating effective connections between relevant people, places and processes, and ongoing volunteer involvement." (CEO, professional body)
"While using Peter as strategy consultant over a period of about 6 months, he demonstrated in depth knowledge of the approaches and methodologies required to achieve our objectives, combined with valuable insights into the trends in the ICT industry. I'll gladly recommend Peter to anyone for his diligence and the high quality of his work." (Director, ICT service provider)
"I have worked with Dr Peter Tobin and his organisation PTC as a service provider to one of my large corporate clients. Peter and PTC were able to assemble a French-speaking team who developed materials and ran a workshop entirely in French for clients drawn from multiple African countries. The feedback from the clients was very positive and I would definitely recommend Peter and PTC to potential clients." (Senior Manager, UK-based business school)
“Having used Peter as a commercial consultant on technology investments for the past three years, he has consistently produced high quality work that has added tremendous value to our decision making process. Peter's output is extremely thorough, well thought through, presentable and delivered on time within budget.
"Dr Peter Tobin worked with Elephants in Main Street International on two separate interventions for UNICEF in the DRC. Having observed Peter in action as a teambuilding process facilitator it is evident that he is extremely capable, confident and relaxed in front of an audience, and he controls it well. Peter is obviously very experienced and he has any number of techniques to facilitate discussion, exchange views and keep delegates interested and motivated. We can recommend him strongly." (Director, Team-building business)
"Dr Peter Tobin and I worked together assisting UNICEF managers in Central Africa to enhance the performance of their teams in various countries. I found Peter to be highly professional and well thought of by our client. He was a pleasure to work with and I would not hesitate to join him in even more out-of-the-way places to assist where we can." (Director, Team-building business)
“Poussière d’étoiles has employed Dr Tobin as trainer at two conferences. During 2008 he presented a KM workshop at our Knowledge, Archives & Records Management Conference (KARM) and in 2009 he presented a Project Management workshop at our Management, Empowerment & Excellence Conference (mEE). We receive feedback from delegates through an evaluation form. Delegates have always rated Dr Tobin as "Very Good" or "Excellent". We are so delighted with this feedback that we have contracted him to present a KM Practices & Tools Workshop at our KARM 2010 Conference.” (Director, Conference business)
“I have been working with Peter since about 1987/8. In this time he always impressed me with his commitment, insight, diligence and loyalty. Of particular importance to me is his ability to understand the relevance of technological developments and how this can be leveraged in business. Highly recommended!” (Director, Software development company)
“Whenever I have worked with Dr Tobin I have been astounded with his knowledge of his field and his ability to deliver his message. Peter is an expert in his field and I recommend him all the time. As a lecturer, trainer and consultant he has excellent people skills and relates well to all people in all ways.” (Director, Enterprise development organisation)
"Peter Tobin has participated in the proposal evaluation process for the Innovation fund on a number of occasions since 2002. He has provided valuable input which has informed decisions on the selection of projects for grants of up to R15 million over a three year period. Of particular note was his role as a project leader of a team tasked with evaluating projects in a variety of technology areas and providing recommendations to the Fund's steering committee. The project was completed on time and work was of a high standard. Peter Tobin is therefore highly recommended for any new venture that provides the opportunity to utilise his project management and business analysis skills". (Senior Manager, State Owned Enterprise)
"I have known Peter for a number of years and worked with him preparing various proposals and documents and have found him to be extremely thorough and detailed in what we did together." (Director, SME Consulting business)
"Enclosed herewith is our cheque in respect of the consultancy which you performed for us at our recent IT Strategy Meeting. Thank you once again for the professional role that you played". (Director, JSE-listed company)