Tracy Hennessy

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Tracy Hennessy has over a decade of experience managing projects, capacity planning and overseeing strategic staffing of projects. She has broad-ranging experience driving execution for clients ranging from startups to category-leading Fortune 100 companies.

As the Director of Delivery at Handsome, she heads up the project management team and is responsible for ensuring excellence in the creation of digital experiences across Handsome’s entire client portfolio. When Tracy isn’t running a 1,400+ member digital PM meetup in Austin, she can typically be found at the park with her dog Maddie or seeking out that perfect mai thai in Austin.

GET IN TOUCH WITH tracy:

Website: kickass.pm
LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/tracynowens
Twitter: @tracynhennessy

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Driving Consensus: Using Design Thinking to Solve Your Largest PM Problems

This design thinking workshop is framed uniquely for project managers to provide guidance on how to approach issues relating to lack of project strategy, prioritization and alignment. Using a sample case study, this interactive session will enable participants to better identify user needs, gain alignment with teams and stakeholders and prioritize ideas.

By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Articulate design thinking principles and understand the value of creative problem-solving

  • Implement a new set of tactical problem-solving methods to take back to their teams

  • Identify key points in a project when it makes sense to inject design thinking into the team’s work