Mr. Amol Natu, Leadership MBA Class of 2012, and Prof. Deanna M. Kennedy, UW Bothell School of Business have been invited to present a paper at the 18th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS) 2012, in Seattle, WA, in August, 2012. The paper, titled “A Simulation Study of Project Management and Collaborative Information Technologies” examines the project cost and schedule performance tradeoffs of collaborative information technologies selected in project communication plans, using simulations and statistical analysis. The paper will be published in the conference proceedings. Mr, Natu works with Microsoft Corporation and will graduate with the Leadership MBA cohort in June 2012. Prof. Kennedy teaches Operations Management, Business Statistics and Quantitative Methods at the UW Bothell School of Business.