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29
Oct

Pinpointing the Real Source of Project Management Snafus

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By Thomas S. Butler   Alvin Toffler, author of Future Shock, noted, “It is always easier to talk about change than to make it.”   “Success, itself, rests on effective project management, so it’s hard to understand why more businesses don’t do a better job of it,” pondered Mark Woeppel, President and CEO of Pinnacle […]

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16
Oct

Don’t Invest in the Wrong Project Management Improvements

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Project success: everyone wants it, yet successful completions are rare. But why? We each have our opinion based on our experience, but what if we’re wrong?  We could end up investing in things that make no difference, or worse, making investments that harm our performance. That’s why I commissioned an independent research firm to help […]

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05
Oct

Complete projects on time—every time

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Always know where you’re at and who is doing what, by when. These ViewPoint & VISUM practices will give you clarity around responsibilities and next steps during execution so you can get more done with less effort. With VISUM, it’s easy to see where you are, the path forward, and any obstacles in your way. […]

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24
Aug

Spot Delivery Problems Early Part 3: Schedule Risk

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No matter how good your plan may be, managing schedule risk is essential to project success. Risk will always be present; the question is, is it effectively managed? In organizations with immature execution behaviors, risk manifests itself as surprises that derail workflows and delay completions. Unless a means of early identification and mitigation of risk […]

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19
Jun

Linked Card Dates & WIP Control Features

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We have just released two new features to VISUM   Linked Dates WIP Monitoring   Linked Dates: Take a card with due date of x. It’s start date is x minus process time (in working days) of that card on that board, y. That card’s child will have a due date of y, the start […]

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26
May

Improve Productivity with Clean Start

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The deadline approaches. You must get the project or task completed. You’re running out of time; you just don’t have enough time to get it done unless you start now. However, you don’t have everything to finish. That’s ok, you think, the rest of the components parts can arrive on time. You can ring up […]

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08
Apr

ViewPoint Increases Productivity 20% in Just 8 Weeks for ETO Manufacturer

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VISUM is build around the ViewPoint project execution methodology.   In this case study, see  how making the right changes creates massive improvements using the ViewPoint framework.   “The real reason they weren’t getting as much throughput, and were having coordination and communication problems, was due to their project execution maturity level being close to […]

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21
Mar

A New Feature To Make Your Project a Success – Linked Cards and Boards

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15
Mar

Spot Delivery Problems Early Part 2: Fundamentals

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How does a project get to be a year behind schedule? One day at a time. Fred Brooks In part 1, I talked about governance.  If the owners of the project are not governing the basic behaviors to execute well, your risk of delivery is rising. If you haven’t read it, go back before your […]

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06
Mar

Spot Delivery Problems Early – Part 1: Governance

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“I often say that when you can measure what you are speaking about, and express it in numbers, you know something about it; but when you cannot express it in numbers, your knowledge is of a meagre and unsatisfactory kind; it may be the beginning of knowledge, but you have scarcely, in your thoughts, advanced […]

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