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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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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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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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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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05
Mar

Automate Your Workflow with the Theory of Constraints & VISUM

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23
Jan

Is Time Equal to Money? Part 1

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We’ve all heard the expression that time is money, but is it true? I don’t think so.   What does it truly mean? Does time equal money in my project?   If I lose time, I waste money? or If I delay, I get the money later?   If it’s the first definition, you are […]

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11
Jan

Top 4 Project Management Challenges & How to Solve Them

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So many of us have often heard that “a failure to plan is a plan to fail,” so we grow confident that successful planning leads to successful project completion. The old adage isn’t necessarily untrue. Having a plan is crucial. But research shows that the common approaches to project management fail to produce the outcomes […]

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14
Dec

Where is Your Project’s Uncertainty?

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Two Sources of Project Uncertainty Projects, by their nature, are uncertain, but not all uncertainty can be treated the same way. Knowing the where your project’s uncertainty lies will help you pick the right approach to managing your project and delivering the best outcome for your team, your customer and the project owner. Many projects […]

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26
Oct

The Most Important Project Measurement: Looking Foward

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