If covering the bases, in your project, program or event, seems hard, it is because those bases are on different fields! The dodecahedron shown here represents 12 different fields. And, some of those fields are not visible! This list of 12 different functional systems commonly used to manage your project, program or turnaround event indicates … Continue reading Are You Playing Baseball on a Dodecahedron?
Make the right strategic moves to get your capital projects, turnaround events and maintenance programs off on the right foot. The common platform supports: 5 Stages of work flow (Strategic, Tactical, Logistical, Execution, Completion): 100% Coverage5 Cost Categories (Labor, Equipment, Materials, Services, Indirect work): 100% coverage4 Levels of Procedure Management (Stage, Deliverable, Process Step, Assignment): … Continue reading Introducing the new Standard for Capital Projects, Turnaround Management and Maintenance Programs
Stage Flow Diagram It's time to improve your progress reporting game. And it's not hard to do. You rightly spend a lot of time preparing to do the work in the 3 preparation stages ahead of the execution stage. Your current work flow, as shown in the diagram, includes: 1. Strategic Stage - review whether … Continue reading Progress Reporting
One step at a time "How did you guys go from Project Scheduling to BPM (Business Process Management)?" This is a logical question. This post illustrates the logical steps that pushed us from Project Scheduling to BPM. We had no idea at the outset that this would happen. In hindsight, it seems logical that it … Continue reading From Project Scheduling to BPM – an Organic Evolution
The train is leaving the station. Are we on it? Imagine a world where we can stop things from happening until we are ready for them to happen. Not ready to catch that flight? It can wait. Not ready for dinner? It can wait. Clearly, these scenarios are non-starters. The rest of the world continues … Continue reading Live Scheduling