Is Integrated Project Management necessary?

Is there really a need for a single Integrated Project Management System? To answer this, we'll first review the typical project or turnaround management landscape. A project passes through multiple stages during its lifecycle. These stages vary for each business and each project or program type, but basically they fall into the following 6 stages: … Continue reading Is Integrated Project Management necessary?

Scope Creep – sound creepy? It does not have to be.

It's Sunday morning. You decide to make breakfast. That's your scope. You enjoy making breakfast, then you enjoy eating it. Then you settle down to binge-watch a favorite show. But wait - you need to clean up the kitchen first. Is that added scope? Or should it have been included in your original scope? Probably … Continue reading Scope Creep – sound creepy? It does not have to be.

Who should provide your business apps?

Your business uses services and products from vendors of all stripes: your fleet of vehicles is supplied by a dealership (like a Ford or Chrysler or GM dealership); your internet and phone access is supplied by a communications services company (like Comcast or Telus); your computers and office equipment are obtained from an office-supplies company … Continue reading Who should provide your business apps?

Aging and Business Solution Evolution

A recent post referenced a reality facing many experts in business today - they are 'aging-out' of the workforce, mostly involuntarily. Thinking about the last 40 years, the period of their professional life experiences, what value added can they provide to the next decade of evolution in the business world? To answer this, I prepared … Continue reading Aging and Business Solution Evolution

Proactive Loss Control with Corrective Actions

Loss Control through Corrective Action implementation is a, not unexpected, benefit of digitally transforming your business processes to improve data integration and collaboration. DNV's Systematic Cause Analysis Technique, also known as SCAT, is an effective and widely used technique that is pressed into service following a job site incident. It's intent is focused on on-going … Continue reading Proactive Loss Control with Corrective Actions