Making Project Management simple, repeatable and hybrid
  • Lean3 for P3

    Projects, Pgms, Portfolios

  • Build your Project Factory

    Ensure repeatable success

  • Steps to Agility

    Hybrid Project Management

  • Lean3 for P3

    Projects, Pgms, Portfolios

  • Build your Project Factory

    Ensure repeatable success

  • Steps to Agility

    Hybrid Project Management

Learn from Lean: use Collaborative Design for faster and cheaper projects

Learn from Lean: use Collaborative Design for faster and cheaper projects When should a project manager plan to use the project budget? Should you keep a lot of budget in reserve for the last part of the project, to fire-fight problems? Intuitively, the answer is YES. But the answer from Lean is NO. You should […]

Why Lean PMOs use CoPs not policemen

Why Lean PMOs use CoPs not policemen How do you improve project management in an organisation? The “classical” solution was to create a PMO (a project management office). The PMO published standards, then told everyone to use their new standards. That approach often failed for two reasons. Firstly, the standards were heavy and impractical, written […]

Avoid overload: manage your personal and project bandwidth

A trap is waiting for you in today’s busy world, where everyone is under pressure to get things done, lots of things. Do it all today! Get things done now! The trap is multi-tasking. If you try to do too much at once, you lose focus and become less productive. It’s a trap at the […]

Lean: multi-functional project teams

Lean or not lean? I’m struggling to get multi-functional teams working in our programme. Today, our programme organisation mirrors the current business teams (the BAU “silos”). In the coming months we have some major deliverables to produce, where all functional teams must cooperate. With today’s organisation, the teams can’t readily plan their work, as they […]

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