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

OLD Lean3 Project Management – announcing the book

Lean3 Project Management – announcing the book Industrialise Project Management – build a Project Factory To improve Project Management, Lean3 searches for inspiration from the factory.  Lean is a manufacturing concept. Lean factories work efficiently. Lean manufacturing uses continuous improvement to drive efficiency and quality. Lean3 is a new approach to P3: Project, Programme and […]

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 […]

Toyota is not just a car maker. Are you just a project manager?

Toyota is not just a car maker. Are you just a project manager? Toyota is the home of Lean Manufacturing. In the 50’s, Toyota developed the Toyota Production System, which became Lean Manufacturing. All world-class manufacturing today uses Lean. There’s a classic article by Charles Fishman in Fast Company, published in 2006. It analyses continuous […]

Lean3: a new approach to Project Management

Lean3: a new approach for a new decade Welcome to the new Lean3, launched today, 3rd January 2020 at the start of the new decade. Lean3 is a new approach to P3: Project, Programme and Portfolio management. Two lost decades It’s time for a new approach. Project Management has lived through two lost decades. In […]

Why I stopped blogging (and why I’m starting again)

I stopped writing this blog in May 2015  I stopped because it was time to be less evangelical about Prince2. It was time to start facing up to the truth. My blogs were “explaining” Best Practice, as defined by Prince2. They were broadly uncritical. I assumed that Prince2 was “Best Practice”, and explained how to […]

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