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

Q&A on Sustainable IT project management

Q&A on Sustainable IT project management   Question: Is there anything in Lean3 on Sustainability? I am also looking for a “Sustainable Prince 2 Methodology” applicable to IT projects. I’m open to any ideas. Answer:  Your need is for sustainable IT solutions. Lean3 is not your “off-the-shelf” solution – it does not directly address sustainability. […]

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 […]

Use recipes to bake better projects

Use recipes to bake better projects Are your projects unpredictable? Maybe they are a bit like my mother’s cakes! Better cakes, better projects My mother wasn’t a great fan of recipes. She had some cookery books, but didn’t always use them. She often baked a cake without using a recipe. Consequently, our family had some […]

When standard Project Management life-cycles are surprising

When standard Project Management life-cycles are surprising A few years ago, I created a project management software package called TrioProject. The package was quite good, but it had a major flaw. It used a Gate process approach, which was good. But it standardised the Gate processes… and to my great surprise, that proved to be […]

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 […]

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