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My First Book Signing @ Indigo-Signal Hills, Calgary

4 days 14 hours ago
20-May-2017 My first book signing event went well today at Indigo Signal Hill. I met a lot of interesting, intelligent people and was able to introduce the book to them. Had some lively discussion with a few who said that the book was timely. Some promised to check online. My next book signing event is after two weeks, June 3, 2017, Saturday, at Chapters Chinook. I hope to see some
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Planning & Scheduling through the Gates

1 week 23 hours ago

Project planning and scheduling processes follow a management framework called the Project Implementation Model (PIM). Such model divides the project into sub-boundaries called stages, gates, or checkpoints.

Does not really matter what proprietary term they call it. Company Y can call it Y-PIM (Company Y Implementation Model). Construction firm ABC might call theirs ABC-PIM.

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Risk-based Management Framework

1 week 6 days ago

A project management framework is important in effectively managing projects. Planning and scheduling management framework is essential in managing plans and schedule. An engineering management framework governs engineering works as does a safety management framework provide standards and guidance to all safety works.

In these frameworks lie processes that are fundamental to each

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Project Management: Centralized vs. Decentralized Delivery

3 weeks 1 day ago

There is an ongoing dialogue in many enterprises: Should project management be a centralized, shared-service?  Or, should project managers be decentralized and embedded within their functional organizations? 

The answer is, "it depends."  Every enterprise is unique with its own organizational structure, culture, expectations, and needs.  Similarly projects and

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The USACE CPM Schedule Specification

5 weeks 4 days ago

The Specification is full of errors and is biased in favor of specific software.

Just take a look at a few sections, it is a disaster.

2.1 SOFTWARE - 2.1.2.2 Other Than Primavera - If the contractor chooses software other than Primavera P6, that is compliant with this specification, provide for the Government's use two licenses, two computers, and training

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Reorganizations: Managing Your Feelings

7 weeks 1 day ago

A phrase heard at many organizations is, “The only constant is change.” Reorganizations, restructurings, and layoffs have become a regular event. These events reshape the work-landscape at the individual and team level:

  • Friends and colleagues may move to other groups within the company or leave;
  • You may have a new management team with whom you need to build rapport and trust
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How Early and Late date are calculated in Start to Start relationship in Primavera P6

10 weeks 12 hours ago

In Finish to Start relationship, Primavera calculate Early and Late date base on 2 process

  • Forward Pass (to calculate Early Start and Early Finish)

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Primavera P6

Recommended Steps to Effective Gate 1 IAP

10 weeks 4 days ago

Interactive Planning (IAP) is a methodology used by projects to engage important stakeholders and subject matter experts in a facilitated workshop setting.

The engagement process is through collaborative discussion of project plan and strategy to develop a reliable, complete, and successful project schedule. Interactive Planning is also widely known as Participative Planning (PP).

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Powerful Words, “I Don’t Know”

11 weeks 5 days ago

“I don’t know” are three words that most people dread saying.  The need to know the answer has followed us from school into the working world.   We are loath to admit ignorance.  I have seen colleagues twist themselves into a pretzel inventing an answer.

Providing incorrect information may have negative consequences, including:

  • Something may be done wrong
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Guide to Gate 1 Interactive Planning

12 weeks 4 days ago

Interactive Planning (IAP)

Interactive Planning (IAP) is a methodology used by projects to engage important stakeholders and subject matter experts in a facilitated workshop setting.

The engagement process is through collaborative discussion of project plan and strategy to develop a reliable, complete, and successful project schedule.

Interactive Planning is also widely

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