Tips to Effective Project Schedule Updates Part 2

33 weeks 18 hours ago
The client company, through its representative, must review and give feedbacks to the contractor after receiving the schedule update/report. It is not only an expected feedback and input mechanism but also a responsibility. Return inputs (feedbacks) must be in a timely, coordinated, and agreed-to manner so nothing goes between the cracks. All inputs and feedbacks shall be in writing via e-mail or
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Tips to Effective Project Schedule Updates Part 1

33 weeks 18 hours ago
There are numerous approaches to schedule updating but often times, the project still grapple with what to do when it comes time. Updating a schedule must adopt a clear and approved guideline or procedure reflecting the best practice and fit-for-purpose approach. The guide must provide the essential and central philosophies on how updating facilitates controlling, monitoring, analyzing, and
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Road Trippin’ Organizational Change: The Beginning

36 weeks 6 days ago

Most organizational change efforts do not succeed.  They fail to achieve the desired results.  They are disruptive and sometimes leave the company worse-off.  

An oft-cited statistic is that 70% of organizational change efforts fail.  This metric is attributed to Hammer and Champy’s 1993 classic, 

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Case Study: Jabel Ali Refinery Major Shutdown

38 weeks 2 days ago

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/case-study-jabel-ali-refinery-shutdown-2016-mujahid-ali-akhtar/

Hi, I wrote a case study for a major Shutdown in the past and would like to share in this group for feedback as well as for your information who are in the shutdown/turnaround business

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The Daily Stand-Up Meeting: Best Practices

41 weeks 1 day ago

Lean and Agile organizations have harnessed the power of the stand-up meeting as a valuable process tool. The stand-up is an efficient and effective way to communicate.  It promotes transparency into the progress of work and highlights issues.  The meeting fosters a collaborative work environment and creates accountability.  

In this article, I share best

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On Constrains

41 weeks 2 days ago

You can not play football without using your feet. You can not play volleyball without using your hands. You can not take part in the Tour de France without a bicycle.

Constraints are meaningful to a certain level, a little bit more and the plan is not a plan anymore. Its a checklist with a date attached to each item.

Too many activities marked “As late as possible”: the

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Study Habits For Success: Tips For Student

41 weeks 6 days ago

In today's competitive era unplanned efforts swell up the complexity which intensifies the burden on students causing undue pressure. The solution is Study-Smart rather than Study-Hard. A successful life is no luck; it starts with honesty and depends on good habits. If followed properly these tips no wonder will upsurge the mind’s efficiency resulting in the remarkable outcomes.

Here are

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Kanban 101: Improving How We Work

49 weeks 45 sec ago

Kanbanis a versatile and powerful tool to help you manage your work. It can be used to track personal projects, complex operations and large programs; for example, it can be used to:

  • Efficiently manage the flow of inventory in a factory,
  • Help students manage their homework and papers,
  • Track the progress of project tasks and activities,
  • Organize
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