Successful Project Delivery in Aerospace and Defense: Success Criteria

Epicflow Blog

Successful project delivery is the main goal of project management efforts, but what does project success really mean? In aerospace and defense projects, there should be no room for ambiguity regarding the desired outcomes. They are vulnerable to risks, including cyberthreats. .

2022 Aerospace and Defense Industry Trends

Epicflow Blog

Aerospace and defense industry is gradually recovering from the pandemic consequences, but still remains vulnerable as the world hasn’t fully overcome this crisis yet. Licensing deals instead of building and owning strategies by government agencies. [3].

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Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

Risk Management is essential for development and production programs. Risk issues that can be identified early in the program, which will potentially impact the program later, termed Known Unknowns and can be alleviated with good risk management. Effective Risk Management 2 nd Edition , Edmund Conrow, AIAA, 2003. Risk Management is Project Management for Adults - Tim Lister. Risk Management Papers. “A

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A Compendium of Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

This blog page is dedicated to the resources used to manage the risk encountered on software-intensive systems using traditional and agile development methods. Let's start with a critical understanding of the purpose of managing risk on software development projects. Risk Management is essential for development and production programs. Effective Risk Management 2nd Edition, Edmund Conrow, AIAA, 2003. Risk a Feelings,” George F.

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Agile: Past, Present, & Future. A Conversation with Agile Trainer, Rubin Jen.

International Institute for Learning

Rubin Jen has been in the project management field for over 23 years, spanning aerospace, engineering, telecom, software development, outsourcing, consulting, not-for-profit and government sectors. Exclusive Q&A conducted by Jay Masai.

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Increasing the Probability of Program Success

Herding Cats

We're working on a White Paper for the Joint Space Cost Council which is an organization composed of government (NRO, NASA, USAF, and others) and industry representatives with an interest in space. Our topic is Increasing the Probability of Program Success Thorugh Continuous Risk Management. . Risk Management is How Adults Manage Projects. If you are not managing risk on your project, what are you managing? Risk-Adjusted Plans.

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Best project management software

Binfire

What is the best project management software for your team and your project? Is there a project management app that fits everybody’s requirements? The short answer is no, depending on industry, team size, project complexity, team’s experience and team size the requirements for project management software change. So how do you choose the best project management software for your team? Is it the first time we are using project management software?

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20 Notion Alternatives & Competitors for Work Management

Scoro

A good project management software will allow teams to organize and allocate tasks, track goals and possibly manage finances all in one workspace. Notion is a project management software that helps teams collaborate in effective work from different places worldwide.

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A New Way to Recognize the Achievements of Project Managers

The IIL Blog

Senior Executive Director for Project Management, IIL. So, why shouldn’t we do the same thing for project managers? This could be significantly more important to a worker or project manager than a simple handshake. Some people view project management as a series of contests or challenges beginning with a well thought out plan that everyone agrees with. Years ago, many aerospace and defense industry projects were managed using war rooms.

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The Problems with Schedules

Herding Cats

Unrealistic Cost and Schedule estimates based on inadequate risk adjusted growth models. Inadequate accessment of risk and unmitigated exposure to these risks with proper handling plans. Unrealistic Cost and Schedule estimates based on inadequate risk adjusted growth models. Here's how to Manage in the Presence of Uncertainty. Both these cause risk to cost, schedule, and technical outcomes. This type of risk is held in the Risk Register.

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DDSTOP The Saga Continues

Herding Cats

There's been a rash of conjectures about all kinds of bad business, project, and software development (agile and traditional) management ideas of late. We were one of the first users of eXtreme Programming, long before Scrum was around and presented that early work in 2003, " Making Agile Development Work in a Government Contracting Environment, Measuring velocity with Earned Value." . Define the risks - reducible and irreducible - to each Capability and their Features.

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DDSTOP The Saga Continues

Herding Cats

There's been a rash of conjectures about all kinds of bad business, project, and software development (agile and traditional) management ideas of late. We were one of the first users of eXtreme Programming, long before Scrum was around and presented that early work in 2003, " Making Agile Development Work in a Government Contracting Environment, Measuring velocity with Earned Value." . And then some more resources for managing in the presence of complexity .

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Project Management, Performance Measures, and Statistical Decision Making

Herding Cats

I work in the Software Intensive System of Systems domains in Aerospace, Defense, Enterprise IT (both commercial and government) applying Agile, Earned Value Management, Productive Statistical Estimating (both parametric and Monte Carlo), Risk Management, and Root Cause Analysis with a variety of capabilities. What reducible uncertainties and the resulting risks were Not handled? USAF Cost Risk Uncertainty Handbook.

The Impact of Technology on Project Management: Pre-1950s to the Modern Age

Keyedin

Project management (PM) dates back as far as there has been a need to achieve things. The earliest known use of a project management system was the building of the pyramids in Ancient Egypt - although the manner in which this project was ran would be a little more than questionable in this decade. During and after the world wars, activities were beginning to be completed on a larger scale, meaning there was more need for budget, supply and labour management.

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The Impact of Technology on Project Management: Pre-1950s to the Modern Age

Keyedin

Project management (PM) dates back as far as there has been a need to achieve things. Project management as we know it today began to reveal itself during the industrial revolution, when businesses and industries began to expand rapidly and automation was introduced into sectors. During and after the world wars, activities were beginning to be completed on a larger scale, meaning there was more need for budget, supply and labour management.

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Get to Know Us Better: Frequently Asked Questions about Epicflow

Epicflow Blog

They provide a project manager with analytics based on the data retrieved from Jira or MS Project. Secondly, you can create a special Material Group which is aimed at controlling and managing activities associated with the production and consumption of materials.

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9 Inspirational Teamwork Examples

ProjectManager.com

This included teams of scientists, engineers and technicians, many who had not worked in aerospace before. There’s the logistics management of aligning so many troops and equipment, while keeping the whole operation a secret. That doesn’t mean it shouldn’t be read and appreciated on many levels, including what it can tell us, in the most dramatic ways, about teamwork and the importance of not acting selfishly and risking the loyalty of the team.

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Complete Collection of Project Management Statistics 2015

Wrike

Need up-to-date facts and figures for a project management report, article, or infographic? Browse this collection of project management statistics collected from studies and reports from the past five years. Benefits of Project Management. —1A. Project Management Methodologies. —1B. Project Management Best Practices. —1C. Agile Project Management. Project Management Salaries. Project Management Training & Certification. Aerospace/.

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Without a Root Cause Analysis, No Corrective or Preventive Action is Credible - Part 1

Herding Cats

A Taxonomy of an IT Project Failure: Root Causes,” Walid Al-Ahmad, Et Al, International Management Review, Vol. Adam Alami, Conference on ENTERprise Information Systems / International Conference on Project Management / Conference on Health and Social Care Information Systems and Technologies, CENTERIS / ProjMAN / HCist 2016, October 5–7, 2016. 02202, The Aerospace Corporation, 30 May 2014.

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Software Estimating Resources

Herding Cats

One of our clients, a retired USAF Col Program Manager at an NNSA Weapons Testing Site has a statement that is applicable here: If you lack academic basis and validated experience, your advice is simply unsubstantiated opinion without any basis in fact or principle. Flint, School of Management, Working Paper Series, September 2005.”. Bool, CrossLink: The Aerospace Corporation, Winter, 2000/2001, pp. Monte Carlo Schedule Risk Analysis,” Intaver Institute, Inc.

Estimating is a Learned Skill

Herding Cats

Estimating is a learned skill, used for any purpose from every-day life to management of projects. Efficient Indicators to Evaluate the Status of Software Development Effort Estimation inside the Organizations,” Elham Khatibi and Roliana Ibrahim, International Journal of Managing Information Technology (IJMIT) Vol. Using Performance Indices to Evaluate the Estimate at Completion ,” David Christensen, Journal of Cost Analysis and Management , Spring 17–24.