5 Ways Project Management and Lean Manufacturing Speed Up Processes

LiquidPlanner

The challenge with lean is that, despite its attraction to many executives who want to cut costs and increase productivity , a lean process doesn’t happen overnight. Here are four examples of how lean manufacturing principles and project management approaches intersect, and make your process faster and better: 1. With Agile, you can incorporate continuous feedback into each chunk of work, or sprint, so that you continually improve the process as you go along.

Process Reduces Agility? Only on De Minimis Projects

Herding Cats

A popular toss off aphrase in some agile circles is process reduces agility. In this domain today, Agile processes are the basis of engineering those systems. IMPLEMENTATION OF NEW ACQUISITION PROCESS FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SYSTEMS.

Quality Assurance and Testing: A Quick Guide

ProjectManager.com

Quality control is more concerned with quality earlier in the project process. This provides a systematic measurement and comparison with a standard, along with a monitory of processes and a feedback loop to make sure no errors pass through production. The Aerospace Industry.

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[Customer Spotlight] – Triumph Group Leverage BrightWork for Project Maturity

Brightwork

Company Overview Founded in 1993, Triumph Group is a global leader in aerospace manufacturing and overhauling aerospace structures, systems, and components. Triumph participates at all levels of the aerospace supply chain – from single components to complex systems, aerospace structures to maintenance, overhaul and repair services.

[Customer Spotlight] – Triumph Group Leverage BrightWork for Project Maturity

Brightwork

Company Overview Founded in 1993, Triumph Group is a global leader in aerospace manufacturing and overhauling aerospace structures, systems, and components. Triumph participates at all levels of the aerospace supply chain – from single components to complex systems, aerospace structures to maintenance, overhaul and repair services.

9 Inspirational Teamwork Examples

ProjectManager.com

This included teams of scientists, engineers and technicians, many who had not worked in aerospace before. It seems that people have been spelling team with an “i” for a long time. We live in a culture that promotes the roughed individual, the self-made person, the entrepreneur.

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Six ways to achieve growth through Professional Service Automation

Keyedin

Our customer is a leading consultancy supporting premier firms in aerospace, defence, space, intelligence and government services but fortunately we didn’t have to sign any official secrets papers after our discussion.

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Project Management Lessons from Mavenlink CEO Ray Grainger

MavenLink

In my case, it was in the aerospace and defense industry. This technology supported a broad range of planning and execution in manufacturing in the aerospace and defense industries. Harpham: Was that your first exposure to the aerospace industry?

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Six ways to achieve growth through Professional Service Automation

Keyedin

Our customer is a leading consultancy supporting premier firms in aerospace, defence, space, intelligence and government services but fortunately we didn’t have to sign any official secrets papers after our discussion.

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A History of PMI & Its Role in Project Management

ProjectManager.com

It goes back to the 1960s, when project management became a discipline in aerospace, construction and defense industries. The organization also offers an ethics complaint and review process as a resource to project managers.

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Summary of Capabilities Based Planning

Herding Cats

There have been some recent posts about managing scope, defining needed Features, determining how to release software to stakeholders - in both traditional and agile processes. The primary document produced from the Capabilities Based Planning process is the Concept of Operations.

How to Handle Digital Transformation Pain Points

Epicflow Blog

In the defence and aerospace sector, companies digitize to challenge the reach of conventional manufacturing and create new engine designs and types of aircraft. What’s more, the central interface panel can be used to control all tasks and diagnostic processes.

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The Calm Before the Project Management Storm

Arras People

It sure as hell is not more process. About Steve: Steve Wake has worked in the print, automotive, aerospace, defence, insurance and IT industries as a project manager and consultant.

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

Keyedin

Although the process of completing a task hasn’t always been referred to as PM, and for the most part was merely regarded as a group of activities that needed to be completed, the foundations were still the same; work that was constrained by time, resources and finances.

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How Project Management Tackles Supply Chain Complexity

LiquidPlanner

Connection points are those points that link two or more unique people, processes, systems, functions or supply chain partners. These points are typically more complex to manage, and create a higher degree of delays and issues than other points in the new product development process.

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6 Top Project Management Books for Engineers and Manufacturers

LiquidPlanner

The book covers a wide array of industries, including medical and pharmaceutical, aerospace, manufacturing, and more. While other books dive right into the construction phase, Oberlender offers a solid argument for applying PM principles earlier in the process.

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

Herding Cats

Root Cause is the fundamental initiating cause on a causal chain leading to a failure of a process which results in a recurrence of the problem. Root Cause Analysis is a systematic documented approach to arrive at the true Root Cause of the process problem.

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

Keyedin

Although the process of completing a task hasn’t always been referred to as PM, and for the most part was merely regarded as a group of activities that needed to be completed, the foundations were still the same; work that was constrained by time, resources and finances.

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Can Resource Planning Software be Both - Easy to Use and Flexible?

Ganttic

He moved resources away from the unproductive defense industry and other areas such as aerospace and nuclear energy and applied newly mined resources to commercial applications. They have the same approach to the resource planning process only on rare occasions.

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Project Management, Performance Measures, and Statistical Decision Making

Herding Cats

In this domain, we are guided by credible results using principles, processes, and procedures to increase the probability of program success. What processes are in place to execute according to plan? Herding Cats: Probabilistic Cost and Schedule Processes.

Increasing the Probability of Program Success

Herding Cats

The origins of this paper came about at a recent JSCC meeting here in Boulder, with local Aerospace contractors, the DCMA (Defense Contract Management Agency) and several government agencies (NRO and NASA). Processes to Prevent Unfavorable Impacts. System Engineering Processes.

Resources for Good Project Management

Herding Cats

Here are some resources for actual corrective, preventive, and simply good project management principles, processes, and practices. A Rich, Systems Engineering Subdivision, The Aerospace Corporation. This is an example of that process.

A New Way to Recognize the Achievements of Project Managers

The IIL Blog

Years ago, many aerospace and defense industry projects were managed using war rooms. Weapons of war are more than words; they include schedules, budgets, specifications, requirements and other competing constraints as well as the organizational process assets. By Harold Kerzner, Ph.D.

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Modeling the Future is the Basis of Project Success

Herding Cats

PP&C lives in the domain of Project Management and Controls, which is a Technical Management Processes of ISO 15288. In ISO 15288 this is the role of the Risk Management Processes. The life-cycle processes of a project can be defined by ISO15288 as.

Best project management software

Binfire

In this article I lay down the processes that you need to follow for selecting the right project management software for your business. Projects in aerospace. What is the best project management software for your team and your project?

5 Steps to Create Technical Documentation That’s (Actually) Helpful

Planio

Technical documentation helps an intended audience use your product, understand your processes, and get unstuck. For as long as we’ve had tools we need help using (and language to talk to each other), we’ve had technical documentation. Don’t believe me?

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The Problems with Schedules

Herding Cats

Don't ever make suggestions to make changes to the processes without first finding the root cause of why the actual performance has a variance with the planned performance. NRO Cost Group Risk Process, Aerospace Corporation, 2003.

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Complete Collection of Project Management Statistics 2015

Wrike

Having a knowledge transfer process in place boosts the chance of project success by over 20%. [6]. Most Popular Agile Tools and Processes: Scrum – 43%. Aerospace/. Poor purchasing processes: 23%. 18% use word processing documents.

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Software Estimating Resources

Herding Cats

Bool, CrossLink: The Aerospace Corporation, Winter, 2000/2001, pp. Alexander, “Estimation of the New Agile XP Process Model for Medium-Scale Projects Using Industrial Case Studies,” M. Project Decision Analysis Process,” Lev Virine, Intaver Institute, January 2014.

22 Manufacturing Conferences to Attend in 2018

Appfluence

The ManuChem Strategies conference brings together over 150 production, SCM, & engineering leaders who are responsible for process optimization, lean manufacturing, and business strategy in their companies. Last year, the event included amazing speakers such as Bert De Wilde, the EMEA Process Control Discipline Technology Lead at Exxon Mobile, Dr. Andreas Hampe, the Technical Plant Manager of Bosch, and Jani Saarinen, the Head of Process & External Relations for Kemira. .

Monte Carlo Simulation

Herding Cats

These uncertainties are also created by the naturally occurring variances in the underlying processes of the situation. . Aleatory Pertaining to stochastic (non-deterministic) events, the outcome of which is described using statistical processes. For example in a game of chance stochastic variability are the natural randomness of the process and are characterized by a probability density function (PDF) for their range and frequency. There was a tweet yesterday.

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Managing in Presence of Uncertainty

Herding Cats

The uncertainty is always there, it doesn't go away with specific actions in specific domains, or with the use of any tools, processes, or practices. We need a formal risk management process. Let's say you're the project or program manager of a large complex system.

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DDSTOP The Saga Continues

Herding Cats

The result was a safety stand down for everyone on the site (5,000 Steel Works), including all us office workers, to get the message about health, safety, and safeguards of the materials and processes on site. . link] Capers Jones Cost Estimating tools and processes.

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Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

Project Risk Management: A Combined Analytic Hierarchy Process and Decision Tree Approach,” Prasanta Kumar Dey, Cost Engineering , Vol. Norton, The Systems Engineering Process Office, MITRE Corporation, 6 June 1999. An Integrated Risk Management Process, J.

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DDSTOP The Saga Continues

Herding Cats

The result was a safety stand down for everyone on the site (5,000 Steel Works), including all us office workers, to get the message about health, safety, and safeguards of the materials and processes on site. . Analytical Hierarchical Process . Conduct in-process reviews of projects.

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A Compendium of Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

Project Risk Management: A Combined Analytic Hierarchy Process and Decision Tree Approach,” Prasanta Kumar Dey, Cost Engineering , Vol. Norton, The Systems Engineering Process Office, MITRE Corporation, 6 June 1999. An Integrated Risk Management Process, J.

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Estimating is a Learned Skill

Herding Cats

The same process for estimating is applied to multi-billion dollar projects we work. And the same process is applied to the Scrum development processes on those projects. . Here's some materials that provide the tools and processes needed to learn how to estimate. Group Processes in Software Effort Estimation,” Kjetil Moløkken-østvold and Magne Jørgensen, Empirical Software Engineering, 9, 315–334, 2004.