Transport for London’s Signal Failure – £886m more than planned*

Ron Rosenhead

Horrible headlines and a horrible situation. The above costs come from a report published by Budget and Performance Committee of the London Assembly. Some of the statistics and comments in the report are astounding and some are below: · ….TfL

Logistics Management 101: A Beginner’s Guide

ProjectManager.com

In doing so, logistics management deals with integrating the flow of information and its management tools , materials handling, production packaging, inventory, transportation, warehousing and sometimes security. Logisticians focus on inventory management, purchasing, transportation, warehousing, consultation and the organization and mapping of these processes. This includes transportation of the materials as well as a place to store them. Transport to deliver product.

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20 Years & 20 Success Stories: InLoox Anniversary E-Book

Inloox

Transport and logistics. The hands-on success stories describe the challenges companies from various industries faced, how they structured their project management and which advantages they achieved by using InLoox.

Go slow (to go fast later)

Kiron Bondale

The January 2020 issue of PM Network provide a case study for one of the 2019 PMI Project of the Year finalists, the Société de transport de Montréal’s (STM) eight-year project to modernize the underground Montréal rail system.

2020 249

5 key benefits of streamlining your project management processes

Keyedin

At our recent annual user conference in London, we had the pleasure of going for dinner with one of our customers from the transportation industry. To find out more about how we work with this transportation giant, download the free Case Study here

Chess and Business Strategy

International Institute for Learning

Entry into the market for large transport aircraft. Industrial policy in the transport aircraft industry. By Luigi Morsa, Ph.D. Undoubtedly the chess game is fascinating because it implies deep thinking, strategy, and prediction ability.

Construction Budget: A Quick Guide (with Examples)

ProjectManager.com

Transportation can be another cost. Construction projects will never get off the ground without financing. Money sets the gears of construction management in motion. Creating a construction budget, therefore, is one of the most important pieces when developing a construction plan.

What Is Marketing Management? An Essential Introduction

ProjectManager.com

That means coordinating the marketing program elements such as marketing research, sales forecasting with product planning and development, including logistics such as transportation and storage. Marketing can feel more like an art than a science.

2021 343

Remote Project Management: A Quick Guide with Best Practices

ProjectManager.com

No longer do they have to spend money on commuting, whether that’s public transportation or gas and the normal wear-and-tear on their cars. At the beginning of project management, everyone was physically working together. But work management is no longer under one roof.

2021 313

See you at the Digital PM Summit

The Digital Project Manager

Now just over a month away, if I was going to cycle (my preferred method of transport) to San Antonio from Vancouver, I should probably start riding tomorrow. Posted in General. 3,828.7 km, that’s all that separates me from this year’s Digital PM summit. That said, I think I’ll settle for flying – after all, I want to be in tip-top learning shape and when I get there, not just a sweaty mess. I’m off to the Digital PM Summit.

2016 207

If Risk Is Your Business, Do It Better Than Captain Kirk

LiquidPlanner

In return, he offers humanity access to knowledge centuries more advanced than warp drives and transporters. He orders Dr. Mulhall to the transporter room and prevents the security detail from beaming down. As a great philosopher and chewer of scenery, Star Trek ’s James T. Kirk once said, “ Risk is our business ”—nothing great can be accomplished if you’re not willing to take some risks. I like to say, “If failure isn’t an option, then innovation isn’t an opportunity.”

Project Managers Change the World

Project Bliss

There have been amazing projects carried out in technology, healthcare, architecture, transportation, business, and many other industries. It’s not only visionaries and dreamers who change the world. It takes more than just an idea to make a change. The idea must be put into motion – it must be executed. And that’s what Project Managers do. Ideas Without Action Have No Impact. People come up with ideas every day. Most people don’t act on them.

2017 176

European Defense Industry 2021: Challenges and Trends

Epicflow Blog

The industry was actively engaged in supporting citizens in terms of redefection (returning foreigners home during the pandemic), logistics, transportation of medical equipment, and disinfecting. There’s probably no industry in the world that hasn’t been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

2021 80

5 key benefits of streamlining your project management processes

Keyedin

At our recent annual user conference in London, we had the pleasure of going for dinner with one of our customers from the transportation industry. Usually, a wait of almost an hour for main courses would be highly frustrating; especially on an empty stomach, but on this occasion it gave us a great opportunity to understand how cloud-based project management software had helped their business.

A Beginner’s Guide To Backup For Project Managers

Girl's Guide to PM

While DVDs are easily transported around, tape drives can store very large volumes of data. This is a guest article by Mauricio Prinzlau. Are you backing up your project and personal files effectively? Today’s practical option is a cloud storage solution.

2020 362

Why People Are the Most Important Resource in the Company

Inloox

As an example, they include an adequate workplace, easy access to public transport or a reliable internet connection. What do you think of when you hear the word resource? Perhaps natural resources in the form of oil or gold, hidden in the earth beneath our feet. Or do you have a project budget in mind that is running low?

2021 159

What Everybody Should Know About Controlling Risks

Project Risk Coach

Old Blue was not the Starship Enterprise, but it was a reliable source of transportation. Many project managers do a great job of identifying risks. Some even evaluate risks and develop response plans. However, project managers get busy as their projects progress and fail to control risks, resulting abandoned or wrecked projects. So, what does it mean to control risks? Photo courtesy of Adobe Stock (edited in Canva).

Project Management vs. Program Management

Clarizen

If a project is an airplane, then a program is a transportation hub. If you are frustrated with trying to clearly understand the differences between project management vs. program management, then be assured you are not alone. There are a couple of reasons for this ongoing confusion.

What is Lean Six Sigma?

Project Health Check

Lean Six Sigma, a management buzzword that seems to persist and many don't understand. But what is it and how is it related to Project Management? Lean Six Sigma is an approach for Process Improvement Projects, combining many different conceptual tools depending on the situation. Essentially Lean Six Sigma is a fusion of two ideas: "Lean" and "Six Sigma": Lean Lean is a approach that seeks to eliminate Waste during a production process; it originated in Japan on the production lines of Toyota.

Lean 139

Six Sigma: A Simple Guide for Project Managers

ProjectManager.com

Lean focuses on eliminating eight areas of waste: defects, overproduction, waiting, non-utilized talent, transportation, inventory, motion and extra-processing. It’s been around for three decades, but Six Sigma can still be somewhat of an enigma. It can mean different things within various organizations or circumstances, but there is a way to broadly outline this business process improvement methodology and define its beginnings, its, rise, its use and its implementation.

2018 328

7 Best JotForm Alternatives to Use in 2021

nTask

Some of the businesses that use the application are government offices, insurance agencies, healthcare, transportation agencies, manufacturing companies, and much more.

2021 148

3 Ways to Manage Work to Stay Productive

Project Bliss

Department of Transportation Federal Aviation Administration created guidelines for Fatigue Risk Management Systems for aviation safety as a “fatigue mitigation tool that minimizes the acute and chronic sources of fatigue and manages the potential risks associated with fatigue.” This week I’m on vacation with my family and featuring a post by Ari Farrow of Cerri. .

2018 131

How To Ask To Work Remotely

Girl's Guide to PM

I worked from home more often when I was pregnant, especially towards the end when travelling on public transport was an effort. During 2020, many of us didn’t have to ask to work remotely. It just happened.

2020 303

Construction Sites Still Open! For Now

Arras People

Site workers will be encouraged to follow particular procedures like: Get to site on your own (not on public transport preferably). Get to site on your own (not on public transport preferably), stay two metres away from everyone, take your own lunch, and sing Happy Birthday lots and lots with soap and water.

2022 Aerospace and Defense Industry Trends

Epicflow Blog

Advanced Air Mobility: New Era in Transportation Service. 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.

2022 52

For Commercial Projects and More: Define Economies of Scope

The Strategic Project Manager

For example, shipping to retailers of a broader product line can make transportation more efficient. Economies of scope broaden rather than narrow the focus of an organization. It’s like choosing to be a generalist rather than a specialist.

Free Professional Development in London in October

Arras People

John will illustrate his talk with examples and case studies drawing on international applications of these ideas in transport, water, utilities, social care, paper manufacturing, pharmaceutical research and professional services. It’s back in London next month – Project Challenge – the seminar and exhibition show at London’s Olympia.

2016 216

7 Logical Fallacies That Can Harm Your Decision Making (With Examples)

ProjectManager.com

To distract you from this fact, they move the conversation to the vacancy rate in the area, great shopping nearby and how it’s a transportation hub sure to attract all those commuters looking for a place to live. Logic appears to have been thrown out the window nowadays. People act on their feelings, and feelings are fleeting, which means that we’re constantly shifting positions and getting nowhere in the process.

2018 307

What are Project Constraints and How to Manage Them

ProProfs Project Management

For instance, those in charge of transport to a particular location might stumble upon issues last minute, so a backup solution should always be available if you need to meet the desired deadline. .

Get to Know InLoox: Linh – Marketing & PR Manager at InLoox Headquarters in Munich

Inloox

Definitely all projects that the MVV/MVG (Munich public transportation) is currently implementing. Linh has been with InLoox since 2015 and previously studied English and Communication Sciences at the LMU Munich. She is part of the Marketing team and responsible for search engine and display marketing. She also organizes and holds webinars on the topics InLoox, Outlook and project management.

2019 100

2021 Challenges and Trends in Pharmaceutical Industry

Epicflow Blog

Some companies use hydrofluorocarbons (HFC) gases to freeze vaccines to minus 70 degrees Celsius for storage and transportation over long distances. Additional CO2 emissions come from airplanes and trucks that transport the vaccine from the factories to people around the world.

2021 52

The Osborn Parnes Creative Problem-Solving Process

Project Bliss

But it’s turned out in many cities to be a great mode of short-distance transportation. The Osborn Parnes creative problem-solving process is a structured way to generate creative and innovative ways to address problems. If you want to grow in your career, you need to show you can provide value. This is true no matter where you sit in an organization. You likely do this in your day-to-day activities.

How good are you at starting off your project?

Ron Rosenhead

Related Posts: Transport for London’s Signal Failure – £886m more… What a great report – every company should read it Optimistic planning bias strikes again? I came across an interesting report published by the National Audit Office (NAO) – which exists to provide independent opinion and evidence to assist Parliament and hold government to account. I was surprised as I had not seen this report before.

2015 159

The “Big Tech” Threat to Automotive OEMs and Their Suppliers

Leading Agile

Innovators have already changed how we all view transportation in the past decade, including the shift from gasoline to battery-electric and from car ownership to transportation-as-a-service. Series: How to Beat the Silicon Valley Giants at Their Own Game.

2021 99

Event Project Management – Your Ultimate Guide to Organizing Successful Events In 2021

nTask

Handling transportation. Event planning is an exhausting process, you have to pay attention to the tiniest details to make sure everything goes according to the plan on the D-day.

2021 78

The Project Management Consultant

Arras People

Change and Transformation across the Transport sector in particular. I’m intrigued. What is a project management consultant? Late last year I did a session for the PMI Virtual Talent Management Conference (it’s still available on demand until March 2016).

Where Did All the Project Managers Go?

Leading Answers

Not just technology companies (like Google, Apple) but every sector is being disrupted by software including retail (Amazon), banking (PayPal, cryptocurrencies), transportation (Tesla, Uber), and travel (Airbnb). “ Software is eating the world ” claimed venture capitalist, Marc Andreessen in his 2011, New York Times article. Seven years on, the trend continues, and project managers are also on the menu.

2018 103

How Feasible Are Hybrid Teams In Reality?

Proofhub

Image Source: Pixabay Managing a hybrid team might seem much simpler than managing an all in-person team. Your employees will only be in-office part-time, and will otherwise work from home. You’re saving on business costs because of it.

2021 85

EV charging stations: why we need more and how to deploy them

Sitetracker

We are seeing a major overhaul in the transportation sector. The US is the world’s second-largest producer of greenhouse gases with transportation creating the largest share of emissions. You probably have noticed more EV charging stations in parking lots and on the side of the road. Some states, like California, are leading the electrification charge to combat our emission output.

From Order Taker to Opportunity Maker…IT’s Digital Transition for Driving the Business

Leading Agile

Professions such as Medicine, Law, Beauty, Teaching, Transportation, Security, Accounting, Engineering, and Project Management all have one thing in common; certifications and internal governance.