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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

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.

Boosting PMO's with Lean Thinking

LeadingAnswers

  Lean thinking has its roots in lean manufacturing and so several of the common forms of waste have titles that are associated with physical production, such as Over Production, Inventory and Transportation.

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Can Project Management Transform Our World?

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As an individual I can contribute to the SDG by choosing public transport over my own private car. In September 2015, countries adopted a set of goals to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all as part of a new sustainable development agenda.

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Megaprojects in Latvia

IPMA

Some interesting megaprojects in Latvia are: Rail Baltica (4 billion EURO), Riga Northern Transport Coridor (1,5 billion EURO), e-Health implementation , Kurzemes loks (200 million EURO). Riga Northern Transport Coridor (around 1,5 billions EUR budget).

One Hundred Year Study on Artificial Intelligence – impacts on PM!?

IPMA

The study focuses on eight domains: transportation; service robots; healthcare; education; low-resource communities; public safety and security; employment and workplace; and entertainment. I thought it might be interesting to draw your attention to a study launched in 2014.

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Agile Benefits Management

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We can have projects to build transport infrastructure, create attractions and hire employees, but the benefits of opening a theme park only come about when all are accomplished at the appropriate times. Benefits are why we undertake projects.

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Against all odds – learning from great projectors: Ferdinand Zeppelin

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Up until 1914 nearly 40,000 people on more than 1,500 flights were transported without any incident. Zeppelin shaped the age of air transportation. The Zeppelin was used as a means of transport on a global scale.

Projects and project management in Indonesia

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food, transport equipment, textiles, chemicals), construction, trade and transport, telecommunication and financial services. The Republic of Indonesia is a country in South-East Asia, situated between the Indian and Pacific Ocean.

Projects and project management in Thailand

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billion US$ for 2017, including 36 infrastructure projects, covering rail, roads, air transport and ports throughout Thailand. The Kingdom of Thailand, formerly also known as Siam, is with nearly 70 million inhabitants one of the most populous countries in South-East Asia.

Projects and project management in Sri Lanka

IPMA

Other projects are related with energy, transportation, tourism, Tsunami-affected Area Recovery and roads. The name of “Ceylon” may still be more familiar for the island south east of India nowadays being the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka.

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An Introduction to Operations Management

Wrike

Plus, all kinds of industries need talented operations managers, which means you can have a varied career working in retail, transportation, technology, healthcare… whatever field strikes your fancy. .

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?

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Agile For Oil and Gas - mixing lifecycle models

LeadingAnswers

Facilities – creating the infrastructure for oil or gas extraction, initial processing and transportation to market. Introduction. This post is about Implementing agile at the organizational level across multiple technical domains.

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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.

A Seriously Challenged Project

The Tao of Project Management

Another one from the Why Do Projects Fail website: Edinburgh City Council: Tram Network (Sep 2003 to May 2014) When originally conceived the project was intended to reduce traffic congestion, reduce carbon emissions and help the city cope with the increased demand for public transport in the next decade.

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Turbo charge your Personal Kanban with GTD

Digite

The two most elementary buckets are: “Work” and “Home” Of course, if you have a long commute and don’t usually transport yourself, you might also consider “Commute” as a third bucket.

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.

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.

What Puts Manufacturing Teams Ahead: Lean Six Sigma

LiquidPlanner

The Lean community looks for waste in Transportation, Inventory, Motion, Waiting, Over-processing, Overproduction, and Defects (abbreviated as TIMWOOD). In any given year, I attend a lot of project management conferences.

Projects and project management in Japan

IPMA

Like the many high risers in town, the price index is sky rocketing and the public transport is one of the most crowed in the world (it´s really interesting to experience the Shinjuku Station in the morning of a business day).

Can You Contribute to the UN’s Social Development Goals with Project Management?

IPMA

As an individual I can contribute to the SDG by choosing public transport over my own private car. In September 2015, countries adopted a set of goals to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all as part of a new sustainable development agenda.

Tunisia 2020: An opportunity for Project Management

IPMA

The conference organised under the patronage of the Tunisian President is addressing the future of Tunisian strategic economic sectors: among them transport, IT, renewable energies, heath and services. Tunisia is starting the road to inclusive and sustainable development.

Kanban vs Task Lists: How to Determine What’s Best for Your Team

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— Jessica Barrett Halcom is a writer for TechnologyAdvice.com , with specializations in human resources, healthcare, and transportation. Your team’s communication and productivity depend largely on setting clear expectations about goals and keeping individual team members accountable.

Agile Benefits Management

LeadingAnswers

We can have projects to build transport infrastructure, create attractions and hire employees, but the benefits of opening a theme park only come about when all are accomplished at the appropriate times. Benefits are why we undertake projects.

If you want to know what are the Breakthrough Competences to Manage Change in energy sector in coming years or geopolitical and economic change connected with the implementation of New Silk Road project – come to the 30th IPMA World Congress in Astana, 5th -7th September 2017!

IPMA

New Silk Road” or “New Silk Road Economic Belt” means the creation of a set of international hubs in key transport corridors of Kazakhstan for trade and logistics, finance and business, innovation and technology, and tourism as well.

Advocating the benefit of project management: the example of Morocco

IPMA

With this mind set Morocco can meet the ambitious development goals it has set in strategic sectors such as education, utilities, transport, energy, construction and telecommunication.