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

7 Tips for Better Time Management

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Track your work hours , how long your commute takes, how much time you spend on your computer, in your car, using public transportation, resting, socializing, working out etc.

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Logistics Management 101: A Beginner’s Guide

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.

Balance Your Work and Life Priorities | 4 Guiding Principles

International Institute for Learning

When there were significant events or meetings, I would alter my plans by getting a ride with a colleague or using public transportation. By Alan Zucker. Balancing our work and home lives is a challenge that nearly everyone faces.

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


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.

The Frog Project: Saving wildlife one bucket at a time

Rebel’s Guide to PM

This data is in turn shared with the European Network for the Protection of Amphibians and Reptiles from Transport Systems (ENPARTS) to inform ways of protecting wildlife across Europe. In 2012, Helen Mason stood outside her home and looked at the road.

2022 288

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.

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.

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Top 11 Cities for Project Management

Rebel’s Guide to PM

With more transport links moving underground, the plan is that in the next 10 years this old road becomes a planted walkway through the city. What are the top cities for project management in the world?

2020 358

Just-In-Time Manufacturing & Production (JIT): A Quick Guide

Transportation waste. A key goal in manufacturing is to get products to market faster while keeping costs down. That’s why many manufacturing companies embrace just-in-time manufacturing. Just-in-time manufacturing is popular for a reason.

The 5 Lean Principles: Definitions & How to Use Them

Transportation. Lean management originated in Japan, where it grew out of the Toyota Production System. This led to lean manufacturing, but today lean is used in more industries, such as project management, software development, construction and more.

2022 212

Construction Budget: A Quick Guide (with Examples)

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.

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.

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What Is Marketing Management? An Essential Introduction

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.

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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.

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What Is Lead Time? How to Calculate Lead Time in Different Industries

Transportation time is the time it takes to move the product from the warehouse or factory to the customer. Projects are all about delivering a product or service.

2022 195

Remote Project Management: A Quick Guide with Best Practices

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.

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5 key benefits of streamlining your project management processes


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.

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 83

The Manufacturing Process: Steps & Types

By that, we mean that the product started as an idea, was created using materials and labor and was transported to the retail location in which it can be purchased. When you buy something new, it’s already been around for a while.

Everything You Need to Know About Value Stream Mapping and Customer Journey Mapping


Once you’ve added all the data and mapped out the timelines involved in the process, it’s time to identify the “seven wastes” which can be the cause of profit loss: Transport: Transport can be a waste if moving resources and material frequently from one place to another.

2022 79

A Beginner’s Guide To Backup For Project Managers

Rebel’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 349

Why People Are the Most Important Resource in the Company


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 158

Planning Process In Event Management For Beginners


For example, Is there public transport available to reach there? Event management is one of the most common and effective ways of branding your product, sharing new information or inventions. However, it is a complex field and event management for beginners can be hard.

2022 85

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).

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.

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Project Management vs. Program Management


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.

Six Sigma: A Simple Guide for Project Managers

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.

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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

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.

7 Best JotForm Alternatives to Use in 2021


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

2021 148

PM, Strategy, and Key Resources – Business Model Canvas

The Strategic Project Manager

Key Resources encompass people as well as other important assets that are needed in order to execute a business model. As with managing projects, without Key Resources, nothing will happen!

2022 64

Making your Scrum Events Lean – Identifying the Wastes

Transport: Are updates transferred across different channels like email, boards, etc.? The new Scrum Guide 2020 mentions Scrum is founded on empiricism and lean thinking. Lean thinking reduces waste and focuses on the essentials.”.

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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

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


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.”

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

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 316

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


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

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.

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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.

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