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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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 245

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.

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

Top 11 Cities for Project Management

Girl'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 355

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

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

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.”

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.

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 60

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 133

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 332

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

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.

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 280

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).

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

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

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

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

Get Started with Gantt Charts with These Useful Examples

nTask

Transport to venue arrives. When you consider a successful project, not only do you look at the product that was delivered but you also want to consider the budget as well as ensuring that your project is completed within schedule.

2021 78

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 228

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 315

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 112

2020 Trends and Challenges in Manufacturing

Epicflow Blog

Advanced Transportation. Since manufacturing industry functioning is impossible without goods transportation, proper and smart logistics is a good weapon in the fight against environmental pollution.

2020 77

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

Challenges of Gender in Project Management

Arras People

Their first careers stemmed from the more traditional and male dominated sectors such as engineering, construction, manufacturing and transportation. Gender equality in the work place is a massive topic in today’s world. The movement for gender equality is bigger than ever and this has been emphasised recently in Hollywood ( even the Queen got paid less than Prince Philip! with reports and stories of the gender pay gap in that sector being bigger than anyone could’ve imagined.

2018 204

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).

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.

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.

Navigating Complexity: Zoom Towns and the 'K' Shaped Recovery

Leading Answers

Transportation and food service jobs are also depressed. A theme for the 2019 World Economic Forum’s (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland was the “Fourth Industrial Revolution.” It was concerned with how a combination of technologies are changing the way we live, work and interact.

2020 78

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

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.

The Perfect Storm for The Project Economy

Leading Answers

The housing may happen organically, but the infrastructure for transportation, power, water and hospitals all need projects to make them happen. The winds of change were strong before the COVID-19 pandemic.

2020 78

5 Things Marketers Should Do Before the 2020 Holiday Season

Workamajig

Essentially, your goal should be to transport shoppers to your “physical” store, but online. With the holiday season just around the corner, we take a closer look at how to prepare for these crucial months in our latest article.

2020 94

Business Process Improvement: What it is and How to Implement it

nTask

Better transport inefficiencies. According to surveys conducted, as of 2016, 66% of enterprises run a business process improvement program occasionally or never. Of the 20% that undertake process improvements , 5% record little to no success, 28% experience success limited to individual departments but do not record enterprise-level success, and 19% experience success after significant difficulties.

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 72

How to Make Your Office Eco-Friendly

ProjectManager.com

Fortunately, there are a lot of transportation options if you are willing to get them a try. An easy switch is to take public transportation. Organize carpooling groups, give preferred parking to electric cars, install charging stations, provide stipends for public transportation, and reward those who come on bike or foot.

2019 153