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5S (or 6S) Lean Management technique: Possible uses in project management

29 January 2018 IN Best Practices Featured Know how News BY

The quality of project management processes has a significant bearing on the output(s) and deliverables of any project. Despite the availability of a large variety of quality management tools and techniques in general, the number of such tools / techniques used for project management work remains somewhat limited. Building inventories of quality management tools and

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One-Point Lessons: A knowledge transfer driven Lean project management technique

6 November 2017 IN Best Practices Featured Know how Opinions BY

Projects are knowledge-intensive entities and the knowledge bandwidth of teams affects their ability to solve problems and deal with emerging challenges during project delivery. Such dynamics require ongoing learning and augmentation of knowledge bandwidth. However, time-bound project environments are not ideally suited to introducing and managing long term learning and training programs to improve that

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3MUs (Muda, Mura, Muri): A lean Management tool with potentially ‘Big benefits’ for Project Management

31 July 2017 IN Best Practices Featured Know how News BY

Projects are often challenged by constraints of all sorts, predominantly time and costs. The novelties in transition from one project to the next due to newness of: governance structures, client requirements, expected outcomes, eco-systems; and plethora of other factors could turn a project from a dream to a disaster. The people element and soft science

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