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From Agile to Lean: Is it worth the journey?

16 August 2017 IN Best Practices Featured Know how News BY

Recently there has been a greater push towards the use of Agile methodologies and principles for project management on a wider scale, beyond its current known practical use. The idea is that agile project management is not just applicable to software projects but its principles can be used, albeit with some alterations, for engineering, construction

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The Lean Project Manager, or how to improve productivity

26 June 2017 IN Best Practices Featured Know how News Opinions BY

The concept of “Lean Management” was originally developed in the Automotive Industry, reducing waste in manufacturing processes. However, in recent years it became also popular in areas of non-repetitive processes, such as product development or administration. Laurent Kummer proposes in his new book “The Lean Project Manager” a complete guide to transform project managers through

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Lean Project Management – old wine in new bottles or a real gain?

13 June 2016 IN Best Practices Featured Opinions BY

Like all other management disciplines, project management is subject to new concepts and developments – and not free of fashionable words. “Lean” project management is such a concept that is marketed as new concept for project managers and organisations as a “must have” for success. Lean should not be mixed with “meager” or “slim”, it

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