The 5 steps to assessing project risk & complexity

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Project complexity is increasing, particularly in manufacturing, and using project cost as the only indicator of risk is getting less helpful. How then do we take a broader supply chain view when assessing project risk? The definition of risk is different from one business to the next. Also an aggressively competitive business context can make … Read more

The 3 big trends that will change project management forever

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There are 3 mega-trends steering the future of project management. At their core is the ongoing shift towards distributed project management. Projects of the future will be delivered by a group of geographically dispersed indivdual contractors and consultants, specialising in a particular discipline. This more distributed approach will be possible because of the very recent … Read more

6 signs that a project is about to implode!

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Driven by a need to arrest the decline in Return On Assets (ROI), businesses must now attempt more brownfield installations where previously they would have supported greenfield projects. Businesses must also consider the use of low cost materials where previously they would not have accepted the potential risks to their operating platform. Projects with these … Read more

What’s the difference between normal maintenance and reliability-centred maintenance?

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Maintenance management can be something of a thankless job, not helped by the differences in how people define maintenance and reliability. In most cases the reliability of a factory is delegated to the maintenance manager however few can articulate the difference between reliability and maintenance. Even fewer can define the difference between normal maintenance and … Read more