Introduction Key benefits of Integrated Agile Project delivery from a 1.6 billion Oil and Gas project; Project completion ahead of 36 months schedule 90% on time delivery of deliverables 80% deliverables completed within budget 100% quality assurance across all team’s output 80% reduction in errors and rework Key enablers Integrated planning Multiple levels of planning … Continue reading Key benefits of Integrated Agile Project delivery from a 1.6 billion Oil and Gas project
This is an ever growing list. The sole objective of this list is to challenge the agile champions to create some new mistakes, instead of the known ones in the list, and to help me to add them to this list by sharing them with me Absence of well articulated business case for agile transition … Continue reading The Fragile Agile List
Owners I do not have visibility into the project. It takes almost 3-5 days time to get the progress updates. By the time I receive it, it is too late to take any effective corrective / preventive action. Information overload. Very often we are bombarded with information and it takes lot of effort and time … Continue reading Top challenges of EPC Project Owners, Project Managers & Engineering teams
Can we use agile principles outside I.T?. This is one question I had to answer many times during my project management workshops, and consistently my answer was/ is ‘Yes’. I have mentored a team of lawyers who analyse outsourced cases and submit case analysis reports back, to follow ‘scrum’, one of the agile methods. Another … Continue reading Agile in EPC projects – Why I am super delighted?
Everybody wants true peace (nirvana) and very few achieves it. In I.T, majority wants to go for agile, and they take a plunge, but very few reaps the real benefits of agile. They are quite satisfied with the benefits the ceremonies like daily stand ups, planning meeting etc, without really dwelling into the benefits of … Continue reading Agile nirvana – An iterative and incremental list
Here is a multi dimensional risk analysis for the PMP credential from the industry, trainer, PMP aspirant perspectives with an intent to communicate an independent and unbiased view. Industry related risks The risk – There is a wide spread rumor about PMP credential as a product, which has reached the end-of-life stage in the product … Continue reading Multi dimensional risk analysis for PMP
Identify the project’s stakeholders Classify them into groups of; High power – high interest High power – low interest Low power – low interest Low power – high interest Collect the detailed requirements from the relevant stakeholders through; Interviews Questionnaires Brainstorming Requirements development workshops Benchmark with similar projects / products Analyze the requirements Define requirements … Continue reading 7 steps to define good project requirements?