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Successful Project Management Leadership Skills

Posted in Project Services on Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020. No comments yet
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The best laid plans do not always guarantee a successful project. But strong project management leadership can help identify the issues and help the project team address these issues earlier before they might lead to delays and additional costs. In a ProjectManagement.com article, Vision, Vigilance, and Intuitive Judgment in Project Management Processes, Emerson’s Sal Zafar […]

Agile Project Methodology for the Right Types of Projects

Posted in Project Services on Tuesday, November 12th, 2019. No comments yet
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The concept of Agile for managing software projects began in the 1990 in software development under early forerunners such as “…Scrum, DSDM, Application Development and Extreme Programming“. The waterfall project management method was causing growing lead times and lack of flexibility to make changes later in the project as more was learned along the way. […]

Project Management KPIs-the Three Musketeers

Posted in Project Services on Thursday, October 10th, 2013. 2 comments so far
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A blog post by Emerson’s Anand Iyer. The last couple of decades have seen integrated engineering across the globe. Some of this actually started with the Y2K and internet and cloud have been largely responsible for this mode of operation. A philosophical argument could be that we as humans have been collaborating over millenniums…Anyway, today […]

Meeting a Fast Track Project Schedule with Containerized DCS and OTS for an Rumaila Iraq Project

Posted in Emerson Exchange, Project Services on Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013. No comments yet
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Emerson’s Madhav Kasture shared a case study on how the project team managed and executed a fast track automation project. His abstract: Fast track project schedule for BP Rumaila Iraq was PO to delivery in 16 weeks for 2 DCS systems and blast proof HVAC containers with UPS. Solution included modular design of pre-fabricated buildings […]

No more rolling the dice when accessing project cost and risk. Why not try a crystal ball?

Posted in Modernization, Project Services on Tuesday, October 1st, 2013. No comments yet
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Emerson’s Gordon Lawther shared ideas in project cost estimation and risk assessment. His abstract: Every company has a method to estimate cost and access risk when compiling a business case. In many instances the data resides in a spreadsheet containing line item values of cost estimates, assumptions, risk factors and contingencies. Invariably the data entries […]