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Lean Project Blog 50 Posts and Growing

by Hal on April 25, 2009

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The Lean Project Coaches hit the 50 posts mark on Friday. Quite a milestone for just 6 weeks blogging at Coaches Corner. They are writing on all aspects of lean projects. Tap into that for your projects.

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1 Glen B. Alleman April 27, 2009 at 10:57 am

Lean Project blog is a great find. Although we’re not in the construction business, many of the “make ready” processes are identical to the Plan of the Week for A&D projects. As well the PPC is mandated by DoD guidelines.
If these two concepts alone were incorporated into IT projects I’d conjecture the failure rate would drop dramatically. I say this from personal experience of being on both sides (commerical IT and A&D software intensive).
The critical success factor for A&D is the Integated Master Schedule (IMS) derived from the Integrated Master Plan (IMP), which describes how the maturity of the deliverables is increased with the completion of each work package. This paradigm is mandated by DoD on any progam >$20M.

2 Hal April 27, 2009 at 11:17 am

Glen, I passed along your kudos. Thanks!

3 Josh Nankivel May 10, 2009 at 9:55 pm

Thanks for pointing us to this Hal! I somehow had missed Coaches Corner, but I will be spending a lot of time there now!

Josh Nankivel

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