Tag Archives: Project Management

I’m late, I’m late, for a very important date


What is the cost of being late on a project and how do time extensions impact an end product or service? We can invent a formula that runs like this . . . S=f(t, c, p) where “S” is “satisfaction”, … Continue reading

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Job Shop Operations – How to meet customer deadlines


Everyone agrees, it’s a zoo. No amount of “readiness” can avoid the peaks and valleys that are the result of customers popping in with “urgent” requests, customers who submit change orders covering work already completed, and a seemingly endless range … Continue reading

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Job Shop Scheduling- CPM or ERP?


CPM (Critical Path Method) is ideal for multi-project scheduling in environments characterized by scarce resources. CPM works best for the management of work where there are a small fixed number of project templates, where there are few branching decision points … Continue reading

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Success with EHR Implementations


Failure rates of EHRs are reputed to be in excess of 70% according to a LinkedIn discussion group that has more than 2,300  posts and counting.  If you want to be in the 30% cluster the following will be of … Continue reading

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It Ain’t Over Till The Fat Lady Sings


In the management of work, there is a strong desire to know when initiatives will result in the attainment of goals/objectives. A good question becomes “How do we know when a set of goals/objectives have been met under different work … Continue reading

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