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What is Lean Project Management?

Lean project management is a practice that focuses on removing the bottleneck in the production process to accelerate growth and productivity but can be beneficial to any project. This type of project management eliminates waste, which is anything that doesn’t add value for the customer. Waste can come from several sources including waste within a [...]

By |October 12th, 2017|Project Management|0 Comments

The Eight Biggest Problems in Project Planning and Execution…and the Solutions for Each (Part 6)

Part 6–(Responsibility at the Task Level is Unclear) A common stumbling-block for companies appears well into the project planning and implementation stage, when roles have been decided but actual responsibility at the task level is lacking. We have detailed several causes and effects below, along with a best-practice solution to help you ensure that your [...]

By |January 18th, 2017|Ask Cadence: The Project Management Podcast|0 Comments

The Eight Biggest Problems in Project Planning and Execution…and the Solutions for Each (Part 5)

Part 5–(Inability to Get Team Members) A common challenge many clients face in project management is simply being able to get enough people onto the project team. To build crucial momentum, a successful project requires sufficient team members to take care of all aspects of the planning and execution. What makes this problem especially insidious [...]

By |November 15th, 2016|Ask Cadence: The Project Management Podcast|0 Comments

Four Tell-Tale Signs it’s Time to Invest in Project Management Training at Your Organization

In years gone by, miners wouldn’t consider descending deep underground without a caged canary – and once in the mine, you can bet they kept a close eye on the bird for any signs of distress or sickness that might indicate the presence of invisible, odorless, dangerous gasses. Today, we are fortunate indeed to have [...]

By |October 27th, 2016|Project Management, Schedule|0 Comments

Cadence Continues Support for the PMIEF

Cadence is proud to continue to support the Project Management Institute Educational Foundation, the philanthropic arm of PMI with a donation of over $140,000 for 2017. Cadence’s support of PMIEF.org for over 8 years has resulted in the training of the Cadence Methodology to over 275 educators, non-profit, and disaster relief organizations. Cadence teaches a [...]

By |October 19th, 2016|Press Releases|0 Comments

The Eight Biggest Problems in Project Planning and Execution…and the Solutions for Each (Part 4)

Part 4–(People Don’t Know How to Plan) A common problem that we regularly see with clients in a broad spectrum of industries is that many people simply don’t have the ability to plan their section of the work required for the project to be successful. Planning isn’t a skill that comes naturally to most people. [...]

By |October 18th, 2016|Ask Cadence: The Project Management Podcast|0 Comments

Press Release – Cadence Management Corporation Completes Sixth ISO Audit with Zero Non-Conformances

For the sixth year in a row, Cadence Management Corporation has completed an external ISO audit with zero non-conformances. Cadence continues to perform to its quality management system and to the ISO standard. By embracing ISO, Cadence continues to put the customer first by consistently providing quality products and services along with the highest quality [...]

By |September 14th, 2016|Press Releases|0 Comments

The Eight Biggest Problems in Project Planning and Execution…and the Solutions for Each (Part 3)

PART 3—(The Project Starts Slowly) We see this all over the world and it is one of the most common problems clients talk about: our projects start slowly. Reasons for these slow starts vary, and some are highly contradictory. For example, some complain that there is too much time, while others complain that there isn't [...]

By |August 12th, 2016|Ask Cadence: The Project Management Podcast|0 Comments

The Eight Biggest Problems in Project Planning and Execution…and the Solutions for Each (Part 2)

PART 2—(Inadequate Scope Definition) Inadequate scope definition The planning phase is the stage that comes into play immediately after authorization and initiation, and it is critical to the success of your project. During planning, your focus is developing the roadmap your project team follows throughout the project's duration. In addition to developing a project management [...]

The Eight Biggest Problems in Project Planning and Execution…and the Solutions for Each

PART 1—(Execution) People are not working on the project and their management doesn’t know it The execution phase is the stage that comes into play immediately after authorization and planning. While previous phases have eliminated risks and problems, more will be discovered in this phase. While the project manager and team must be alert to [...]

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