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Good Management Won’t Save A Poor Product

Samsung declined to comment on whether it moved up the Note 7 launch to beat Apple’s. “Timing of any new mobile product launch is determined by the mobile business division based on the proper completion of the development process and the readiness of the product...
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Lessons Learned From Seattle’s Tunneling Project

Lessons Learned From Seattle Tunneling Project
According to Oxford professor Bent Flyvbjerg, megaprojects in the past 70 years have consistently come in over budget while delivering less than half of their promised monetary benefit.  … His research on megaprojects has been cited by both backers and critics of the tunnel.  Nine...
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Compressed Project Management Schedules Discourage Innovation and Improvement

While the realistic project management schedule is still a challenge, more productivity improvements happen with realistic schedules because people have the time to innovate and improve how they do their work. This is in contrast to the compressed schedule where there is insufficient time to just get the core tasks done which in turn discourages taking the time to try new things that could improve productivity.
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In Project Management 9+3 Is Not Equal To 12

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We know that throwing additional resources at an already late project rarely makes the project run on time. Often it only makes it run later. Similarly, going with an aggressive schedule with an early date for the purpose of actually hitting a later date is equally counterproductive.
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