Category Archives: Quality Management

Synopsis of today’s AM on PM on the project management of film production   We learned a whole lot about all the incredible effort that goes on behind the scenes in producing a film. Bill Edwards, PMP led a fascinating … Continue reading

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We had a  great presentation today at our October AM on PM Breakfast Forum by Jeff Piersall, PMP on the ins and outs of a successful process improvement initiative, in particular for the Capability Maturity Model (CMM). Jeff has over … Continue reading

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Stacy Munechika, PMP, MBA, MS led a very fun discussion this morning on decision-making techniques. The exercise he led was the final requirement needed for his ASTD Master Trainer certification. He had everyone form teams of 4 and role play … Continue reading

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James Edgell, VP of Information Systems at Motient and host of Managing Soft-ware Development (The MSD Show) provides us with his experience of COQ as it relates to software develop-ment projects. He discusses a number of metrics that COQ, a … Continue reading

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Many of you know that I teach a basic account-ing course for Project Managers. The PM‘s who take this course are interested in the accounting aspects of project management and the company. We as project managers are always concerned with … Continue reading

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Bill Hertzing and Roger Hinckley of SBTI, a 6 sigma training and consulting management firm, discuss issues with implementing 6-Sigma and Lean in an inter-national project. It’s important to have a process improvement consistent language across cultures and to have … Continue reading

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Most people associate quality with Manufacturing. This may have been in the past but today it is in everything we do as project managers, no matter what industry we work in. We have the responsibility to deliver a quality product … Continue reading

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