Ist Ihr Hauptproblem die Grundursache?

Mit: Menno Graaf, Niels Mani, Emmo Meijer, Kerstin Zulechner Eine Ursachenanalyse ist inspirierend Fast jeder wird der Aussage zustimmen, dass man Probleme an der Wurzel anpacken muss. Die logische Analyse, bei der die Folgen auf die Ursachen und schließlich auf die „Grundursache“ zurückgeführt werden, wird jedoch nicht allgemein angewandt. Wir beginnen eine Zusammenarbeit gerne mit …

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FLOW highlights

Mit Menno Graaf, Ian Heptinstall, Emmo Meijer und Kerstin Zulechner Flow in Projektprogrammen Seit Anfang dieses Jahres schreiben wir über Flow im Innovationsmanagement und in Projektprogrammen. Dies sind Fachtexte[i]. Um einen höheren Projektdurchfluss oder erfolgreichere Innovationsprojekte zu erreichen, sind Entscheidungen auf Top-Management-Ebene erforderlich. Diese Management-Zusammenfassung richtet sich an Top-Manager, die nicht alle Details kennen müssen, …

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Process innovations for a quantum leap

With Ian Heptinstall, Menno Graaf, Hugo van Merrienboer en Emmo Meijer. Smartly copying process innovations makes a lot of sense In the comparison between economic sectors, the productivity of the infrastructure sector has been at the bottom of the list for many years. This is not because of a lack of will power. Our calendars …

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How you can boost innovation with FLOW

With Menno Graaf, Ian Heptinstall, Hugo van Merrienboer and Emmo Meijer Speed up time to market of innovations as well as new projects We now know that project portfolios can be executed >25% faster. All relevant knowled­ge, expe­­­­rien­­ce and examples are available. We will be happy to share them with you.[1] The leap in productivity …

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Fast lanes for all projects

With Menno Graaf, Ian Heptinstall and Emmo Meijer. Ukraine crisis makes managing the bottlenecks in infrastructure sector highly urgent The starting point of this blog series is that the bottleneck for societal challenges such as the energy transition, climate adaptation and the Dutch Replacement & Renovation Task (V&R) lies in the infrastructure sector. Our objective …

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Process innovation for harmony + win win win


With Menno Graaf, Ian Heptinstall and Emmo Meijer. The critical chain and a reader’s question In our previous blog, we wrote that the critical chain is the longest sequence of tasks in a project which, due to interdependencies, must be performed one after the other. This is by necessity the fastest possible way to carry …

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You can use the bottleneck to accelerate

You can use the bottleneck in projects to accelerate

With Menno Graaf and Emmo Meijer. Increasing the output of the infrastructure sector by a quantum leap Our previous blog concludes that the bottleneck lies in the infrastructure sector where it concerns the total of major societal challenges such as the energy transition, the replacement and renovation of infrastructure, and climate adaptation. We have asked …

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The bottleneck in the infrastructure sector


With Menno Graaf and Emmo Meijer. The Dutch have to deliver another masterpiece God created the earth, but the Dutch created the Netherlands. The Dutch are faced with the historical task of having to deliver another masterpiece. Rijkswaterstaat, provinces, municipalities and private enterprises are working on the replacement and renovation of bridges, viaducts and sluices. …

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The secret of ladders and leaders

Where is the leader

Where are the leaders? There are many reasons why people should do more to make better use of human ingenuity. Seldom were the challenges to humanity so great: life-threatening heatwaves and flooding related to global warming as well as the need for energy transition, to mention a few, demand the utmost of innovation power. At …

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Never a dull moment in project organisations

How to reduce stress and improve output with Project Portfolio FLOW. People in project organisations never experience a dull moment: Finish dates of projects are uncertain and must again and again be delayed Too many projects compete for attention Critical input from clients and suppliers is often overdue and repeatedly necessitates rework ‘Never a dull …

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