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You’ve heard us say it many times – we believe when looking to solve a problem, you must look far outside the problem at the broader vision of an organization taking all factors into account or as we like to call it the “Echosystem”. In this current climate, where organizations are having to constantly pivot, adapt & problem-solve to sustain & thrive, this concept is more important than ever. Looking far beyond a project’s lifestyle or scope at the entire ecosystem to achieve long term sustainability.
What is Gemba Kaizen and what benefits does this approach have on project management?
Too many IT projects fail. The reasons projects fail are well documented: lack of communication, lack of scope definition, lack of change management, lack of executive buy-in, lack of resources, and the list goes on. There are dozens of project and product management methodologies, hundreds of project management systems, and countless tools, tactics, certifications etc….. and yet projects still fail regularly (~20% according to Gartner in 2019). Traditional/Waterfall and Agile are still the most well-known project management methodologies, but there are many other flavors like Scrum, Kanban, SAFe, LEAN, SixSigma, PRINCE2, XP, DevOps and many (many) more. All are similarly focused on successful delivery of a desirable outcome. Despite their admirable
As National Women's Small Business month wraps up, it's a time for us to reflect on what it means to be a small women-owned business and the culture and values we strive to provide at Echo Consulting to contribute to the growth of women in business.
There are many more effective ways to proactively establish the priority of a task or project and position yourself, and your team, for success without using "what is the priority?" as a cop out. Invest the time to ask good questions and you are much more likely to get an answer that you can run with.