Blog pages with tag:

Project Management

16Sep2019
Industry 4.0 & IoT

How to implement task-based production

by Michael Hering

Takt-based planning allows your staff to variably schedule, calculate and generate processing times, work plans and requirement quantities. And takt-based production provides optimal support. Finally, with the visual work method and easy-to-use graphical planning interface, you won’t have to worry about employee acceptance. The interaction of planning and execution is maximally optimized using centralized rough planning, decentralized detailed planning and centralized synchronization of deadlines.

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11Sep2019
Industry 4.0 & IoT

How to structure projects like an expert

by Alexander Lang

Lately, we’re seeing some increasingly complex and dynamic projects come up. At the same time, the number of project participants is also climbing steadily. All this requires well-structured project planning right from the outset, and that takes professional software tools to control.

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06Sep2019
Industry 4.0 & IoT

4 steps to project success

by Alexander Lang

Does this sound familiar? You’ve just finished updating and printing a huge project plan, and before you can even blink, it’s already out of date. It would never have happened if you’d used the project planning tool that comes with our industry solutions for discrete & project-based manufacture. This software helps you implement your planning efficiently and precisely.

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05Sep2019
Data & Analytics, CRM, Collaboration, ERP

It doesn’t always have to be 100 %. How to use agile tools in conventional projects.

by Peter Burghardt

You hear it all the time: “You can’t make a project 100 % agile! There are always some parts that aren’t agile. It’s best to do hybrid projects.” But what constitutes a hybrid project? Is there even such a thing as hybrid projects?

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29Aug2019
Blog, Data & Analytics, CRM, ERP, Digitization

No one tells me what to do – how self-organized teams work

by Peter Burghardt

Self-organized teams – the dream of every project manager (and every manager). In agile practices, they’re essential. In conventional projects, not so much. Now, I'm going to tell you how to get a self-organized team and why it usually doesn’t work that well in conventional projects (for now).

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27Aug2019
Blog, Success Stories, CRM, Collaboration, ERP

Which project practices are right for my IT project? (incl. self-assessment)

by Peter Burghardt

If you spend any time at all in IT, you're sure to hear about it: everyone is talking about agility. They say it’s much better to use agile practices than a waterfall model. Is it true? Are agile projects fail-safe? Yes and no.

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14Aug2019
Blog, Data & Analytics, CRM, Collaboration, ERP

The top 10 misconceptions about the agile working approach

by Peter Burghardt

Agile this, agile that... Everything is turning agile. Everyone is talking about it, but many people don’t really know what it means. Recently, I have come across the term agilitis. I think it pretty accurately describes how agility is perceived. But will everything be better if we use the agile method? Does every business need to be agile in order to even function properly? And what on Earth does it even mean to take an agile approach? It’s time to clear up a few misconceptions!

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13Aug2019
Blog, Data & Analytics, CRM, Collaboration, ERP

Everything comes to an end... except projects?

by Peter Burghardt

Everyone is beaming with pride! We did it – the software is up and running. The project team and the customer have made it through the go-live. Everything is gradually going back to normal. It’s time to relax. Or at least it would be, if we didn't still have 1000 things to do.

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26Jul2019
Blog, Data & Analytics, CRM, Collaboration, ERP

Project goals: How can you know the way when you don’t know the destination?

by Peter Burghardt

Everyone likes to talk about the importance of defining project goals. Yet most projects don’t have any goals. Or worse, they have goals, but they're not measurable. You might be thinking: “My projects always have goals!” Do they? Or are these goals more like wishes?

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17Jul2019
Data & Analytics, CRM, Collaboration, ERP

The project manager did something totally unexpected. You won't believe what happened next!

by Peter Burghardt

Ok, granted, this time there’s actually something substantial behind the clickbait title. Imagine the following setting: Read more!

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