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Simply, improvement... · 5d ago

How to make your research and analytical projects more “agile” – 22 ideas

I run a 2-day Project Management skills workshop for economists, social science researchers, statisticians and OR people. We talk about agile approaches to managing projects to help reduce r...
Simply, improvement... · 1w ago

OR Society Criminal Justice SIG Meeting Spring 2018

Criminal Justice Spring meeting, Venue: Central London, Date: Tuesday, 13 March 2018 at 13:30 – 16:30. We are fortunate to have several very interesting speakers including Professor Stewart ...
Simply, improvement... · 1W ago

The construction project process is broken, but it can be fixed

This week, I attended a breakfast briefing by my colleague Ali Mafi, a colleague who has 35 years’ experience in the construction sector and with whom I have worked to help clients improve t...
Simply, improvement... · 2W ago

Time to get a grip on construction productivity – Breakfast Briefing 11th January

My colleague Ali Mafi has written a brilliant article which is published in the Construction Index magazine. (View online, here) In it, he exposes the shocking waste of time that occurs in m...
Simply, improvement... · 1M ago

Season’s Greetings and best wishes for the New Year

Best wishes for a happy New Year to all my friends, colleagues, partners and clients. I shall be making a donation to support the work of the Rory Peck Trust again this Christmas. The Rory P...
Simply, improvement... · 1M ago

Draining the post-truth swamp

The latest edition of the OR Society’s Impact Magazine landed on my doormat today and there’s a great article by Geoff Royston who shares his thoughts on what we need to do to drain the post...
Simply, improvement... · 1M ago

The joys of being an OR Consultant

From Inside OR Magazine, December 2017.
Simply, improvement... · 1M ago

“Simply, improvement…” – my December 2017 Newsletter is out today

View a copy online here.   I write an e-Newsletter which goes out monthly (except August) and is another way to keep in touch with topics of relevance to Continuous Improvement.  Sometimes i...
Simply, improvement... · 2M ago

Trello for PMOs – Some great ideas from the PMO Flashmob

I’ve been a Trello user for some years now and have written about how I use it to support client assignments. I’ve also produced a public Trello Board where I share Project articles, tools a...
Simply, improvement... · 2M ago

Leading Lean: Self-assessing strengths and areas for improvement

I recently designed a 2-day Lean Leadership workshop for a client and part of the content is a self-assessment exercise which the participants do individually. It’s based on 5 principles tha...