But what will our staff do if we don’t focus on their utilization?

But what will our staff do if we don’t focus on their utilization?

Lean thinking encourages us to focus on maximizing value delivered to stakeholders rather than maximizing the utilization of the people, equipment or material resources contributing to value streams. Two reasons for this recommendation are: Systems which are run with...
Might earned VALUE be an oxymoron for projects following a predictive life cycle?

Might earned VALUE be an oxymoron for projects following a predictive life cycle?

(As is often the case, one of the learners in a course I taught this week provided the inspiration for this article, so thanks Maca!). The PMBOK® Guide, Sixth Edition defines Earned Value as “The measure of work performed expressed in terms of the budget authorized...