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Successful project delivery using Quality Management Plans (QMP) – and happy customers!

We’re often asked by project managers about the purpose of Quality Management Plans and what benefits (if any) they may have on projects. The short answer is that when used correctly they can be essential to project success. Firstly what … Continue reading

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Manage Your Portfolio of Problems Part 1

Does your team and organization suffer from numerous problems and issues?  Do more issues crop up each time you try to solve something? Managing your problems as a portfolio may help you. One of the keys to improving your team … Continue reading

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Turn Audits into Learning Experiences

I recently described to a client the method we use to improve the effectiveness of quality audits and assessments. Often after several years of audits within a company, the effectiveness of audits decreases.  Even though an auditor uses their standard-prescribed … Continue reading

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