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05. 06. 19 John Chapman

How complexity affects project delivery

One of the questions we are usually asked in the early stages of a project, or even in the early stages of pre-sales is “How long will it take?”

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15. 05. 19 John Chapman

I’d like to have an argument please. Is this the sound of success?

Argument is an intellectual process. Contradiction is just the automatic gainsaying of anything the other person says.

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20. 03. 19 John Chapman

Gordon Ramsay is the Project Quality Manager

The project team is formed. Roles are aligned with those who have the right skill set (unlike some projects where it is whoever is available is chosen). The role of quality manager needs to be filled. Gordon Ramsay is available. He is assigned the role of quality manager.

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28. 02. 19 John Chapman

Does organisation culture impact the success of your implementation project?

Anyone leading an implementation project needs to recognise the importance of culture, and have an objective idea of the culture of their organisation.

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22. 02. 19 TouchstoneFMS

Industrial Strength Financial Management for Financial Services

For anyone that is looking to change their Financial Management System (FMS) there is a plethora of software to choose from, but which one is right for your business?

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31. 01. 19 John Chapman

Operational readiness and system go live

The topic of a recent Major Projects Association meeting was Project Closure and Operational Readiness. The event set out to explore the critical factors for achieving smooth transition between the building phase and the start of operations.

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24. 01. 19 TouchstoneFMS

Infor EAM a leader for Enterprise Asset Management in 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant

The report, which outlines the key features, strengths and weaknesses of a number of Enterprise Asset Management software solutions, praises Infor EAM for its overall functionality and scalability.

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21. 01. 19 TouchstoneFMS

Why you need to consider an Enterprise Asset Management solution

With the right Enterprise Asset Management solution, you can not only keep your assets operating within specifications and reduce energy usage, but vastly increase efficiency and identify problems before they shut down your operations.

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15. 01. 19 TouchstoneFMS

Professional Advantage B4B v5 End of Life

Professional Advantage has announced the end of sale for all variants of version 5 of its B4B module, effective 1st January 2019. This does not affect any other versions of B4B, only version 5 (and any variants).

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10. 01. 19 John Chapman

The Carolina Reaper and Risk Assessment

The Carolina Reaper is rated as the World’s Hottest Chilli by the Guinness World Records. What happens if we use too much or too little?

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