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Re: New TOC book from Bill Lynch and Rob Newbold - currently free on Thanks to Rob and Bill for generously making this available and to Clarke for the heads up. I look forward to reading it Cheers Graham
grkleggett@btinternet.com
Mar 26
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Re: New TOC book from Bill Lynch and Rob Newbold - currently free on Thanks, Clarke, for the lead! They had me at the cover ... ... Doug Brown ... I just got this note from Bill lunch about his and Rob Newbold's later TOC book,
dbprofile0410
Mar 25
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Re: Digest Number 3013 Go to Amazon, search for Rob Newbold, find the PM Manifesto book as a Kindle eBook. It is only free in the Kindle format. Or go here:
Jack Vinson
Mar 25
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Re: Digest Number 3013 please advise me.... where *excately* *should I click in the open amazon webpage* *in order to get it free..?????????* ​ ​Hola ...! ... ... please advise
Gerardo Mancillas
Mar 25
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Re: New TOC book from Bill Lynch and Rob Newbold - currently free on Thanks for the hint! I've already downloaded the book. Kind Regards Eugene
eugene.chernyshov
Mar 25
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New TOC book from Bill Lynch and Rob Newbold - currently free on kin I just got this note from Bill lunch about his and Rob Newbold's later TOC book, The Project Manifesto. I'm just over halfway through the book now and I like
Clarke Ching
Mar 24
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TocThinkers Q&A with Jelena and Oded about TOCPA I've attended two (very enjoyable) TOCPA gatherings this year, one in Moscow, the other in Estonia. I really enjoyed the opportunity to catch up with a number
Clarke Ching
Aug 13, 2013
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Re: Some people want a date. Hi Rob I think that depends on the approach used by the team/organization. I've tried to ensure we always something to deliver. I don't buy into the sprint
Rudiger Wolf
Aug 6, 2013
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Re: Some people want a date. Rⁿdiger û Thanks. Do you think there are any date-related negatives to the two-week cadence (e.g. rushing to get things out, waiting a few days to catch the
Rob Newbold
Aug 3, 2013
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Re: Some people want a date. Clarke Just got home after a week with grandson and read you post You seem to have backed yourself into a corner and now have a dilemma to face up to. Is it a
Mike Bowles
Aug 2, 2013
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Re: Some people want a date. True! ... -- ... Clarke Ching - * Over 20,000 people have read "Rocks Into Gold" ... my biztech parable about Agile ... that never mentions Agile. Read it
Clarke Ching
Aug 2, 2013
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Re: Some people want a date. Fair point Clarke - of course neither of our concerns would have much impact if we had truly gotten rid of multitasking - which we know is easier said than
Mike Dalton - Guided Innovation Group
Aug 2, 2013
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Re: Some people want a date. Great paper Rob. It made me think of a talk I went to on Tuesday by a company called http://www.travisperkinsplc.co.uk/ which is one of the biggest London
Rüdiger Wolf
Aug 2, 2013
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Re: Some people want a date. Thanks mike. ... managers coming into the system might start calculating and using stretch dates for rewarding performance. Because we all know what happens
Clarke Ching
Aug 2, 2013
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Re: Some people want a date. Thanks Doug. One of the problems the teams had, apparently, when they first started doing ccpm, was that people felt they were being micromanaged by being
Clarke Ching
Aug 2, 2013
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Re: Some people want a date. Thanks Rüdiger. I've got the book and I like it a lot. I'm hoping (though I haven't asked yet) to do a tocthinkers Interview with the authors. ... -- ...
Clarke Ching
Aug 2, 2013
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Re: Some people want a date. Thanks Jack. I like the idea of managing task execution differently from how we manage the project as a while. Your example of test-and-fix cycle is something
Clarke Ching
Aug 2, 2013
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Re: Some people want a date. Sorry for my late reply, Clare. When I wrote that some people prefer deadlines, I was meaning for their tasks. Am I right that your suggestion would apply to
Clarke Ching
Aug 2, 2013
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Re: Some people want a date. Clarke - I just presented a paper on the subject at a PMI scheduling conference in June. Keep meaning to reference it on my blog but haven't gotten around to
Rob Newbold
Aug 1, 2013
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Re: Some people want a date. Hi Clarke - As to your question - "In practice, should PMs give people a date to finish each task by or should they just ask them to do their best? Or ..." We
Mike Dalton - Guided Innovation Group
Jul 30, 2013
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Re: Some people want a date. At some level of the program, a date is essential. A company has to be able to plan a business roll-out. Using Agile simply provides more likelihood of
dbprofile0410
Jul 30, 2013
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Re: Some people want a date. ... Hi Clarke ... In practice when working on a task in a CCPM project you do generally have the best/optimistic task finish date available to you. So there is
Rüdiger Wolf
Jul 30, 2013
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Re: Some people want a date. Clarke- In my practice, I caution project teams from building project networks with long task durations. By "long", I mean durations that are difficult to get
Jack Vinson
Jul 29, 2013
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Re: Some people want a date. Clarke, How about Monte Carlo simlulators such as Arena or Simul8? The finish date would be a stochastic quantity. Clare ... From: Clarke Ching To:
Clarence Maday
Jul 29, 2013
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Re: Some people want a date. I should have added that in agile projects our tasks are generally quite small - less than 3 days, usually. Not everyone does this but I like to ask, at our
Clarke Ching
Jul 29, 2013
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Some people want a date. I've been chatting with some folk I work with who manage critical chain projects. I'm working with them to see what synergy we can get by combining Agile
clarke ching
Jul 29, 2013
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Critical chain project management for construction project Hi guys, I'm studying project management and working on my major report about critical chain applied to construction project. For a company that is using
Huyen Trang
Jul 18, 2013
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Nice TOC video Nice, short TOC related video using real bottles to demonstrate the idea of bottlenecks. http://youtu.be/mWh0cSsNmGY ... Clarke Ching - * Over 20,000 people
Clarke Ching
Jun 9, 2013
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Re: The procedure of implementing CCM Hello Hui,   If you want to know the detailed procedure to implement CCPM, you may consider acquiring my eBook "Theory of Constraints – Do It Yourself Kit
Rajeev Athavale
May 31, 2013
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The procedure of implementing CCM As a new hand, I don't quite understand the procedure of implementing CCM, could somebody give me an answer? [Non-text portions of this message have been
Hui Jiang
May 29, 2013
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