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Project Management methodologies & standards, different ways to one goal.

  Several project managements, techniques, Guides & standards was developed by different organizations to enhance the efficiency of managing projects. Each technique expresses the creator point of view of how manage projects in a way that gives the best possible result and reduces as maximum waste as possible. Now we shall list the existing methodologies and standards, showing, main characteristics of each. DIN 69901: Project Management—Project Management Systems Released in 1987 by the German firm “Deutsches Institut fur Normung E.V. (DIN)”. The characteristics of DIN 69901 Methodology states 5 project Phases: Initializing Defining Planning Controlling Closing The project goes through above mentioned phases with a defined process including Scheduling, Changes, Information, Documentation, Communication, Financing, Quality, Risk, Contracting and claims. The processes to be executed among project phases contains defined tasks and activities such as Approvals an

Reducing waste in project management, Lean perspective.

One of the major aspects of project management success is to deliver results for the customer with the least possible amount of waste. Project management firms and consultants are continuously developing methodologies to design high efficiency processes to reduce as much waste as possible. Three project management worlds are now existing in many organizations: “classical”, “agile” and “hybrid”. However, it is no longer the approach that is the key issue, but the way in which the approach is designed and executed. Although “Lean” principles are designed to deal with the problem of waste in fabrication environment. But it is possible to tailor it for use in project management so we can reach far in this field. Let’s try to map lean principles to project management process buy showing waste types and how to deal with them. Defects: product is not fit to use, service is doesn’t add value or both doesn’t meet customer expectations this will cause rework and customer dissatisfaction. Poor re