W12_AsmaF_Incentive /disincentive contracts


1. Problem Definition

The company has gone through bad experiences in performing some of the critical projects because of contractors. One of the main reasons behind these fails is the contractor. Either the contractors delay the work or go ahead of schedule there’s neither penalty nor advantages. Now the company is about to release a new project for a DSC system (software) for a new petrochemical plant. The DCS system (Distributed Control System) has to ready and running up once the plant is established and start. No delay is acceptable and an early finish is much much much preferred. Target is 180 days.

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W11_AsmaF_Firm fixed price with incentive contract for DCS system


1. Problem Definition

The company has gone through bad experiences in performing some of the critical projects because of contractors. One of the main reasons behind these fails is the contractor. Either the contractors delay the work or go ahead of schedule there’s neither penalty nor advantages. Now the company is about to release a new project for a DSC system (software) for a new petrochemical plant. The DCS system (Distributed Control System) has to ready and running up once the plant is established and start. No delay is acceptable and an early finish is much much much preferred. Target is 180 days.

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W6_AsmaF_RASCI-BPMN


1. Problem Definition

The IT department tasks have been increased majorly in the last years with slight increasing in the number of employees. With this situation the IT employees’ responsibilities assignment were random creating un-clear tasks and overlapping in day to day tasks.

IT manager has decided to use business process diagram responsibility (RASCI-BPMN) by mixing together RACSI with BPMN. In the previous post, W5, RACI matrix was used.

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W5_AsmaF_RACI matrix


1. Problem Definition

The IT department tasks have been increased majorly in the last years with slight increasing in the number of employees. With this situation the IT employees’ responsibilities assignment were random creating un-clear tasks and overlapping in day to day tasks.

IT manager has decided to use RACI matrix to solve this issue.

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W4.1_AsmaF_Pareto Chart for analyzing the causes behind the projects delays and budget exceeding


1. Problem Definition

In its annual performance meeting, IT department is analyzing the causes behind the projects delays and budget exceeding. It’s important to get the greatest cumulative effect on project delays and cost overruns for IT as it’ll help the department to increase the performance in next projects.

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W4_AsmaF_Pareto Chart for analyzing the causes behind the projects delays and budget exceeding


1. Problem Definition

In its annual performance meeting, IT department is analyzing the causes behind the projects delays and budget exceeding. It’s important to get the greatest cumulative effect on project delays and cost overruns for IT as it’ll help the department to increase the performance in next projects.

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W3_Hani_Project Organization Stracture


Problem Definition:

When managing projects, there are a lot of areas in which the organizational structure can influence project.  This blog will try to identify what is the organization type in “HR Development Scheme” Project using the “Organizational influences on project” matrix. It will then analyze the advantages and disadvantages of the identified organizational structure type. Finally, some recommendation will be suggested to overcome challenges that the organizational type may face.

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W3_AsmaF_Decision Making Compensatory Models


1. Problem Definition

In IT maintenance and services operations are always performed because of the needed patches installation, security enhancements and new deployments for updated applications.

Nowadays no one can afford to lose 1 minute of work with systems and networks and the IT maintenance operations can cause interruptions (downtime) or slowdown for end users. IT should be careful to decide how to maintain the systems and networks in order not to stop the work and business.

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W2_AsmaF_Multi attributes decision making


1. Problem Definition

In IT maintenance and services operations are always performed because of the needed patches installation, security enhancements and new deployments for updated applications.

Nowadays no one can afford to lose 1 minute of work with systems and networks and the IT maintenance operations can cause interruptions (downtime) or slowdown for end users. IT should be careful to decide how to maintain the systems and networks in order not to stop the work and business.

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