After managing the middle of the project, it is time for BIT Project Board to close the project initiated to manage the bid for one winner, one catalogue tender. Do they decide to bid or not?
BIT Project Board closed the initiating stage of the one winner, one catalogue tender with the authorization to the project manager to start the delivery phase (also called the middle of the project).
In this post it is described how the BPO has tailored the two most important activities of this stage. Continue reading
BIT Project Board closed the starting up stage of the one winner, one catalogue tender with the authorization to the project manager to start the Initiation stage.
In this post it is described how the BPO has tailored the 4 Activities of this stage and the relative management product: the Project Initiation Documentation. Continue reading
When BIT decided to grow in the Public Sector, it was decided to establish a dedicated public tender team. The director of the Professional Service Business Unit of BIT is part of this team. He convinced the team to adopt the Prince 2 methodology for answering tenders that have an annual, expected, turnover higher than 1 million euro for year.
That’s how BIT tailored Prince 2 starting up Project process.
In the previous post I did my best to explain why the concept of statistical controlled process is important for the balanced scorecard measures.
In this post I wish to give a practical example of how the p-chart can be used as a “thermometer” to measure the health of a quoting process. I will also introduce another useful tool that might be used in a controlled process: The Capability Indices.
In their book “The Balanced Scorecard” K&N introduces a “balanced” system of measures, but they didn’t dedicate attention to the concept of “control” of these measures. .
In this post I will explore one of the possible relations between balanced scorecard measures and statistical control charts.
BIT decided that is strategic to develop a balanced scorecard for each tender that has a potential value equal or major of 10 million euro.
In this post, I introduce, as a typical example, the tender DIGIT/R3/PO/2016/020 Data Centre Compute Solutions (DCCS) – Lot 1.
Like all tenders issued by the European Institutions, you can find all details in the TED web site. Continue reading
Since early 2000, the Balanced Scorecard has found a wider application in ISO 9001 QMS.
Can it still be playing an important role also in 9001:2015 version?