Creating a production process and management office with Kaizen principles

The establishment of the production process and the management office is the first important organizational and administrative management activity that every organization has to go through. The old Kaizen Agile principles are still the basis for the creation of a solid production structure.

Request for Proposals (RFPs), Proposals, and Contracts in Project Management

Project management involves many practices for creating proposals and requirements. This chapter discusses how common procurement methods can result in project difficulties or even complete failure. It shows how inadequate Request for Proposals (RFPs) and Statements of Work (SOWs) make it difficult to employ modern iterative development methodologies such as the RUP.