7 Habits of Highly Effective Project Teams

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WHITE PAPER e-Builder.net 800.580.9322 info@e-builder.net | support@e-builder.net Here's a summary of the five-step DMAIC approach: § Define the business problem, goal, potential resources, project scope and high-level project timeline. § Measure current process performance baselines and identify where you are compared to where you want to be. § Analyze, validate and prioritize select root problem causes identified in the measurement step. § Improve by identifying, testing and implementing a solution to the problem and create and deploy a detailed implementation plan. § Control or monitor the improvements to ensure continued and sustainable success. CASE STUDY The University of Southern California (USC) Capital Construction & Facilities Management Services group was explosive growth. It was clear that beyond adding staff, the old way was not going to scale to meet their growing needs. The group adopted an integrated project controls system and realized impressive improvements. Project managers were able to triple their productivity—on average, they were each managing around $3 million manually. By relentlessly improving with a firm commitment to process enhancements, each project manager now manages on average over $10 million. For more insight into the 7 Habits of Highly Effective Project Teams visit the e-Builder blog: https://www.e-builder.net/ blog/7-habits-highly-effective-projects-habit-4 tasked with managing a $1.5 billion Capital Construction Development Program, the largest capital construction program in its history. New projects ranged from $6K to $650 million. An audit of engineering and construction skills and systems found a large gap in the group's ability to handle

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