Producing The Plan

Thorough planning must be at the heart of every project if it is to stand the best chance of success, even one which follows a fairly free-form approach like agile. Planning is a continuous process through the Production phase as the project has to adapt to the inevitable unforeseen events which will affect it.

July 9, 2021
Photo Edsel Citation pink


Few cars have such a notorious reputation as the Edsel, launched in 1957.  It was intended to provide the Ford Motor Company with a premium range […]
July 9, 2021
Globe playhouse London September 2019

Every project has its challenges

To recreate Shakespeare’s Globe playhouse by the River Thames in London was the dream of American actor Sam Wanamaker when he arrived in Britain in the […]
July 9, 2021
Twin towers view from the air early 2001

Risk in projects

On 7th August 1974, Philippe Petit – a 24 year old Frenchman – walked a tightrope strung between the twin towers of the World Trade Center […]
July 9, 2021
Convair 990 airliner in mid-air

Quality in projects

In the late 1950s, C. R. Smith, the boss of American Airlines, was envisaging a ‘Blue Streak’ all first class coast-to-coast non-stop service – flying the […]