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I can think of only one reason why you would inform and alter the schedule of one supplier when another is late: dependency, in which case you would have integrated the schedules and everyone involved will see the variances and impacts accordingly. All projects produce variances. A variance free schedule is a fake one. I cannot imagine trying to ...


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"The many are smarter than the few" is a mantra I've taught to my agile teams for years. There is even a book, The Wisdom of the Crowd, founded on this very concept. I would promote full transparency for the very reason that by doing so you tap into the greater whole. One person can't see all the moving pieces and all the relationships. By sharing with all ...


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Primarily it depends upon how mature your suppliers are. If your suppliers are mature, then can trust them to see the whole picture and deal with the delays in a way that is best for them and all concerned. If they are not mature, then they may be tempted to simply use up any new time, or use it to mask their own issues that they have not yet informed you ...


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Regarding to the PMBOK-Guide, QA has to plan, manage and controll quality throughout the project. So QA will have to identify all standards and requirements and plan how they can be met. This can only be successful when it happens hand in glove with the other teams. Same goes with quality management while the project is worked on. QA has to make sure that ...


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Combine procurement and implementation as a single project You don't need a detailed analysis. A project is not a project unless it delivers an ROI. Procurement just incurs a cost. Only when it is implemented, you will start to earn the return. However, here are some additional points to justify why this is the right approach: Some of the implementation ...


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Ultimately, you need to do what is going to give your project the best chance of success. While notifying other suppliers that the baseline has moved may help them run their business more smoothly, consider: It increases risk by complicating the situation. Your other suppliers now have a change to their deadline, that can lead to new risks that wouldn't ...


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