Project Management for Government Contractors

Get Happier Customers Using Best Practice #2: Remind

Posted by Kabir Mehta on Sep 7, 2017 12:35:25 PM

A Systematic Process for creating Heroic Weekly Status Updates

(The Second in our Series on Project Management Best Practices)

This article is all about heroes: remind your customer you are their personal hero by making them look like one.

Every government contract comes with a requirement to keep your customer informed about the project's status. Having this requirement is the prudent thing to do. But no quality contractor should have to be told to keep their customer in the loop.*

The trouble is, status updates are something easy to avoid. If there are problems in the project, if your program is going over budget or missing deadlines, when you give your customer a status update, you'll have to the own up to the truth. You won't be able to hide behind your credentials or past successes any more.

Allow us to therefore to revolutionize your understanding of Status Updates (as in, turn your feelings on them 180º).

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Get Projects Done Using Best Practice #1: Communicate

Posted by Kabir Mehta on Sep 5, 2017 4:38:54 PM

A Systematic Process for Fast, Enjoyable, & Results-Driven Meetings

(The First in our Series on Project Management Best Practices)

Meetings can be the bane of your project.

Without meetings, your project will suffer a dire lack of communication. As a program manager you will never know which tasks are languishing because your teammates are stuck (both the teammates in your company and at your Government customer).

With meetings, you can waste a lot of time, kill momentum, and discourage your teammates who will wish they could be getting something "real" done.

You need a systematic way to transform your meetings into fast, enjoyable, and results-driven processes.

We guarantee your team will be as happy about meetings as these guys.

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Project Management Best Practices: An Overview

Posted by Kabir Mehta on Sep 1, 2017 9:54:25 AM

How to Become the Incumbent Contractor, Gain Task Orders & Bid Opportunities

A System of Four Project Management Best Practices

The most important principle to become the incumbent contractor, protect your Government Program, and gain new tasks orders & bid opportunities is to delight your customer.

This is exactly what it looks like when your customer is delighted.

But how can you do this, besides the obvious answer of delivering your Government Program as contracted, on time, and within budget?

What if you had a systematic & proven process to delight a Government Customer?

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