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Join the LinkedIn Program Management/Systems Engineering (PM/SE) Integration Community where we continue the conversation about integrating program management and systems engineering. You can connect with and learn more about the broader community of program management and product development practitioners who are sharing their insights about how to improve program performance through closer integration.

Upcoming Events

Join us at these conferences to see presentations related to our research ASEE 122nd Annual Conference, Seattle WA, USA June 14-17, 2015 The INCOSE International Symposium, Seattle WA, USA July 13-16, 2015 ICED 2015,  Milan, ITALY July 27-30, 2015 ASEE 122nd Annual Conference, Seattle WA, USA June 14-17, 2015 Collaboration Across Linked Disciplines: Skills and Roles…

CEPE research presentations at the PMI Global Congress 2014—EMEA in May

The findings from CEPE’s joint research with the Project Management Institute (PMI) and the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) on the integration of program management and systems engineering will be presented by Eric Rebentisch May 5, 2014 at the PMI Global Congress 2014—EMEA in Dubai, U.A.E.  This presentation captures the findings of a 3-phase research effort…

Check out our recent article on Lean and Agile Competences

CEPE Researchers Edivandro Conforto and Eric Rebentisch published “Developing Lean and Agile Competences For Innovative Programs and Projects” in Mundo Project Management magazine.  The article discusses the similarities and differences between Lean Thinking and Agile Management, and explores the potential for combining the two theories to enhance the performance of innovative programs and projects. The actual name of…

4 CEPE research presentations at the CSER 2014 conference in Los Angeles CA

CEPE researchers presented their findings at the recent 12th Annual Conference on Systems Engineering Research (CSER 2014) in Los Angeles CA (see http://www.incose-la.org/events/conferences/cser-2014-welcome.html for more information about the conference).  The presentations were derived from recently-completed CEPE research projects.  They are: “Understanding the Front-end of Large-Scale Engineering Programs”, by Sebastian Lucae, Eric Rebentisch, and Josef Oehmen. “Planning for…

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Project Management Agility Survey – Join us!

This is a global research project aimed to uncover the relationship between the agility management practices adopted, agility critical factors (organizational factors) and agility team performance along with its relationship with product and project performance. The study outcomes aim to help companies to understand what are the best management practices for different business environments’ characteristics…

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Featured Article in PM Network on Lean Enablers

The cover story in June of PMI’s flagship magazine, PM Network, is an article on our work on Lean Management: “Cut Waste, Save Money: The Lean Enablers Equation“. It is based on our work of applying Lean Management principles to better running large-scale engineering programs. A key resource, if you are interested in more, is…