Fouad has 13 years of planning experience in cement and glass industry. Over five years of experience managing projects, operations, contracts, and personnel. His work experience includes short and long term planning, project management, contracts and procurement, data analysis, claims adjudication and business writing. Fouad was a certified in 2015 as a Project Management Professional. Search to answer the big question "Life is a big project...How we can successes in it...???"

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Posted on: September 12, 2018 02:26 AM | Permalink | Comments (16)

Take The Responsibility "Thief & Onions"

Once a thief steal in one of the farms is full of onions and stolen 200 onions. Before escape, the owner of the farm was arrest him and took him to the judge. The judge ordered him to pay a10 gold pieces, but the thief objected to the verdict...because the punishment is very unfair to him. The judge ordered him to choose between two verdicts, either flog 20 times or eat the 200 onions.

Without thinking, the thief chose to eat 200 onions. When he finished eating the 25's onion, his eyes were bursting with tears and his stomach was set on fire - He realized that it is impossible for him to eat the 175 onions remaining then he pleaded to the judge to flog 20 lashes instead of completing the eat.

For the second time, the judge agreed - but the thief and after the tenth lash that inflamed his back…It was only way to pleading to stop the punishment immediately of the severity of pain, which could not tolerated.

The judge responded to him for the third time, but provided he must paid the ten gold pieces. Therefore, the thief had paid the ten gold pieces. The judge then said to him "If you had accepted the penalty since the beginning ... you could have avoided eating the 25 onions and flogging the 20 lashes. Nevertheless, you preferred the difficult way.

Golden wisdom “ If you ever realize an error has done from you, instantly pay what you have to do or you have to bear the consequences without discussion”.
Posted on: April 08, 2018 02:16 AM | Permalink | Comments (10)

Enterprise Vision between Managers & Leaders Actions

As in all cases when overwhelm hits, the best approach is to break down all the “stuff” and start to analyze it in more detail. It is very important to know first what the right things that must you do are, and then take a tactical action to do these things in right way.

Posted on: March 08, 2018 02:34 AM | Permalink | Comments (6)

key speakers during Egypt Cement Manufacturing Conference 2018

I have been honoured to be invited among key speakers during Egypt Cement Manufacturing Conference 2018 Organized by IQPC Middle East, Come and hear real-life case studies from cement manufacturers and meet with leading industry vendors to find out about the latest market trends.

Posted on: February 02, 2018 04:13 AM | Permalink | Comments (6)

Projects Investment and Design Review Impact

The design review provides a forum in which questions can be answered, assumptions clarified and advice sought. They are a useful mechanism whereby the design of a product can be optimized through a systematic review of and feedback on design process outputs. Typically, a number of formal and informal reviews are conducted during the duration of a design project phase.

The objectives of a design review are to ensure that all contributory factors and reasonable design options have been considered, and that the design meets the requirements as outlined in the Product Development Specification. The design team are responsible for providing an accurate, concise overview of the design to-date and the facilitation of productive discussions. Reviewers are responsible for assessing the design to ensure that it can be produced, tested, installed, operated and maintained in a manner that is acceptable to the customer.

Design Review Types:

Often, different types of reviews are combined into a single review. The following provides a sample of the different design reviews that can be conducted:

Requirements Review: is conducted to ensure that all of the appropriate requirements and constraints have been clearly and completely identified.

System Design Review: In the case of large systems being developed, a system design review examines the allocation of requirements to individual configuration items.

Preliminary Design Review: Design concepts are evaluated for feasibility, technical adequacy and general compliance with requirements, and the relative merits/weaknesses of different concepts are presented.

Critical Design Review: is an intermediate design review that occurs after the detail design is complete and prior to the fabrication of prototypes or pre-production models.

Test Readiness Review: that will be applied to prototypes or pre-production units to verify the design against the requirements. These plans are reviewed for reliability and completeness.

Final Design Review: is conducted after prototypes or preproduction units have been through verification testing. Problems encountered during this testing and the respective solutions are examined.

Production Readiness Review: A number of PRRs are held through the development of a product and are not usually tied to other design reviews.

Ad Hoc Reviews: Problems may arise during the course of the project that may drastically change the direction of the design. In such situations, it may be appropriate to call a design review in order obtain multidisciplinary input before proceeding with critical decisions.

Design Review Team:

The key participants at a design review include the Chairperson, the design team, subject

matter experts and the customer.

Design Review Conducting:

For all of the reviewers you should confirm that will have a full understanding of all of the aspects of the design background or technology and be sure to take suggestions and comments seriously, as they may in fact help you in your get the optimum results.

Design Review Report:

Due to all of items requiring follow-up should have an associated date for completion, the minutes should identify the participants of the meeting and the roles they played and registered to help during various meeting and report creation.

In addition to the meeting minutes, the report should contain the status of each issue or action item as well as the details on the resolution of these items. If further investigation, testing or other analyses have been completed, evidence of these should be furnished.

Benefits of Design Review:

To get optimum benefits from design review, it should schedule in project management plan; some of benefits are:

  • Early detection for customer satisfaction.
  • Incentives for investment control/reduction.
  • Reduced Work during testing.
  • Reduced errors in maintenance.

Finally, the earlier in the design process that errors are identified, the less costly they are to correct (Boehm 1985).

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