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Blog posts : "Project Planning"

How to Organize Interactive Planning Session (Part B)

In the previous article I explain how you should organize your Interactive Planning Session. If you have adequately prepared yourself for the IAP, the rest is very easy to handle. Just before starting with a brief list of actions you need to do during your IAP session, bear in mind that like an…

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How to organize an Interactive Planning Session (Part A)

The theoretical backbone of Interactive Planning (IAP) methodology has been introduced for the first time by Russel Ackoff in 1971; however it seems “Jacobs Engineering” is the company which developed IAP as a tool specifically for project planning and management based on the main principle that…

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Interactive planning: The best approach toward project planning.

For the first time, Russel Ackoff (1919-2009), a pioneer researcher in the field of systems thinking and management science, introduced Interactive planning as the most effective method for system planning. By looking carefully to the nature of projects, we realize that projects have all the cha…

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