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Major Programme Management
An Integrated Decision-Making Approach for improving European Air Traffic Management
A model supporting the European Commission’s Single European
Sky initiative, evaluating alternative air traffic management improvement
programmes (published in Management....more
Dunlop Aerospace and Boeing’s 787 Programme
Programme management and planning for Dunlop Aerospace’s biggest programme, the development of wheels, brakes and control systems for Boeing’s 787 airliner.a Code
Eaton Aerospace and Lockheed Martin’s Joint Strike Fighter F-35 Programme
Programme management and planning for Eaton Aerospace
biggest programme, the development of hydraulic control systems for Lockheed
Martin’s F-35 Lightning-II Joint Strike Fighter.
Project Leader: Bert De Reyck
Rebuild of the New York Transit System after the Collapse of the World Trade Center
Programme management and planning for the rebuild of the subway system in New York that was partially destroyed as a result of the attacks on the World Trade Center in 2001.
Developing agile software architecture using real option analysis and value engineering
How should you develop software architecture to enable agility?
This will invariably take account of the strategy of the organisation, and what
they consider is of value. (SEI SEPG Conference Dublin 2011)
Improvement of agile development processes
Software development methods often focus on team activities
and don’t always incorporate clear and appropriate guidelines for project
management and scaling the project. (Journal of Object Oriented Programming)
Developing metrics for agile projects compatible with CMMI
What measurements are needed to improve agile project management? Categorised as, ‘cutting edge’ by the SEI (Software Engineering Institute). SEPG, Amsterdam 2006
Achieving earlier and more accurate estimates for agile CMMI projects
Agile development practices are increasingly being applied to large scale projects. How can we predict and forecast how long and how much a complex agile development will cost? (SEI SEPG 2008)
Performance and performance management
A crystallisation, analysis and evaluation of the strengths
and shortcomings of how managers and organisations assess and evaluate their
own performance for success and otherwise (published by Pearson).
Structure of Urban Movements in Large Cities
How people move around mega cities? What are the patterns of such complex systems as to guide planners for policy making and managers for business development? (published in PLoS ONE)
Institutional Logic of Open Source Projects
Why and how do companies compete with or participate in voluntary open source software projects?
Evolution of Large Technical Networks
Is there a common pattern of growth in technical networks? This paper examines this important question to managers, engineers and policy makers by looking at the major subway network systems.
Necessity of Others – Mother of Invention
It has long been considered as fact that creativity is most evident when people are self-motivated (intrinsically) in their work. Looking at data from two organizations and supported by a laboratory study, we found that intrinsic motivation was much more effective when linked with a focus on others...more
Idea Flows – Mapping Innovation Identification
Do the CEO and the hourly employee judge creativity the same way? If not, corporate innovation programs asking employees to be creative may be doomed to failure. This research attempts to map how employees evaluate potentially creative new ideas within existing companies....more
Identifying Creativity at a Distance Contract Design for R&D Licensing
Creativity is a balance of novelty and usefulness. Yet how we evaluate ideas changes depending on how near or far we feel from the particular context. When people are close to a problem both novelty and usefulness of the solution are relevant....more