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Simple

If you are interested in any type of simple, common sense solutions to your current project or process problem, please contact us.  Simple may not seem like a solution, but it is…

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Credible

Surround yourself and your organization with only trustworthy personnel. Headlines each day reveal new examples of where trust and credibility have vanished …

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Predictive

No one wants to hear bad news. When projects are challenged, when project metrics are not predictive and when forecasting has stopped the project is on it’s way to the OS Phase™ …

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Bobisms

"The schedule represents the primary communication tool between the project manager and the project team."

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OSPhase Poster 2010

Avoiding

Welcome

Welcome to Avoiding the OS Phase® web site. With increasing frequency, organizations are failing to meet their schedule, budget, or performance targets. This is what we refer to as reaching the OS Phase™. The OS Phase™ is not a good place to be in for anyone. It is our mission at TECG LLC to help you manage these failures and provide guidance and tools for Avoiding the OS Phase® in your organization or company in the future. 

  • Bobisms

    "Don’t let anyone ever convince you that the lack of a scope management process is okay."

  • Bobisms

    "It’s time to get everyone focused on fixing the process problems, not covering them up!"

  • Bobisms

    "The cover-up must never begin. If it has started, it must stop! Time spent on spin control is wasted."

  • Bobisms

    "The cliché, you’ll laugh about this tomorrow, probably originated after someone hit the OS Phase."

  • Bobisms

    "The sooner you understand and appreciate the reality of the OS Phase the sooner you will be able to start the recovery process."

  • Bobisms

    "If your project is in trouble, chances are that you’ve hit the OS Phase."

  • Bobisms

    "If the schedule isn’t representative of what is happening then the implication is that communication has broken down."

  • Bobisms

    "The schedule represents the primary communication tool between the project manager and the project team."

  • Bobisms

    "You can’t have a solid schedule if you have soft scope."