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Principle: Represent Rich Reality - Dangers of having a single number represent your objective

Dec 04, 2018

 by Tom Gilb & Kai Gilb

Principle: Represent Rich Reality. 

"Any number of 
objective-levels
can be specified
in any number of 
useful dimensions
of time, space, and events.
"

 

If you use a single number to represent the Goal you set to reach, then it...

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Principle: Loyal Subordination

Nov 27, 2018

 by Tom Gilb & Kai Gilb

"All your subordinate’s objectives
must clearly support
your objectives"

 

We typically have many and varied sources of support for reaching our value objectives. Direct subordinates, contractors, consultants, etc. Let us call any instance that...

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Principle: How to Prioritize Your Top Ten Value Objectives

Nov 20, 2018

 by Tom Gilb & Kai Gilb

"It is sufficient to initially focus on
up-to-ten most critical value objectives
at any given level of responsibility."

 

How to quickly get your project focussed on the essential priorities,
so ‘even your managers’, and the entire...

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Principle: Quantify Objectives

Nov 06, 2018

by Tom Gilb & Kai Gilb

"All critical
outcome value objectives
can be quantified and must be."

There are two initial steps to quantification of outcome objectives, ‘Scale + Levels.’

First the ‘Quantification Scale’ needs to be defined.

Then interesting levels...

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Clean slate VS Build on the existing system? - And what does Tesla do?

Sep 18, 2018
 

What do you think is the best way forward if you must improve a legacy system that is difficult to change and expensive to maintain? 

Clean slate or Build on the existing system?

What do you think?

 

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Trevor Lea-Cox - ValueFirst Expert Interview

Aug 07, 2018

 

Book Reading Recommendations from Trevor Lea-Cox

Competitive Engineering
Author: Tom Gilb

The Fifth Discipline Fieldbook: Strategies and Tools for building a Learning Organization. 
Lead author: Peter Senge.  Nicholas Brealey Publishing.

Business Model Generation
Authors:...

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Richard Smith - ValueFirst Expert Interview

Apr 30, 2018

 

 

Richard J. Smith - MBCS

email: [email protected]

website: www.rsbatechnology.co.uk

 

The Price Sentinel Kill Switch

Extra Extra - Richard Smith shares his experience from one of the Investment Banking projects where he used ValueFirst.  

Price...

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Sergio does ValueFirst! And he lets you follow along on the journey.

Apr 13, 2018

Sergio Uribe will use ValueFirst on his ambitious project. And he will share the journey. We will post the progress right here as it unfolds. Enjoy!

 

Day 1 - Introduction & How do I start?

 

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What Does 00.08% Improvement in System Availability Cost?

Mar 27, 2018
 

Do you have control over these Values in your project?

Please tell me, does it make you laugh or cry?

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Are you Value Focused - Operational Costs

Mar 20, 2018
 

Most people agree that we need to focus on delivering Values.
Most method people say their method does just that.
But do they?

 

Operational-Costs

Scale: monthly costs in € spent on Operating the System.
Status [today] 50 000.-
Goal [future date] 20 000.-
Operating: defined as: ....
System:...

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