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Vornel Walker Vice President - Product Marketing
Moneyball, Chefs & Fragnets - How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
few recent movies have caused my “business juices” to start flowing.
The first a few years ago was Moneyball, a true story, where Brad Pitt
plays a baseball team manager who works with a statistician to build a
winning team based on team synergy instead of expensive superstars.
about getting things down to one number. Using stats, the way we read
them, we’ll find value in players that no one else can see. People are
overlooked for a variety of biased reasons and perceived flaws.”
second film is Chef, where a chef decides to purchase a food truck and
hit the road, offering the best Cuban sandwiches he can make. Great
story, but being a marketer what really got to me were the little things
his young son did along the way, using social media, to promote the
enterprise – priceless!
So where do “Fragnets” come in. Well a
Fragnet, in the old Primavera world, stood for "fragments of networks"
that defined sets of tasks that could be used as work templates that may
be deployed in multiple instances as portions of an overall project.
But the bottom line is that these repetitive
tasks that fragnets represent should not be taken for granted, they
offer great opportunities for improved efficiencies, greater worker
satisfaction and quality of deliverables.
yourself a favor and have a look at improving synergies, identifying
the little things that can make a big difference, and improving those
repetitious processes that cause frustration, and often introduce
mistakes in to your processes.