IpX and Project Performance International (PPI) Announce Strategic Collaboration
01/07/2019INSTITUTE FOR PROCESS EXCELLENCE (IpX) AND PROJECT PERFORMANCE INTERNATIONAL (PPI) Announce Strategic Collaboration
January 7th, 2019 - IpX and PPI today entered into a strategic collaboration to expand IpX product offerings to include PPI’s globally and industry-renowned 5-day Systems Engineering public and onsite training courses as part of the IpX’s catalogue starting in Q1 of 2019.
This new strategic collaboration will focus on optimizing the natural interdependencies and alignments between Enterprise Configuration Management and Systems Engineering in helping companies achieve Integrated Process Excellence.
About Project Performance International:
The mission of PPI is to improve the performance of its clients and the lives of their people by improving the practice of engineering, based on systems thinking, and using the principles and methods of systems engineering.
PPI is an industry leader in Systems Engineering and Requirements Engineering training and discipline definition, with over 20 years of direct involvement in the development of the latest international standards, and many other initiatives. PPI has contributed to society through the training of over 13,000 professionals worldwide, working in almost every imaginable application domain of engineering, from aerospace to motor racing.
PPI’s training philosophy is to intensely focus on sound principles based on historical evidence, and on the astute application of these principles, therefore creating the greatest possible value for the enterprise.
The PPI team includes three former INCOSE chapter presidents and a current INCOSE chapter president. PPI Managing Director, Robert Halligan is a former member of the Board of Directors of INCOSE, a former INCOSE Ambassador, and a former President of the Systems Engineering Society of Australia. He is an Honorary Member of INCOSE Brasil, and of the Korean Council on Systems Engineering. Another PPI team member of note is Mr Randall Illif, who was a Founding Member of INCOSE 26 years ago, served as Chair of the Commercial Practices Working Group and remains active to this day as the INCOSE Liaison to the Project Management Institute (PMI).
About the Institute for Process Excellence:
IpX is best known for the creation of the industry changing CM2 certification program initiated in 1986. Today, IpX remains the global enterprise standard for configuration and change management. CM2 provides a comprehensive methodology for managing the configuration (hierarchical set of information) of a product, system, and/or service throughout its life. As product complexity increases and organizations become more reliant on their supply chains, managing change throughout the organization and the supply chain is an increasing challenge.
IpX services sector focuses on enterprise-wide changes that produce sustainable digital transformation and functional business improvements. Our industry leading True North Calibration model provides the methods to navigate the journey of complexities within today's environment. IpX's mission is to help clients plan and achieve their transformation strategy, improve their core business and operating standards, embrace the digital wave, maximize efficiency, and implement sustainable growth initiatives.
We have rich domain knowledge, solutions and expertise to help organizations implement phased and manageable initiatives where business results are dependent on people shifting their behaviours and mindsets to achieve sustainable value.