Sustainable project management

Posted on: February 20th, 2012 by admin

I mentioned in my last post that I would be talking about schedules and confidence level of same. And I’m working on that. But in the meantime, I was talking to a colleague and friend of mine who hosts his own blog. In my opinion, he and his partner may have hit upon something that […]

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How to determine a confidence level in your project schedule – Part One

Posted on: February 8th, 2012 by admin 2 Comments

Recently I was asked to work on a project wherein I had to create a Master Schedule for release of a customer product. Basically, the situation was that there were 5 team leaders, not all of whom fully understood their workflow and not all of whom had ever been in a room together for more […]

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How to determine a confidence level in your project schedule – Part Two

Posted on: February 6th, 2012 by admin

I had planned to post the last part of my short series on schedule confidence today. And I will do that shortly after this brief digression. But a gentleman named Tony Welsh, president of a company named Barbecana made an insightful comment in regards to my last post that you may not have seen. His basic […]

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How to determine a confidence level in your project schedule – Part Three

Posted on: February 4th, 2012 by admin 2 Comments

This post constitutes the third and last session of my discussion of how to determine confidence level in your schedule. You can look in the archives for previous posts:: -Dependencies. I’m a firm believer that a schedule should show as many dependencies as possible. So, “hard” dependencies occur when A must happen before B.  And […]

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