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Schedule Estimating Threshold

March 12 2017

Schedule Estimating Threshold

When you create a schedule you generally don’t know enough to enter all of the detailed activities the first time though. Instead, you identify large chunks of…

Manage the Schedule for Small Projects

February 27 2017

Manage the Schedule for Small Projects
All projects need a schedule. If you have a small project perhaps the schedule is a simple checklist or Excel spreadsheet. As projects get…

Define the Objectives of Your Project

February 13 2017

Define the Objectives of Your Project
Objectives are concrete statements that describe the things the project is trying to achieve. They are included in your Project Charter. An objective should…

Four Steps to Show the Value of Training

December 19 2016

Four Steps to Show the Value of Training
Many businesses struggle with whether they are getting their money’s worth in sending employees to training classes. This question can be applied…

Three Techniques for Scope Change Management

November 21 2016

Three Techniques for
Scope Change Management
1. Hold Everyone Accountable for Scope Management

Many scope management processes work well at the project manager level, but get compromised by team members. If the…

Five Steps Before Estimating Work

November 7 2016

Five Steps Before Estimating Work
Estimating is hard enough. It is even harder if you are not prepared. Estimating a 20 hour chunk of work is not so hard. Estimating…

The Power of the Aligned Organization

October 24 2016

The Power of the Aligned Organization
 

When was the last time you rode in a car with wheels that were not properly aligned? Chances are it was a pretty rough…

Four Responsibilities of Executives on Projects

October 10 2016

Four Responsibilities of
Executives on Projects
An executive has administrative or supervisory authority in an organization. That authority is used in a number of ways on projects. An executive is typically…