Category Archives: Schedule

Project Management Schedule Techniques

Pump Up Your Project Management Skills with These Strategies

23 May 2013 - 02:33 PM under Best Practices, Communication, Leadership, Schedule | Posted by

This article by Jennifer Morris is a great reminder on some excellent project management communications basics. Be sure to watch this pmStudent mini-lesson for Quick Communication Tips too! There is always room for improvement in project management and new ways to get ahead in the game. Whether you are new to the world of project […]

Is Time Buffering Dishonest?

09 Aug 2012 - 06:39 PM under Schedule | Posted by PMStudent

Hello Josh, I have been following your site and information for some time now and have always found it to be helpful and insightful. I have a question that to be honest I never really thought about until yesterday. The topic is on the project management best practice of time buffering. It is common and […]

Small Projects: How To Rock Them

21 Apr 2011 - 05:52 AM under Cost, Grab Bag, Kanban, Schedule, Scope | Posted by PMStudent

Feeling like your small projects aren’t giving you the experience you need? ?I know where you’re coming from. It’s how “accidental” project managers like us start out. ?Small businesses, small projects, small teams. I’ve worked in environments like this in the past, and currently?volunteer for several non-profits where this is the case. ?My activities with […]

Oracle Primavera Enterprise PPM Virtual Summit

10 Feb 2011 - 06:56 AM under Change Management, Cost, Estimation, PPM/PMO, Risk, Schedule, Tools | Posted by

Guest post by Travis Anderson Earn PDUs while learning how Oracle Primavera is adamant about riding the world of project failure. Get started by visiting the registration screen at Oracle Primavera Enterprise PPM Virtual Summit. http://vshow.on24.com/vshow/primavera2010/#home Once you get your login information, go to the Auditorium and watch Joel Koppelman, Sr. VP & GM of […]

Scheduling as Premature Elaboration: You?re Doing It Wrong

16 Sep 2010 - 07:40 AM under Estimation, Requirements, Schedule, Scope | Posted by PMStudent

Scheduling is what project management is all about, right? Among the plethora of project management tools available, what aspect is most widely promoted? Jumping right into MS Project or any other scheduling tool is a mistake. Projects like this are built on very unstable footing, and it’s likely they will fall apart in some way. […]

Critical Path: Obsolete?

23 Mar 2010 - 05:09 AM under Schedule | Posted by

Perhaps it is time for ?Critical Path? to take a graceful bow ? and exit with dignity. Perhaps its day has come!

Be sure to check out this thought-provoking presentation and the interesting comments and discussion.