Category Archives: Schedule

Project Management Schedule Techniques

Dealing with “The Date Announcer.”

It can be quite challenging when you’re working with an executive who announces deadlines without prior consultation, particularly when the deadlines seem unfeasible. We may not always have the power to change this behavior, and it’s a situation I’ve encountered myself in the past. For instance, at big conferences such as those held by Apple, […]

8 Changes You Can Make NOW to Ensure Project Success

Your project might already be in motion, but that does not mean you cannot change your processes and approaches. Continuous improvement is your responsibility. Don’t just watch what happens as your team works toward project completion, be strategic and when you see opportunities for positive changes, make them! These eight recommendations are a good place […]

Is Time Buffering Dishonest?

Filed 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

Filed 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

Filed 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 […]

Critical Path: Obsolete?

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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.