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Project Management techniques describe the ways that we gather information, communicate, and generally get things done in the most efficient and effective way. The techniques listed below are wiki pages because there are so many different ways of approaching PM problems. Please use these and improve them - adding more as you see fit If you have a better example, please adjust ours. If your approach was different, let everyone else know what worked better. The edited pages will carry your username - so as you make ProjectManagement.com better, we'll make you famous.

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Business Change Analysis

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A technique used to integrate all change activities into a total "business sequence change" program. All aspects of managerial, operational, social and technological change must be driven by the needs of the business (enterprise). All changes are identified and prioritized for proper sequencing to maximize the benefit stream vis-a-vis constraints.

Critical Path Analysis

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'An analysis technique used to identify the critical (essential) and non-critical (non-essential) activities associated with a business process or work plan and the amount of float (slack) associated with each noncritical activity'. The result of the analysis defines the critical path, a sequential set of related and essential steps that compri...

Cycle Time Analysis

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A technique that examines the total length of time an activity needs to complete its cycle. It is measured by the amount of time that an input to a business activity requires to be transformed to an output. Where a process consists of multiple activities, the cycle time for any given activity is the time between previous activity compl...

Facilitation

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A set of techniques used by a workshop leader, or facilitator, to improve the operation of a workshop or project team meeting. The benefits of applying facilitation techniques include:

Gap Analysis

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A set of techniques to examine and describe the gap between current performance and desired future goals. The gaps can include:

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