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What abbreviations do you use as a PM for speedy note-taking
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What abbreviations do you use as a PM for speedy note-taking?

Add your list of common abbreviations that may be helpful when note-taking
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& or +
and, plus, with

I'm sure it may have many other meanings...
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Enter your abbreviation...
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PM: project manager/project management
pj: project
pg: programme
pf: portfolio
u/s: understood
o/s: outstanding
w/c: week commencing
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2 replies by George Lewis and Wendy Champion
Aug 31, 2016 5:10 PM
George Lewis
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Elizabeth - great input...
Sep 01, 2016 9:02 AM
Wendy Champion
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George is right Elizabeth, great input. In addition to those I also use:
larger, more
less
@ action item
:) ... means I need to add 3 people resources (dots = number to reduce)
:(... means I need to reduce by 3 (see above note)
- move on, move forward, start
? ask a person something
! stop
em email
ph phone call
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mh Men hour
w with
w/o without
inv invoice
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1 reply by George Lewis
Aug 31, 2016 5:13 PM
George Lewis
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Maria - don't you think "inv" used for "invoice" be confused with "inventory" ?
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MHR = Man Hours
PM = Project Management
W/out = Without
FDN = Foundation
BLD = Building
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FU: Follow up
FO: Find out
est: Estimate
~: Approximately
--[bigger than sign] : Next step
eval: Evaluation
comm: Commissioning
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Pi sign : profit, benefit
© : corporate
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1 reply by George Lewis
Aug 31, 2016 5:11 PM
George Lewis
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Vincent - These are new for me...
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Aug 31, 2016 9:22 AM
Replying to Elizabeth Harrin
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PM: project manager/project management
pj: project
pg: programme
pf: portfolio
u/s: understood
o/s: outstanding
w/c: week commencing
Elizabeth - great input...
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Aug 31, 2016 3:47 PM
Replying to Vincent Guerard
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Pi sign : profit, benefit
© : corporate
Vincent - These are new for me...
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1 reply by Vincent Guerard
Sep 01, 2016 1:12 PM
Vincent Guerard
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Hope you like them, I used them since university
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Aug 31, 2016 10:26 AM
Replying to Mayte Mata-Sivera
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mh Men hour
w with
w/o without
inv invoice
Maria - don't you think "inv" used for "invoice" be confused with "inventory" ?
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1 reply by Stephanie Graham
Sep 01, 2016 11:21 AM
Stephanie Graham
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I think this would depend on if you're note taking for yourself or others and the environment you're in.
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