Organizations still run into many challenges while implementing ERP systems. One of the key success factors is to ensure a project is completed on time and thus avoid schedule overrun. In this article, the author introduces an approach for handling issues related to project timeline and illustrates a concrete case on utilizing this approach in the business blueprinting phase.
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Risk analysis is a wonderful tool for project managers. But in order for risk management to be useful to a project or a program, the management team will need to move past risk analysis and into taking actions based on the analysis.
The alternative to embracing change doesn’t have to be completely rejecting it. Are there ways we can introduce more flexibility to waterfall projects without losing control of change? Can traditional project execution approaches learn anything from the agile approach to change?
Dealing with one project can be quite enough, but what happens when you are juggling two or more projects? It's not easy, and those times should be approached very carefully so that no balls get dropped and projects don't end up being left out in the cold.
When setting up a schedule, you should be able to measure the quality in order for it to be accurate and useful to the project team. Setting up some quality measures will monitor the schedule and help show a truer picture of the project.
The schedule needs to stay up to date if the project is going to proceed on time and be successful. Keep these tips in mind when developing a strategy for capturing schedule updates to ensure the success of the project.
Projects get started for various different reasons--and with varying levels of understanding. The scope is one of the most important items to settle on as soon as possible at the beginning of the project.
Efficient management of employee resources puts projects on the road to success. On the same token, failing to manage resources properly can lead to project blunders, overtime, budget overflow and other damaging results.
Construction project planning requires creating detailed construction activities work schedules. Being organized with all your construction documents can minimize missing key information. Learn how to develop a clear and complete schedule, and how it can make a complex project seem a bit easier to handle.
The reality is there are no shortcuts to personal fitness--or PMP exam preparation. In this article, the seven processes in the Project Time Management knowledge area will be explored—using a different approach that might save you a few minutes!