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Projects in an environment that involves multiple shifts can have a variety of challenges, including inefficient resource utilization, knowledge transfer gaps, increased risks, and increased costs. This presentation will address the challenges described and introduce staggered scheduling as a means to improve multi-shift scheduling environments.
Myles Miller brings us different and better approaches to allow us to deal with our project constraints in a more positive way. He covers:
- Project limitations and constraint types
- Methodologies to address schedule constraints
- Examples of how to handle constraints
- Best practices and recommendations
PMI President and CEO Mark Langley kicks off the 2014 Scheduling Conference and discusses shifting customer demands, the importance of execution and PMI's Talent Triangle.
Peter Taylor brings his engaging style and concept of "productive laziness" to bear on the increasing pressure and never-ending demand for more from today's project managers. Kristy Tan Neckowicz provides the introduction and discusses PMI's Scheduling Practice.
Join Nader Rad as he shares his insight on how to plan a project in an Agile environment. He will share:
- The difference between a development process and a management process.
- The difference between a predictive (Traditional) and an adaptive (Agile) lifecycle.
- An example of an adaptive lifecycle (Scrum) and the type of project planning involved in it.
Pat Weaver talks about what is needed to successfully get projects to "done":
- On time
- On budget
- To the satisfaction of the stakeholders
He provides a practical framework for achieving this and identifies key reasons why so many projects fail to do so.
Jonathan Japka kicked off the sessions at the 2014 Scheduling conference with a Scheduling overview. He provides are review of Scope Management, including programs, projects, work breakdown structure, deliverables and sub-deliverables. He follows with a good look at Time Management including milestones, activities, logic diagrams, critical path, relationship tyoes, baselines, activity progress and analysis.