The 1%-10% Rule is used to determine the proper level of detail while breaking down the work of a project. The rule states that the lowest level of activities in the WBS of a project should have a duration no less than 1% of the project duration and not more than 10% of the project duration.
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3-Points is a technique that involves people that are professional in the task we are estimating by this technique. In three-point estimation, three figures are produced initially for every distribution that is required, based on prior experience or best-guesses:
5S represents Japanese words that describe the steps of a workplace organization process. English equivalent words are shown in parenthesis.
5W2H is a very simple and effective technique for guiding people simply and clearly, as well as understanding certain situations (needs, problems), documenting them, identifying alternatives and generating an action plan to solve them.
The 7 Cs provide a checklist to make sure your meetings, emails, conference calls, reports and presentations are well built and clear - so your audience gets your message.
You have probably read or heard of the magic formula “7% of communication is transmitted by words, 38% by tone of voice and 55% by body language!”, described as a universal rule of communication. Is this really so?
The accounting technique, which identifies all costs associated with individual activities comprising a project or process, irrespective of its place within an organizational structure. For example, ABC assigns product costs, based on the activities that are required to produce a product. By identifying the product’s cost drivers and its corresponding activities, this technique also allows for identification of non-value-adding activities and opportunities for cost reductions through reengineering or redesign.
A short, unique numeric or text identification assigned to each schedule activity to differentiate that project activity from other activities. Typically unique within any one project schedule network diagram....
A technique used to describe a specific activity in order to enable improvements and facilitate strong activity management.
The affinity diagram is a convergent thinking tool used to organize or "cluster" ideas and data. It is one of the Seven Management and Planning Tools. People have been grouping data into groups based on natural relationships for thousands of years; however, the term affinity diagram was devised by Jiro Kawakita in the 1960s and is sometimes referred to as the KJ Method.