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Project risk management can fail for many reasons – faulty assumptions, overlooked events, bias (conscious and subconscious) or a poor schedule foundation.Read on to explore the top reasons for failure and provided tips on how to get it right.
When it comes to project management, there is no one way to define success. For many, it is an on-time, on-budget finish. But what if it didn’t meet customer expectations? What if the project was late but exceeded stake holder expectations? Read on to see what defines project success and techniques businesses can employ to develop their own definition.
One day of delay can mean thousands of dollars lost for major capital expenditure projects. While there are dozens of reasons for projects to be delayed, the root causes can be summarized into these three categories: organizational silos, process differences and multiple technologies.
You’ve gone to a lot of effort to analyze project risk and determine the best way to respond to it. Now, how do you best sell your findings to the powers that be? Read on to find out…
If you’re familiar with schedule risk analysis, you’re already well on your way to understanding the basics behind cost risk analysis. Read on to learn about the similarities (and differences) between the two, and for helpful guidance on how to perform an effective cost risk analysis on your next project.
Every project manager can probably relate - the project starts off great, fresh from kick-off the team is optimistic and the path to success is clear. But soon problems arise and before you know it, you are headed for a late project delivery. For the DoD, that can mean the delay of urgent capabilities to the warfighter. For a contractor, it can impact your profitability and reputation…
For project and portfolio managers there can be tremendous value in implementing Agile and Earned Value Management (EVM) together. However, to implement them together successfully, there are differences between the two that must be considered for closer alignment.
So you’ve run a schedule risk analysis on your project…now what? All of your work so far has been leading up to one very important decision – how to mitigate those risks. Read on to learn some helpful tips and tricks related to schedule risk mitigation.