Project management network diagrams are used for schedule preparation and analysis. They use a combination of nodes and arrows to pictorially depict activities and relationships among those activities. Since they are used for developing project management schedule, they are also called Project Schedule Network Diagrams and Logical Network Diagrams. You will find an in-depth orientation … Read more Project Management Network Diagrams: Examples & Explanation
Pessimist – We are going Down. Optimist – We cannot go down any further. Now the only way is Up. Realist – Let us analyze the current situation and decide what best can be done. Humans, by nature, are usually optimistic. Project Managers (unless they are from another Galaxy) follow the same trait. Recently, I … Read more Why Optimism is BAD for the Projects?
A project is scheduled to FAIL from start. This is a very strong statement albeit true. I have noticed this phenomenon many times during my experience. Let me explain. Project Managers rarely understand good scheduling concepts/techniques. Even if they understand, good concepts/techniques are rarely used while developing project schedule. What are good scheduling concepts/techniques? These … Read more Did You Know That A project Is Scheduled To FAIL?
Everything you wanted to know about the Critical Path Method Critical Path…It sounds like the most important path of the project. It is certainly the most important path, but at the same time it is also one of the most important concepts of the project management. You would already know that the importance of Critical … Read more 19 Frequently Asked Questions on the Critical Path Method
In this post, I have solved a small question on Precedence Diagramming Method (PDM) that is used to draw project management network diagrams. There are a number of PDM Questions in the PMP Exam. I have taken a small network diagram example to showcase how PDM PMP questions can be solved using sequence of 4 … Read more 4 Sure-Fire Steps to Solve PDM PMP Questions – Precedence Diagramming Method Example
I have written this article to explain the difference between Total Float and Free Float in Critical Path Method (CPM). You will find a complete in-depth explanation of different types of floats in project management this article, which includes free & total float formulas for doing CPM calculations and definitions, meaning, & example of floats. … Read more Total Float vs Free Float: Formulas & Calculations For Critical Path Method