If you are using Earned Value, you can create an S Curve that shows your planned value across time. As you add actuals and take earnings, you can show the AC curve and EV curve and compare it ...
From being a Tester to a Developer then to a service support engineer, I am now responsible for program coordination and resource management (Yes it is a big shift), along with some Project management ...
One of the functional units involved with most of our projects has a philosophy of "just-in-time" completion of deliverables. I believe that the root cause of this is understaffing or inefficient use ...
Schedule Compression Ratio How do you calculate schedule compression ratio? When and why would you do it? What does it tell you? What benefit does this bring to a project manager? Are there ...
As a PMO project coach, I am often asked to review the time schedule of projects. Some are detailed schedules in MS Project while some are high level (capacity) planning in a spreadsheet. There are ...
What is the best method(s) to keep software projects on track when the requirements are loosely defined? (i.e. Just general functional concepts provided).
We are using MS Project 2010 to manage our projects. We have a subcontractor that works on the same project. They report differently within their company than we do. So, we had him break apart his ...