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Compendium of Works to Increase Probability of Project Success

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Project Performance Management (#PPM). Technical Performance Measures (#TPM). Cost, Schedule, and Technical Performance Management (#CSTPM). Governance (#Governance). Those units always start with Measures of Effectiveness and Measures of Performance.

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How to Talk About Estimates

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We can't talk about estimates or estimate, without also talking about the precision and accuracy of the estimate (the noun) after we have performed the estimate (the verb). . What is an estimate?

4 Fallacious Reasons to Estimate and Why Those Are Fallacious

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This is a recurring theme of #NoEstimates it's a waste to me the developer, I'd rather be coding , I'm not good at estimating , I see no value in my making estimating when you're just going to use them against me when I'm late and over budget.

Fallacy of the Day

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Project Controls are Management Actions, either preplanned to achieve the desired result, or taken as a corrective measure prompted by the monitoring process. In the Project Controls paradigm, Value is a measurable attribute of the project controls process - a Closed Loop Control measure.

Five Immutable Principles of Project Success

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Without these measures, Done will usually mean . Without these measures, Done will usually mean we ran out of time and money. . Measuring the effectiveness of these resources is needed to take corrective actions to assure we have enough to finish the project on time.

Risk Management in Five Easy Pieces, with Apologies to Jack

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Managing Cost, Schedule, & Technical Performance Risk Is The Basis Of Good Project Management. Certain information about key project cost, performance, and schedule attributes are often unknown until the project is underway.

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Biases in Project Management and How to Remove Them

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What dos Done look like in units of measure meaningful to the decision makers? What is the Plan to reach done at the needed time for the needed budget, with the needed outcomes? Andersson, Journal of Risk and Uncertainty , 54(1), June 2017. [3]

Biases in Project Management and How to Remove Them

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What dos Done look like in units of measure meaningful to the decision makers? What is the Plan to reach done at the needed time for the needed budget, with the needed outcomes? What are the measures of physical percent complete needed to inform the decision makers of progress to plan in order to take corrective or preventive actions to stay on plan? Andersson, Journal of Risk and Uncertainty , 54(1), June 2017. [3]

Cone of Uncertainty - Part Cinq

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The Cone is a project management framework describing the uncertainty aspects of estimates (cost and schedule) and other project attributes (cost, schedule, and technical performance parameters). The Cone is NOT the result of the project's past performance.

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Cone of Uncertainty - Part Deux

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The Cone is a project management framework describing the uncertainty aspects of estimates or any other project attribute (in this post, cost, schedule, and technical performance parameters). There can be cost and schedule performance measures as well.

Cone of Uncertainty - Part Cinq (Updated)

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The Cone is a project management framework describing the uncertainty aspects of estimates (cost and schedule) and other project attributes (cost, schedule, and technical performance parameters). The Cone of Uncertainty describes the evolution of the measure of uncertainty during a project.

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Cone of Uncertainty - Part Trois

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The Cone is a project management framework describing the uncertainty aspects of estimates (cost and schedule) and other project attributes (cost, schedule, and technical performance parameters). The Cone is NOT the result of the project's past performance.

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What is an Estimate? What is Estimating?

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There are several partitions of this information that are common in building the Performance Measurement Baseline (PMB). The PMB is a time phased, budgeted description of the project. Several other government estimating organizations.