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Critical Chain in Managing Multiple Projects

LiquidPlanner

Critical Path invented in the 1950s. Critical Chain Method invented in 1997 . We often still over estimate the project timeline. What is the “planning fallacy”? Critical Chain uses common sense considerations that are ignored in most other methods. The planning fallacy happens to the best of us.

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Critical Chain in Project Management: A Quick Guide

ProjectManager.com

Project managers love a good plan. Every phase of a project is important, but perhaps the most critical to a successful end is the planning and managing of resources. Think of it as a critical chain. This is Critical Chain Project Management (CCPM). What Is the Critical Chain Method?

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In defense of Critical Chain

Kiron Bondale

One of the more subtle changes in the Sixth Edition of the PMBOK Guide is the elimination of all references to Critical Chain Method (CCM). I was unable to convince team members to provide such aggressive estimates given the organization’s prevailing culture. Obsess over milestones and not individual tasks.

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Quick and Easy: The Difference between Critical Chain And Critical Path

Inloox

Critical chain The critical chain is a resource-oriented method and represents the longest chain of tasks, taking into account limited resources and is used with the aim of achieving the minimum project duration. This chart helps you identify which projects to prioritize with the critical chain method.

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Quick and Easy: The Difference between Critical Chain And Critical Path

Inloox

Critical chain The critical chain is a resource-oriented method and represents the longest chain of tasks, taking into account limited resources and is used with the aim of achieving the minimum project duration. This chart helps you identify which projects to prioritize with the critical chain method.

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Why You Should Use Ranged Estimation for Your Projects

LiquidPlanner

I my first 15 years, I used single-point estimation to build project schedules. The next ten years I used ranged estimations with traditional Gantt chart project scheduling software tools – this was better but cumbersome. Ranged estimation has been around since the introduction of PERT and the three-point estimation method.

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Why Use What-If Scenario Planning in Project Management

LiquidPlanner

New thinking prompted action, a plan was approved,, budgets authorized, and training developed. Why didn’t anyone speak up sooner to plan using the what-if scenario planning method? LiquidPlanner allows you to plot out the plan and incorporate the unknowns with variation, the most basic requirement in planning. .