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). Scrum incorporates this principle by focusing team efforts on sprint goals and commitments and not just on individual tasks.

A Super-Quick Guide to PERT, Critical Path, and All the Other Ways to Manage a Project


Most project managers are familiar with Agile and the Scrum Board. In this short guide, we’ll look at several established project management systems, including PERT, Critical Path, and Critical Chain, to help you find new ways to make your next project a success.

How to pick a project management methodology

Moira Alexander

Critical Path Method (CPM) is a step-by-step methodology used for projects with interdependent activities. It outlines critical and non-critical activities by calculating the “longest” (on the critical path) and “shortest” (float) time to complete tasks to determine which activities are critical and which are not. Scrum (named after rugby) is a part of the agile framework and is also iterative in nature.

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Top 13 Project Management Methodologies and Styles


5 – Critical Path. Critical path is a step-by-step method that works well for projects that have tasks which are dependent on one another. With the critical path managing style, interdependent activities are easily managed. 8 – Critical chain. 10 – Scrum.

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9 Project Management Techniques That Will Immediately Improve Your Results


Scrum. Scrum is a project management technique that comes from a group of processes known as the Agile Development Framework. The Scrum technique has a team working on a project for a set period of time, known as a sprint. Critical Chain Project Management.

The Best 53 Project Management Blogs You Should Be Reading

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What to expect: Mike’s blog helps software development teams improve their work through Agile and Scrum. These will give you the incentive and knowledge to implement Agile and Scrum in your own organization. Episode 057: Critical Chain Project Management. What is Scrum?

What Is Project Management? A Comprehensive Guide


New methodologies, such as Critical Path, Time Constraints philosophy, SCRUM, and Agile, arrived and gained popularity. This is critical if you want to improve going forward. Critical Path Method? —?First, Scrum? —?Also

The 30 Most Popular Project Management Articles from 2017


Scrum agile project management: The smart person's guide (TechRepublic). Summary: A go-to guide on scrum, a popular agile project management framework. You'll learn scrum terminology, how to use the methodology in software and product development projects, and more.

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Top 12 Most Relevant Project Management Books You Need to Read


The book compares agile to waterfall, breaks down various agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban, XP, FDD, Lean, Crystal, etc.), Critical Chain by Eliyahu M. Project management is a big topic, ( there are 13,000 book on project management alone on Amazon ).

Top 12 Most Relevant Project Management Books You Need to Read


The book compares agile to waterfall, breaks down various Agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban, XP, FDD, Lean, etc.), The Goal / Critical Chain by Eliyahu M. They teach important project management concepts - theory of constraints and critical chain - through story.