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.

RIP Critical Chain?  

Proggio

Critical chain is not dead, but after many years of it being the primary technique for analyzing schedules and prioritizing tasks, there’s a better alternative today. In the past, you could identify 1000 dependencies, pull out the critical chain, and focus on it.

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Top 13 Project Management Methodologies and Styles

Azendoo

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.

2016 204

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

Redbooth

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.

Top 20 Project Management Methodologies & their Scions: Which One You Should Choose & Why?

Taskque

It is critical the right project management methodology based on project needs and avoid making common project management mistakes to drive your projects to success. Critical Path Method. Critical Chain Project Management. Scrum. Critical Path Method. If you are working on a project that has many dependent tasks, then the critical path method should be your choice, as it is the only project management methodology that takes task dependency into account.

Top 20 Project Management Methodologies & their Scions: Which One You Should Choose & Why?

Taskque

It is critical the right project management methodologies based on project needs and avoid making common project management mistakes to drive your projects to success. Critical Path Method. Critical Chain Project Management. Scrum. Critical Path Method.

The Definitive Guide to Project Management Methodologies

Workamajig

Scrum. Scrum isn't a fully-featured project management methodology. While it borrows the principles and processes from Agile, Scrum has its own specific methods and tactics for dealing with project management. While scrum is agile, agile isn’t scrum.".

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.

2015 159

Multi-Project Management: All You Should Know About

Epicflow Blog

Scrum. Critical Chain. Critical Path. For example, when using Agile, apply Scrum or Kanban principles. . As you multiply the success of your business and it gets bigger, you face the challenge of managing more than 1 project at a time.

Project Management Tools and Techniques That Really Work

nTask

The classical technique is an amazing procedure which includes a proper plan to cover all of the upcoming work activities, which tasks are to be performed and what should be the chain of application that defines which task to do first, allocating proper and resources to the tasks according to their importance, providing and receiving proper feedback from the team which helps in team building and also monitoring the quality of the work done and how are the deadlines being met by the team.

5 Insane Project Management Techniques in Today’s Market

nTask

You can also squeeze in Scrum methodologies with AUP since they offers a lot of wiggle room for diversified processes. It all depends on the implementation of Sprint, Scrum Meetings in Agile and such other variables that help to offer a customized experience to project managers.

Multi-Project Management: All You Should Know About

Epicflow Blog

Scrum. Critical Chain. Critical Path. For example, when using Agile, apply Scrum or Kanban principles. . As you multiply the success of your business and it gets bigger, you face the challenge of managing more than 1 project at a time. The more projects you have, the more complicated the process is. The ability to control all the projects in the company is called multi-project management. . Multi-Project Management Core.

The Best 53 Project Management Blogs You Should Be Reading

Paymo App

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?

2018 111

The 30 Most Popular Project Management Articles from 2017

MavenLink

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.

2017 98

Embracing an Innovative Mindset

Tony Adams

Standard project delivery approaches (Waterfall, Agile, Critical Chain, Prince 2, Lean, Scrum and Extreme Project Management) remain de rigeur, each deconstructing project effort to smaller, more manageable components – without addressing the complexity of environment within which they are applied.

Project Management Glossary: 200+ Terms PMs Frequently Use

Epicflow Blog

is a situation when a certain process affects the capacity of the chain because of its limited capacity. . Critical Activities . are critical path planned activities. Critical Chain . Critical Path . Scrum .

Project Management Glossary: 200+ Terms PMs Frequently Use

Epicflow Blog

is a situation when a certain process affects the capacity of the chain because of its limited capacity. . Critical Activities . are critical path planned activities. Critical Chain . Critical Path . Scrum .

Applicability of Agile/Lean/Kanban Methods for fixed scope/budget projects (with short duration)

Sudipta Lahiri

In this case, would it make more sense to go for: a) Pure Critical chain or Microsoft project plan based date based approach b) Combination approach: Critical chain based planning followed by Kanban execution. If using SCRUM, defined planning activity.

2014 26

Top 12 Most Relevant Project Management Books You Need to Read

ActiveCollab

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

ActiveCollab

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.