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

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Top 10 Project Management Methodologies – An Overview

Scrum Methodology. What It Is: Scrum is a short “sprint” approach to managing projects. The scrum methodology is It’s ideal for teams of no more than 10 people, and often is wedded to two-week cycles with short daily meetings, known as daily scrum meetings. It’s led by what is called a Scrum master.


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Project Management Framework Types, Key Elements & Best Practices

Some common ones include scrum , the waterfall methodology , PRINCE2 and more. Popular ones include PRINCE2, CCPM (critical chain project management), scrum (primarily used in development environments) and the waterfall methodology. Project Framework vs. Project Methodology. This can be a common source of confusion.

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Project Management Techniques That Deliver Results


The “scrum team”–a phrase coined after the popular rugby football huddle–would work aggressively on specific assignments in a short period, much like sprinting to the finish line. While this planning and management technique employs a lot of strategies, perhaps one of the most important to highlight is the daily scrum meetings.

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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. In the late 1990s, Critical Chain was introduced.

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How to pick a project management methodology

Moira Alexander

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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7 Essential Steps to Robust Project Scheduling


You can use scheduling methods such as a critical path or critical chain to ensure your milestones are well-defined and organized. A popular project scheduling method among agile & scrum projects, Kanban boards make it super easy to schedule, view and assign tasks. Step 6: Discuss With Stakeholders. Kanban Boards.

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