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Risk Mitigation in Project Management

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Risk is something every leader knows well. We all need to become comfortable with some risks. We are never going to eliminate all risks. What Is Risk Mitigation? It involves a process that we’ll explore in a moment but basically addresses the top risks in order to fully protect the project. Learn more.

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Rough Order of Magnitude (ROM): Understanding ROM Estimates

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Rough order of magnitude (ROM) can help you better estimate project costs. But what is ROM and how can you calculate ROM estimates? We’ll explain the process, define the term and detail the steps for making a rough order of magnitude estimate. As noted, the rough order of magnitude is a technique to estimate project costs.

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Project Estimate Template

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The more accurate your estimates, the more likely you’ll keep to your budget and deliver a project on time. Using a project estimate template is the perfect way to get your project planning on the right track. Download the Project Estimate Template. Download the Project Estimate Template. When to Use an Estimate Template.

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Estimate at Completion: A Complete Guide + Template

Rebel’s Guide to PM

There is a project management formula that will help answer those questions. In this article, I’ll explain what Estimate at Completion is for project managers, how to use it (because there are 4 different ways) and give you examples. What is EAC in project management? What is the formula for estimate at completion?

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8 Free Risk Management Templates for Excel

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If there’s one thing you can be certain of when managing a project, it’s change. Although it’s impossible to predict the future, with these free risk management templates, you can better prepare for the unexpected and be more apt to keep your project on track. However, templates can only do so much.

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Software Development Estimation: A Quick Guide

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Software development estimation is an essential part of many projects. Despite its importance, software development estimation is often overlooked. Maybe that’s because it’s difficult to estimate properly. Let’s explore how software development estimation works and its techniques and tools. Learn more.

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Ask a PM: How to Get Proper Estimates

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Dear Elizabeth: I work in a technical team as a project manager. How do you deal with a team that refuses to estimate how long tasks will take? It is difficult to estimate when the task is too big. If the tasks are too chunky, it will be too challenging to come up with anything like a realistic estimate.

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