This post is to present and discuss Project Progress Charting using principles of statistical process control for managing time-critical projects that simply "must" finish as planned. The progress chart compares actual progress to planned progress as does EVM tracking, but unlike EVM tracking, Progress charts also provide early warning of a likely late finish.
The Project Management Control Chart distinguishes between minor schedule slips and problems that call for serious…Continue
Added by Marty Schmidt on February 13, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments
As any seasoned project manager knows, projects can be technical and challenging and even the most organized of project managers will run into some problems along the way. Adding to the complexity of project demands is the fact that many organizations are facing increasingly difficult market or trading conditions, so now more than ever the requirement for planning and control around management of projects is critical. A re-occurring theme that project managers face is the management of their…Continue
Added by Marian Woods on March 28, 2012 at 6:05am — No Comments
Do you, as a Project Manager, face the task of chasing 100+ project team members to find out how they spend their time while working on a particular project? This process is necessary for the organization and control of project or program as it enables the project manager to keep to the time line that has been set. Manually keeping an account of timesheets can be both an unproductive and time consuming job.
Firstly, project team members will spend time looking up the necessary…
Added by Marian Woods on March 27, 2012 at 7:01am — No Comments
In these challenging times, many organizations are faced with huge pressure to deliver change and improve business performance in order to survive. These change or transformation programs are managed via a series of projects designed to achieve certain goals be they cost reduction, new product, increased productivity or process improvement. An online project management software tool can benefit most organizations that can be faced with challenges such as project selection, project team…Continue
Added by Marian Woods on March 23, 2012 at 8:50am — No Comments
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