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  • Extreme over-runs and what we can learn member content open

    By Williams, Terry All projects deliver value, even those that fail: It is the lessons that project professionals learn from failed projects that often generate a significant knowledge of using tools and techniques.…

  • The special challenges of project management under fixed-price contracts member content open

    By Lowden, George | Thornton, John Performing a project under a fixed-price contract is more risky than other projects. Fortunately, many of the risks inherent in managing a fixed-price project can be mitigated during the development…

  • Stop reacting, it's too late! Start to anticipate! member content open

    By Lazar, Olivier Project management is an activity of anticipation, not reaction. If you ever have to react, it means that the problem has already occurred -- that you're already out of budget, timeline, and scope.…

  • Integrated cost and schedule project risk analysis member content open

    By Hulett, David T. Project costs often exceed their estimates because those estimates do not take into consideration the uncertainties in the estimates of duration of project activities. Cost risk can be most…

  • Lessons learned from risk situations in projects member content open

    By Alves, Roberto Antônio Over the past fifteen years, Brazilian companies working on industrial projects--primarily within the mining sector--registered more than 300 risk situations. This paper synthesizes these situations…

  • Six (yes six!) constraints member content open

    By Siegelaub, Jay M. Project professionals have long recognized cost, time, and scope as the constraints influencing a project's outcome. Prince2 has expanded this list to include quality, benefits, and risks. This…

  • Project risk analysis to support strategic and project management member content open

    By El-Mehalawi, Mohamed E. Successful project cost and schedule risk management is always capable of informing project management of "where the project is" and "where the project is going" in the future. Current project…

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    Configuration management member content open

    By Canepari, John E. Configuration Management addresses the need for establishing a methodology to control the various elements of the change and validation processes. The general definition of Configuration Management…

  • Project termination member content open

    By Sohmen, Victor The final termination date of the typical project has a tendency to be somewhat later when formally commissioned than that projected during the pre-execution segment of the project life cycle. A…

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    Real-world Monte Carlo analysis member content open

    By Cook, Michael S. One of the most difficult project management tasks is the estimation of project costs and the development of the project baseline and budget. This is especially true in industries where each project…