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  • PM Network

    Relating risks

    By Schuyler, John R. A relationship between two variables is known as a correlation, or association. A correlation coefficient, or statistic, is a measure of the degree of linear association between paired data values.…

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    Project schedule risk analysis

    By Hulett, David T. Schedule risk analysis can help project managers identify and mitigate risks and achieve a better project outcome. A popular method of schedule risk analysis that was introduced in the 1950s is the…

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    Risk management -- why?

    By Jones, Elden F. Risk management (RM) is a method of ensuring that, for a specific project, all risk events are identified, qualified, and handled. The article, relying on the principles of the PMBOK® Guide,…

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    Some fine points

    By Duncan, William R. This brief article answers questions posed by project management practitioners including, among others,what's the difference between customer and sponsor; what is the difference between sources of…

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    Risk assessment

    By Shepherd, Richard This article reports on the project management career of the author within the context of risk assessment. Like most experienced project managers, he did not begin his career with the aim of…

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    Project portfolio management

    By Levine, Harvey A. This article discusses integrating the concept of project portfolio management with traditional project management; the author briefly examines project portfolio management and risk management, tool…

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    Using project management to close the deal

    By Young, D. Allen Sales and marketing departments of companies are often making promises that the Project and R&D teams have trouble keeping, and conflicts between these two groups are commonplace within…

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    A parallel WBS for international projects

    By Grove, Cornelius | Hallowell, Willa | Smith, Cynthia J. When directing global projects, the International Project Manager (IPM) faces challenges that are both cross-border (logistical), and cross-cultural (related to differing values, assumptions, and…

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    Partnering

    By Rohan, Carter R. In the construction industry there has been recent press praising partnering as a universal solution for problems, but this press usually ignores the disputes and/or claims that sometimes arise out…

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    Opportunity management

    By Braun, Lable | Kowalczyk, Gene This article features a case study from NCR in which an opportunity management methodology was developed to ensure that the reality models for delivery projects are built to withstand the risk that…

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