Survey to determine how project managers lose control
A survey supported by the Australian Research Council will set out to investigate the causes of project blowouts, compare governance systems and practices that may contribute to or mitigate blowouts, and develop a model to predict and avoid project blowouts.
Project controls versus project schedules
Project controls are a misnomer, says Pat Weaver, they don’t control projects at all. A well designed project schedule on the other hand…
“The project schedule has two key roles to play, firstly as a tool to develop a common understanding of the optimum approach for achieving the project objectives and then as a flexible tool to measure the inevitable deviations from the plan and re-assess the best way forward.”