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Building a solid project schedule requires an understanding of the deliverables and the business' culture. This 31-page PDF will give you pointers on building a schedule that is flexible enough to address the unexpected, while being strong enough to keep the initiative on track.
Creating a meaningful schedule is one of the biggest challenges facing project managers. If scheduling becomes too granular, the project plan can become rigid and unresponsive to the realities of business. If the schedule is too generic, it fails to truly reflect the scope and purpose of the project.
This PDF is the outline of a gantthead.com webinar on how to create and manage schedules effectively. A few key tips you will find in the 31-page document: Remember who the schedule is actually for, and be sure to meet the same standards imposed on other IT operations.
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