Building Project Team

Introduction Starting a new project can be a very interesting experience, and yet it can also be a terrifying experience. Interesting or horrifying depends greatly on your level of experience. The most interesting and challenging part is actually putting the team together. There are many aspects to consider such as: What tasks need to be […]

Earned Value Project Management

Abstract Earned Value Project Management (EVPM) can be used very effectively in a typical software development project. This paper, by examining the process briefly step-by-step, will show how easy and effective the earned value process can be to a project. I am currently applying EVPM to my projects at work so I will be including […]

The effects of activity time variance on critical path planning

A Critique of Lanny A. Karns and Lloyd A. Swanson Article “The effects of activity time variance on critical path planning” Table of Contents Abstract Introduction Network Analysis: CPM & PERT Conclusion Abstract Critical Path Method (CPM) and Program Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT) are the two most commonly used networking techniques for defining the […]

Project Planning: Improved approach incorporating uncertainty

A Critique of Vahid Khodakarami, Norman E. Fenton, and Martin Neil Article “Project Planning: Improved approach incorporating uncertainty” Table of Contents Abstract Introduction CPM and Uncertainty Bayesian Network Conclusion Abstract Because of the unique nature of projects, there may be uncertainties or differences in the products, services, or results that the project creates. By its […]