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Manage It! by Johanna Rothman

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Tip 9Late Projects Don’t Make Up Time; They Get Later

If you realize at the beginning of the project that the team is not making the progress you want to see, decide what to do differently. Late projects never make up time. They get later and later and later….

If you do think the project will make up time, you will find yourself in the schedule game discussed in We’ll Go Faster Now.

Remember!Remember This:
  • Start scheduling with low-tech tools. If you really need a scheduling tool, transfer the data later. Be aware of the costs associated with losing the Big Visible Chart or Information Radiator.

  • Schedule by deliverables, not by functions.

  • Plan to iterate ...

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