Chapter Sixteen. Modifying the Project Schedule

The more alternatives, the more difficult the choice.

Abbe D’Allanival

Getting the project schedule just the way stakeholders want it is like juggling chain saws. You have to pay attention to every detail or the results could be disastrous. One of the challenges is that you have so many alternatives from which to choose. Do you shorten the schedule and increase the cost? Do you sacrifice quality or reduce the scope? Do you look for more resources or look at how you can use the ones you already have more effectively?

Chapter Seventeen, looks at the options you have from a business perspective. You can’t look at what each alternative can do on its own. You must take into account the effects it has on ...

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