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Chapter 16. Revising the Schedule

In this chapter

When Things Don’t Go According to Plan

Too Late for Avoidance, Now What? Recovery

Rebaselining Strategies

Consultants’ Tips

 

This chapter provides some insight into options that project managers should consider when there are signs of trouble. Depending on how the project plan and schedule were put together, alternatives can be considered to help the project manager get things back on track.

When Things Don’t Go According to Plan

A project schedule provides a roadmap, but it is not infallible; it is based on accumulated knowledge and best guesses, and it makes a set of assumptions that do not always work out. For example, if the schedule was put together without any weighted estimates for effort ...

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