Chapter 5

The New Approach of Dynamic Progress Method


As stated in Chapter 4, there are three major flaws with the traditional program evaluation and review technique (PERT)/critical path method (CPM) project planning technique:

  1. Task duration is an input.
  2. Resource productivity impacts are not considered.
  3. Management corrective actions are not captured.

The Dynamic Progress Method (DPM) aims to remove these flaws from project planning because they are big contributors to the mismanagement of many projects. One of the biggest risks in project management is to start with an unrealistic (and perhaps unachievable) baseline project plan. When the baseline plan is published, many activities and commitments are set in motion within the ...

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