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The Project Management Tool Kit: 100 Tips and Techniques for Getting the Job Done Right by Tom Kendrick

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Plan Each Project

Taking on too many projects is a common problem. Good project ideas often exceed the number of projects that can be staffed, and working on all of them is a formula for chaos, low morale, poor teamwork, and low motivation. Successfully bringing projects to closure requires disciplined attention to detail and concentration on the most critical few.

Focus on each project individually. Set a project objective and complete project plan development one project at a time. Define activity duration estimates and complete schedule development using consistent units of measure to simplify resource analysis.

Develop resource-loaded schedules for each project based on effort estimates from cost estimating. Develop a week-by-week resource ...

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