Law Seven: A Triangle Illustrating the Relationship Between the ­Constraints of Time, Quality, and Cost Can Be Drawn for Every ­Project, the Priority Allocated to Each Constraint Will Be Unique to that ­Project and If Any Two Are fixed the Third Will Have to Be a Variable


Figure 8.1 One of many possible versions of the project triangle, showing the resulting effects of change in one or more of the project constraints


The Law says it all, but since all trained Project Managers will be very familiar with variations of the Project Triangle this Law is primarily for the attention of project ...

Get Why Projects Fail now with the O’Reilly learning platform.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from nearly 200 publishers.