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Add Work to Shorten Your Schedule

I love this one; blows the mind of many a project manager: if you add select items to your work plan, you can shorten the project schedule. Absurd you say? You may be right, let’s take a deeper look. Any good development planning should start out with the high level details of only the work needed to get the release out. Let’s call this the Work I Gotta Do (WIGD) plan. I will represent the WIGD plan below.

  1. Posted on April 30, 2010 8:46:AM by Earl Beede to Practicing Earl
  2. Technique, humor, estimation, risk, schedule, Management