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Progressive elaboration and Rolling Wave Planning in waterfall Project Management methodology

In the image we have a Work Breakdown Structure organized by phases, in which the activities in phase 1 are more detailed, ie they have a greater granularity, than the activities in the subsequent phases The progressive elaboration, or Rolling Wave Planning, consists in planning at a very detailed level the activities that are closest to us in time, and planning in a less detailed way the activities that are later in time. It is an extremely logical and resource…

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Progressive processing and Rolling Wave Planning in traditional Project Management methodologies

For the Italian version click here In the image we have a Work Breakdown Structure organized by phases, in which the activities in phase 1 are more detailed, that is, they have a greater granularity, than the activities in the subsequent phases The progressive processing, or Rolling Wave Planning, it consists in planning at a very detailed level the activities that are closer to us in time, and planning in a less detailed way the activities that are later in time. It is an extremely logical and efficient concept in use ...

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3 ways to effectively track a project

Now that you've created your beautiful thousand-line Gantt, it's time to implement the project. How can I track the progress of the activities? At what level of detail should the project manager go down? How to correctly estimate the time left to complete a task? In this article we answer these 3 questions. Method 1 Define the % of completion of an activity according to the following scheme: 0%: activity not started 10%: activity started 50%: activity in progress and online ...

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5 rules to make plans that work

The best plans of mice and men fail. So stop working on the best plan possible and start working on a plan that will work! Rule number 1) Work on a simple plan rather than a complicated, over detailed and too long-term one. The plans that work should be logical, easy to understand by the people who have to implement them and they should be convenient to track for the project managers. REMEMBER: the project plan should only as detailed as you are prepared to follow…

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