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What is Contingency And Why Do You Need It In Your Project Schedule

The dictionary definition of contingency means possibility, eventuality, emergency or unforeseen event. Contingency planning means something set aside for an unforeseen emergency. You are making provisions against future events, which may be unforeseen. For example, the extra fund allocation in a given budget during project management comes under the category of contingency planning. So now […]

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8 Key signs that your schedule is not robust

The project schedule is one of the key documents for project managers. It describes the series of activities that will lead your project and its team to deliver your objective. However despite the document being of key importance there are issues that can prevent it from being both robust and accurate. Project plans can go […]

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Running a project without a plan? Your doomed!

Projects can be all shapes and sizes varying in complexity, duration and budget. Most businesses are likely to have some projects of some sort or other but how they manage them can vary considerably. The rise of project management as a discipline In recent years project management has been increasingly seen (quite rightly so) as […]

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The importance of communication in projects

Projects can be complex to manage – they are an amalgam of parts joined together to perform a specific task – inputs include activities and schedules through to people, suppliers and resources. The task of Project Management is often talked about as spinning plates – keeping many activities going without everything crashing to the floor. […]

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