Tag Archives: planning

In the Iron Triangle: Estimating Project Costs


Unnoticed differences in project requirements or unquestioned assumptions can lead to project estimating mistakes. Fortunately, these mistakes are avoidable if we don’t take any component of a project cost estimate for granted. Three Common Ways We Miss on Project Cost Estimates Looking back through some of my projects, I see 3 main ways that you […]

In the Iron Triangle: Resource Calendars & Schedule Coordination


Project schedule management relies on you being able to manage your resources but sometimes you don’t have full authority over your team members’ or tools utilization. I’ve written before about building schedules with the real world in mind and also about breaking things down into smaller pieces to focus effort. These are both good ways […]