Create WBS Rule of Thumb
There is no dependency between the activities
Work Breakdown Structure
Nominal Group Technique
Rolling Wave Planning
Applying Leads and Lags
Crashing removes Mandatory Dependencies; Fast-Tracking removes Discretionary dependencies
Crashing removes Discretionary Dependencies; Fast-Tracking removes Mandatory Dependencies.
Crashing requires performing activities in parallel; Fast-Tracking requires addition of resources.
Crashing requires addition of resources; Fast-Tracking requires performing activities in parallel.
Integrated Change Control
Issue a change request
Negotiate with the customer to approve the deliverable
Escalate the issue to the project sponsor
Ask the project team to make the required changes immediately
Published Estimating Data
Critical Path Method
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