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Our Own Inspirational Stories

2 years 25 weeks ago

I believe each of us has our own, undiscovered inspirational story.  We have not recognized our own accomplishments.  We have not verbalized our achievements into a personal narrative.  Or, we may be uncomfortable talking about ourselves.

We consider heroes or great people to be innately different from ourselves.   They were destined for


Why Early Client Feedback is Necessary?

2 years 26 weeks ago

When you set on for a journey, you are not always aware of what exact path you need to take. But how wisely you proceed in your journey is what causes the difference. If you are vigilant enough and decide logically whether to go left, right or straight for every turn you come across; you can easily avoid deep U-turns. Taking that surprise U-turn might leave you drained. Possibly you are out of


FREE WHITE PAPER NO.6: Ten Cardinal Rules to Good Schedule Baseline Management

2 years 28 weeks ago
FREE WHITE PAPER NO.6 from PM Solution Pro Ten Cardinal Rules to Good Schedule Baseline Management A project that does not have a clear understanding on how to manage schedule baselines cannot expect to manage time effectively. When clients and contractors start throwing accusations against each other surrounding schedule baseline, one can easily conclude that a problem or issue is brewing. If

Primavera P6 export to Excel. How to identify WBS level for activity

2 years 28 weeks ago

After export activity table from Primavera P6 to Excel, it's very hard to tell this activity belong to what WBS.


An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure

2 years 30 weeks ago

Ben Franklin was a an American founding father, inventor, diplomat, and philosopher.  He also wrote Poor Richard’s Almanacwhich contained information for farmers and timeless adages.  When it comes to project


Primavera Tips and Tricks - Tracing logic to a targeted activity using Primavera P6

2 years 31 weeks ago

Primavera Tips and Tricks

Tracing logic to a targeted activity using Primavera P6

Project Controls – Planning and Scheduling

July 2018 By David H. Doughty, PSP


In this post, I will show you how trace logic to a targeted activity on your project by utilizing Multiple Float Path


Planning Planet Events: Form Real Connections

2 years 33 weeks ago

It is so easy to find connections and engage in business with others over LinkedIn or email – just click ‘connect’ and you’re done. However, nothing quite compares to old fashioned face-to-face conversations; you can easily make more progress in a 10 minute face-to-face conversation with someone than through weeks of messaging on LinkedIn. This is why Planning Planet set up gatherings across


Value of Visual Inspection

2 years 33 weeks ago

Recently, my wife and I took a trip.  We were at the airport.  Our flight was delayed.  She was sitting with her back to the window and checking the flight’s status on her iPhone. She said that we should start boarding in 5 minutes.  I looked out the window and replied, “I don’t think so.”  The gate was empty.  There was no plane


Sample Building schedule

2 years 38 weeks ago

Attached sample Primavera and MS Project schedule for reference 


Project Portfolio Management: Simplify the Selection Process

2 years 39 weeks ago

Many organizations struggle with project portfolio management (PPM).  On the face of it, portfolio management should be easy.  We want to align our fi\unding decisions to the organization’s strategic objectives.  Since budgets are limited, this becomes a constrained optimization problem, which most easily performed in the classroom.

Investment portfolio


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