Contingency Plan

How to Leverage Contingency in Your Project Schedule

Do you ever get the feeling that Murphy, owner of Murphy’s Law, invites himself to every project?  Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong, so it’s important to anticipate high-risk areas and determine what buffer can be applied to ensure the project is on time and on budget.  One way of doing this is Read more about How to Leverage Contingency in Your Project Schedule[…]

Saving a Customized Table

Finding ways to make life easier is always a plus, even if only something small. Working in MS Project 2013, I strive to find ways to make things easier and more automated. One time saving tool that I love to employ is saving customized tables. Today, I will demonstrate how to customize an existing table and Read more about Saving a Customized Table[…]

Who Stole My Critical Path?

Recently, I received a call from one of our customers saying that she can’t see her critical path. This problem is quite common in complex schedules. In this blog I would like to share some quick troubleshooting techniques. The first thing that you can try is simply going to the “Format” tab and click on Read more about Who Stole My Critical Path?[…]