5. Project Networks
Many project plans are not used once a project begins to execute. This means that either:
They were created only to satisfy some policy of the organization or
They are obsolete upon starting execution or
They were not structured in a way to facilitate execution (e.g., dependencies incorrectly mapped, not organized in a fashion that aligns with how the work will be accomplished, and so forth)
If our experience is common, that over 75% of the value of a project plan only comes during execution, then no matter which above case is true, the effort to plan was almost a total waste of time.
To avoid this waste, the first thing to do is to not make the common mistakes. There are four such mistakes in building ...