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Advanced Multi-Project Management by Kathleen Austin, Gerald Kendall

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37. Distinguishing between Temporary Bottlenecks and Need to Hire/Contract

The Premise

Much of the information you will find in this chapter has been discussed previously. However, it was presented under a variety of headings and chapters, as related to the specific challenges focused on by those chapters. This chapter gathers it under one roof, for a laser beam focus on resources.

When you implement this book’s approach to multi-project management, it changes the way that project resources are managed. This is because:

  • By reducing the amount of active project work, many resources that were bottlenecks before are no longer blocking project progress (see Part V).

  • By preparing tasks properly for execution (full kit, entry and exit criteria), ...

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