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Managing Projects for Value by John C. Goodpasture

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CHAPTER 6

Schedule Risk and Value Attainment

There is no “Undo” button for our oceans of time.

TOM PIKERethink, Retool, Results, 1999

Among the many risks to assess and track, risks to the schedule are paramount. Schedule impacts costs, opportunities, and resources. Schedule delay may compromise quality and impact other project schedules. Controlling cost, exploiting opportunity, delivering quality, and maximizing resources have their roots in managing time. Thus, schedule management couples both project implementation success and subsequent value attainment through operations or product sale. For this reason, this chapter presents schedule ...

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