Keep IT projects on schedule–part one

by | Jan/26/2011

One of the most frequent complaints senior executives have about IT professions is that their projects are always behind and over budget.

This one really surprises me. Face it—most IT professionals have never been introduced to the basics of project management.

The first part of this three-part series, which you may want to forward to your IT professionals, discusses a WBS. In its most basic form, the Work Breakdown Structure is a list made up of steps needed to complete a project. The steps are listed mostly in order and there are designated milestones.

The next item in this three-part series will be about the Gantt chart.

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