Books

Project management books reviewed and the top takeaways shared for you! Learn about the new trends in project management from the best authors.

Ladder and Hot Air Balloon Scheduling
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Ladder and Hot Air Balloon Scheduling

Project managers tend to live or die by their schedules. They shape decisions, priorities and stakeholder engagements. We feel good when the schedules give us confidence. We feel nervous when they change a lot. We feel out of control when the schedule is clearly fictional with no chance of ever being delivered. It’s no surprise…

How to do Rolling Wave Planning
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How to do Rolling Wave Planning

Rolling wave planning, also known as progressive elaboration, is an iterative planning technique to use when it’s difficult (or pointless) to schedule too far ahead. The APM Planning, Scheduling, Monitoring and Control Guide (2015) defines rolling wave planning as ‘the planning density that is achieved at different moments in time. Primarily more detailed planning in…