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Practical schedule disk analysis

Author: David Hulett
Publisher: Burlington : Gower Pub. Co., 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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A schedule risk analysis explores the implications for the project's schedule of risk to the activity durations and also identifies the most important schedule risks. This title contains a treatment  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Hulett
ISBN: 0566087901 9780566087905
OCLC Number: 769068831
Description: xiv, 223 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Contents: Preface; Why schedule risk analysis? Looking beyond the critical path method; Uncertainty in activity durations: using probability distributions; Uncertainty along a schedule path: using Monte Carlo simulation; A good project schedule is needed: Critical Path Method scheduling 101; Collecting risk data: exploring methods and problems; Where parallel paths merge: introducing the 'merge bias' and risk criticality; Probabilistic branching: analyzing discrete risk events; Using risks to drive the analysis and prioritize risks: introducing the 'risk driver' method; Schedule contingency plans: using conditional branching; When activity durations move together: incorporating correlation; Risk management in the organization: identifying the mature risk management culture; Appendix: the problem with PERT; Index.
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