05 May 2022 at 01:45PM
PMI Honolulu Member Kenneth Smith's article gets published in PM World Journal May 2022 Issue
Schedule Slippages, Root Causes & Recommended Remedies
By Dr. Kenneth Smith, PMP
Despite the mantra, charge, and challenge of every project manager to be “On Time, On Budget and On Target” – and the ready availability of numerous “Best Practice” tools and techniques since the 20th Century surge promoted by the PMI, as well as other professional management entities — to this day project schedule slippages continue to be endemic; rather than rare, isolated, occurrences.
“WHY?” YOU ASK.
From my perspective it is because from the outset – albeit inadvertently – so many projects are planned to SLIP SCHEDULE! Consequently, during implementation, hapless project managers are saddled with the inevitable — almost impossible – task of trying to ‘catch-up’; but, in most instances falling short. For those few project managers who do succeed, the kudos they earn are well deserved.
For more information contact Dr. Kenneth Smith