PM ChangeAgent Commentary by Stacy Goff.
During the 2000s, we published a series of articles on the “Vital Signs” of project management. We included insights on project time, cost, risk, quality, scope, talent, communication, and stakeholder engagement.
Our 2008 article, “Everything I Know About Project Time Management, I Learned In Sports Car Racing,” was one of the most popular of the bunch. It remains so today, ten years later. So on this tenth anniversary of its publishing, we highlight that article.
Since its original publishing, this article has been the basis for global and national keynotes and webinars, and for chapter meetings and project team discussions.
This anniversary re-publishing is especially memorable, because in the latest release of the PMBOK® Guide, PMI® has changed the terminology from Project Time Management to Project Schedule Management. We will withhold judgement about the rationale and advantages and disadvantages of this change—for now. Continue reading