Improper Use Of Project Time For A Project

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Register to read the introduction… Time is the amount of time required to complete the project. Establishing the amount of time required to complete the major components of a particular part of the project is vital to the project's success. This could mean mapping out the planning process, creating time tables for ordering the hardware and or software, testing the systems, training employees on use of the new systems, and mass implementation of the replacement project. Ensuring that the project is done on time also helps with the following three variables; cost, quality, and risk...as all three can be affected by improper use of project …show more content…
Quality, as a variable, is an indicator of how well the end result of a project satisfies the objectives specified by management for the overall project. Quality comes down to the improvement of organizational performance and decision making while also considering the accuracy and timeliness of the information produced by the new system and ease of use. When undergoing a hardware replacement, again regardless of size, one wants to ensure that the quality of the project and end result are within the parameters set at the beginning of the endeavor. Quality assurance for a project of this size would be vital as it would help determine if the hardware replacement was going as planned in terms of meeting with the project goals or if things would need to be adjusted prior to completion or …show more content…
The size of the project, structure of the project, and the level of technical expertise of the staff or project team are factors. The larger the project team is, the amount of money allotted or spent, and how many different departments or areas of the organization will be affected by the new system...all increase the risks. Large projects benefit from the appropriate use of formal planning and tools created for managing projects. The commonly used methods are Gantt charts and PERT charts. A Gantt chart lists project activities and their corresponding start and completion dates while a PERT (Program Evaluation and Review Technique) is a methodology developed by the U.S. Navy during the 1950's to manage the Polaris submarine missile program. A PERT chart can be used to see how a task in the project is affected by another task based on a certain time line. By using an impact analysis to monitor the firm's changes, will help prepare for the project and making sure the impact analysis is organized to fit what the company needs. These tools can be used to ensure that the project is staying in control and having good support during the implementation

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