Category Archives: Cost Management

Synopsis of today’s AM on PM on the project management of film production   We learned a whole lot about all the incredible effort that goes on behind the scenes in producing a film. Bill Edwards, PMP led a fascinating … Continue reading

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Here is the the presentation given by Al Gubiotti on Project Costing a Review on 8/10/12 at St. John Fisher College. for Project Solvers of America AM/PM Workshop. To see the power point presentation: Click on the link  ==> Project Costing … Continue reading

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We started out this Forum with a team exercise, asking the “lefties” and “righties” (left side and right side of room) to answer questions from the PSA Pro Android app on Cost Management. We ended up in a dead heat. … Continue reading

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IBM has a 10-minute pod-cast series, called BizTech Report. This BizTech Reports podcast features a conver-sation between Lane Cooper and Ed Thum, Program Di-rector for Rational Software at IBM, to explore the stra-tegic and operational impli-cations of the current IT … Continue reading

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Everyone knows that a Project Manager must simultaneously manage the three basic ele-ments of a project: resources, time, and scope. All these elements are interrelated. But the missing element is corporate politics. All must be managed together if the project, … Continue reading

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Moving to the Cost Management Knowledge Area in July and August – had us focusing on Earned Value. Specifically we answered the question Is there Value in Earned Value? Joanne and Al began the session with an icebreaker; name 2 … Continue reading

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Earned Value has been getting a “bum” rap in many companies outside of the Government and nuclear industry. Part of the reason for the non-use of EV has been the Project Management maturity of the company. I believe there are … Continue reading

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