Starting with the parts that cannot be moved allows you to caluclate the remaining available resources. In this video, learn how to allocate the remaining resource to the moveable tasks or projects.
- Quite a simple idea, but one that only occurred to me…after quite a few years, is to base your plan…around the projects that can't be moved.…Of course, nobody wants their project to be moved.…Everyone has an ideal delivery date when they want it.…But in reality, there are some that have some flexibility,…and some that really do have to be done…by a particular date.…For some reason I'm thinking about my daughter's…wedding dress and wedding cake.…
But I could also give the Olympics…as an example of a time-critical project,…or any project that requires a bid to be put in,…or maybe has a seasonal element,…like marketing for the Christmas sale period…or preparing for an exhibition.…So if we list all of the projects that can't be moved…and draw them out on the Gantt of Gantts…in the right places for them,…we can add up the resources,…either the total of all the resource we have…or the total amount of bottleneck resource…for just these projects.…
Then, if we take this required resource…away from the total we have,…we can see how much we have left…
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