Join John Riopel for an in-depth discussion in this video Shortening lag time between tasks, part of Managing Time-Constrained Projects with Microsoft Project.
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- We can continue to change…either lag or lead times within our task file.…Lead being negative and will move our task…to the left or earlier in overlap,…as well as lag being delay and we can add that.…So I've scrolled down to Task ID number 28 here.…It currently has a 27 finish-to-finish relationship.…We'd like to add a lag to that…so I'm going to click into the Predecessors Column…and add a one day lag to that.…This means that we'll finish right after…the rough-in electrical task…with a one day delay.…
As you can see, it immediately changes…in our gantt chart and displays that modification.…You can change leads or lags to any type…of task relationship within your project file.…
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- Managing auto-scheduled tasks
- Checking task links
- Adding lag and buffers
- Fixing an incomplete critical path
- Setting a baseline
- Using lead and lag times
- Fast-tracking and crashing tasks
- Adding resources
- Executing the schedule