External project dependencies

External Dependencies – What They Are Plus Examples

A quick guide to Project External Dependencies with examples. Meaning that you can identify and manage them!

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Internal Project Dependencies

Internal Dependencies – What They Are Plus Examples

A quick guide to Project Internal Dependencies. What they are plus examples so that you can effectively manage them!

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Discretionary Project Dependencies

Discretionary Project Dependencies – What They Are plus Examples

A guide to Discretionary Project Dependencies so that you can identify them and, more importantly, manage them!

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Mandatory Project Dependencies

Mandatory Project Dependencies – The What and How Plus Examples

A quick guide to Mandatory Project Dependencies (includes what they are, how to manage them and examples).

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PMO Dependency Types

The 4 Types of Dependencies Your PMO Needs to Know

A guide to the 4 types of dependencies your Project Management Office (PMO) must know about to prevent failure!

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Running a project dependency workshop

5 steps for running a dependency workshop

The last post covered 5 activities that are needed for a dependency management process.  This included the important step of validating dependencies as, without confirming between the “giver” and the “receiver”, there is a high chance the dependency will not be honoured. There are different ways of validating dependencies.  This post will focus on the…

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Gantt chart showing project dependency

5 activities you need to manage project dependencies

In a perfect world, every project would exist a bubble where there were no constraints. All required resources (people, budget, facilities, technology, etc) would be available to suit the timelines defined by the project. Unfortunately, most of us do not have the benefit of this type of “bubble”. Therefore, the outcome of the project is…

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Project Dependencies on Plan

Project management tools – dependency management

Dependency management is a very important discipline for a project manager.  It is the “D” in RAIDs management. What is a dependency? In simple terms, a dependency is where a task, milestone or activity is dependent on another task or milestone being completed before it can start or be completed. It is possible for a…

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