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NISO Training Series: Project Management for the Information Community: Managing and Communicating the Process, March 15, 2019, Session Four: Blueprint for Managing Your Project

Up to this point, the only time constraints put on the project are based on expectations and broad estimates. In predictive project management, the practical realities of the plan are now entered into a formalized project planning system. What work can be done independently and what work relies on task completion by other members? Where do milestones lie on the calendar when based on completion of tasks? What is the critical path and how can you make adjustments? The advantages to using software involve the ability to use it organically as a tool to negotiate with stakeholders through ‘what if’ planning steps.

Maureen Adamson

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Principal, Adamson & Associates

Maureen Adamson is an information industry consultant offering business planning grounded in market research and market insights, optimizing knowledge of appropriate enabling technologies to deliver on business and organizational goals. Projects often include qualitative and quantitative market research and analysis of market needs, trends, and value propositions. Assignments can also include product / service development. Her approach to business planning and project management focuses on the importance of understanding goals and context, clear objectives and communications. This includes bringing marketing and technical knowledge into the planning process to ensure strategic goals are pre-eminent in development.