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  1. Critical Chain is a relatively new form of project management.
  2. Critical Chain is a Theory of Constraints logistical solution for project management. (Web site)
  3. Critical chain is a systemic approach to.
  4. Critical chain is the application of the Theory of Constraints (TOC) to projects. (Web site)
  5. Critical chain is the latest extension to the traditional critical path method.

Project Management

  1. Critical chain project management uses buffer management instead of earned value management to assess the performance of a project. (Web site)
  2. Developed by Eliyahu M. Goldratt, Critical Chain Project Management is based on methods and algorithms derived from his Theory of Constraints.
  3. I recently "discovered" books on Theory of Constrains (TOC) and Critical Chain Project Management (CCPM) over the last year.
  4. As of late, a new method referred to as Critical Chain Project Management (CCPM) has emerged. (Web site)
  5. Eli Goldratt's novel, Critical Chain, opened the door to a re-thinking of project management and introduced Critical Chain.

Critical Chain

  1. The Critical Chain approach to single projects allows the multi-project environment to avoid the lead-time multiplying effect of multi-tasking.
  2. For specific projects, the project plan is resource-leveled, and the longest sequence of resource-constrained tasks is identified as the critical chain.
  3. Critical Chain (CCPM) takes into account resource contention along with task dependencies to determine the longest "chain" in the project.
  4. The project manager may employ a critical path or critical chain to build a project schedule model.
  5. After a lot of discussions, he is led to discover the abstraction of critical chain (rather than critical path) as the basis of project management. (Web site)


  1. Eliyahu M. Goldratt's new book, Critical Chain, is a perfect example. (Web site)
  2. The Critical Chain methodology requires that the schedule be built with only the time to do the work without any safety.
  3. Key Feature includes the new Theory of Constraints 4x4 method of strategic planning and the Critical Chain Multi-Project Management approach. (Web site)
  4. Also put buffers at the end of "feeding" activity paths that merge into the critical chain. (Web site)
  5. Because (1) most safety is wasted and (2) because people do not focus on critical chain activities and resources. (Web site)

Due Dates

  1. We want to make sure that critical chain resources are available when the preceding task is done, without relying on fixed due dates.
  2. The Critical Chain Schedule avoids expansion from Parkinson's Law by eliminating due dates and allowing us to take advantage of early task finishes.
  3. The Critical Chain is NOT the same as you get from performing resource leveling on a critical path schedule. (Web site)


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  2. Many of these solutions are discussed in detail in the books : The Goal, The Race, It's Not Luck and Critical Chain.
  3. Understand how Critical Chain creates URGENCY during project execution which will help the project team to stay "on task". (Web site)
  4. In the Critical Chain world, there are two kinds of resources; resources that perform critical tasks and resources that perform non-critical tasks.
  5. One solution to these challenges is found in the approach to project management known as Critical Chain Scheduling and Buffer Management.


  1. Eliyahu M. Goldratt's new book, Critical Chain, is a perfect example.

Buffer Management

  1. An alternative project performance measurement and management technique is critical chain, which utilizes buffer management instead.


  1. Critical Chain is a Theory of Constraints logistical solution for project management.


  1. The approach to project management known as "Critical Chain Scheduling and Buffer Management" provides mechanisms to allow a "whole system" view of projects.


  1. Critical Chain focuses on finding the one constraint that exists at any one time. (Web site)


  1. Critical Chain revisits the same ideas from The Goal and applies them to Project Management. (Web site)


  1. In the same way, buffers are gathered at the end of each sequence of tasks that feed into the critical chain.

Related Concept

  1. A related concept is the critical chain, which adds resource dependencies. (Web site)


  1. For those who have read Critical Chain (the book by Dr. Goldratt), Mark's book is a quick and useful refresher.
  2. I was intrigued with the critical chain approach, so I picked up this book and am glad I did. (Web site)

Main Ideas

  1. Projects in Less Time; A Synopsis of Critical Chain by Mark J. Woeppel explains the main ideas behind this breakthrough concept. (Web site)

Project Team

  1. Understand how Critical Chain creates URGENCY during project execution which will help the project team to stay "on task".


  1. The longest sequence of resource-leveled tasks that lead from beginning to end of the project is then identified as the critical chain.
  2. The four-step process of scheduling a project using critical chain scheduling is illustrated and compared to traditional project management.

Critical Chain Project Management

  1. Critical Chain Project Management (CCPM) has been hailed as the biggest innovation in project management in 40 years. (Web site)


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