This post was originally published on the RepOne blog.
CPM Schedules invariably become erroneous, despite best practices, when the rest of the team isn’t pulling their own weight. The integrity of the schedule may have nothing to do with why it became useless or meaningless, or as I like to say, a recorder more than a predictor of the critical path and progress. If the project is large and has multiple prime contractors, its schedule is all the more susceptible to deprecation.
Read it on Plan Academy“A CPM schedule ceases to achieve its intended purpose once it becomes a recorder, rather than a predictor.