ITMPI FLAT 001
Main Menu
Home / IT Best Practices / Know the Unknown!

Know the Unknown!

Projects are filled with unknown variables – it’s a fact of IT project management.  These unknowns, however, significantly impact project hour estimates, especially when you need to determine how long it will take you to complete work.  Padding – or adding hours “just in case”, undermines sound project management. Andrea Brockmeier illustrates the negative effects of basing project hours on the unknowns, as well as the ways you can better address them in project hour planning.

About Matthew Kabik

Matthew Kabik is the former Editor of Computer Aid's Accelerating IT Success. He worked at Computer Aid, Inc. from 2008 to 2014 in the Harrisburg offices, where he was a copywriter, swordsman, social media consultant, and trainer before moving into editorial.

Check Also

How to Be More Productive without Burning Out

While burnout used to be more common in lower-ranking positions, it has flipped and now …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Sorry, but this content
is for our subscribers only!

But subscribing to ACCELERATING IT SUCCESS is FREE and only one click away!
Join more than 40,000 IT Professionals and get the best IT management articles to your mailbox with Accelerating IT Success!

Unsubscribe at any time