Powerful Dos and Don’ts for Construction Scheduling

As convenient as technology and software can be in today’s business world, humans must still be involved in processes and workflows. For example, the Critical Path Method (CPM) is an algorithm used for scheduling. But it’s not a pass to sit back as the project begins. Missy Stein writes on Procore.com that once construction starts and every weak point in the schedule starts hemorrhaging time and money, reality sets in quickly. “A good place to start finding these weak points is with the work breakdown structure and the assumptions that others have already made,” she says. Stein offers several good points, including reminders to pay attention to detail.



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