Definitions (10-0014) - simultaneously-Multi-tasking The...

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Valerie Bodden Kluge 10-0014 Project Management March 14, 2011 Define the following: -crashing: is the process of fastening or shortening the total project duration, expediting the project schedule. It involves weighing the additional costs associated with doing a rush job with the benefits of meeting the newly proposed deadline. The goal of crashing is to determine the perfect balance between shortening the schedule and keeping costs low. -fast-tracking: a project schedule compression technique of sorts in that its intent is to take an entire schedule of a project and attempting to compress it into a smaller period of time by conducting some events either quicker or by doing some events that were intended to be done in a more spaced out manner but rather doing some of them
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Unformatted text preview: simultaneously.-Multi-tasking: The simultaneous execution of multiple tasks (programs) under the control of an interrupt-driven operating system; The practice or capability of handling more than one task at the same time.-Murphy’s Law: the idea that "Whatever may go wrong, will go wrong."-Parkinson’s Law : Observation that "work expands to fill the time available for its completion ," and that a sufficiently large bureaucracy will generate enough internal work to keep itself 'busy' and so justify its continued existence without commensurate output . Sources 1) 2) 3)
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This note was uploaded on 08/09/2011 for the course BUSINESS -- taught by Professor Mejia during the Spring '11 term at Universidad Iberoamericana.

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