In many projects, teams are tempted to immediately identify solutions for implementation. Explain why is important to follow a process for understanding the problem, and who should be involved in final solution prioritization.
Explain, in your own words, the relationship between a project network and a project plan. Can a project plan be created without a project network? Why or why not? Provide a specific example and evidence from the readings to support your response.
Share a source you will use in writing your resource scheduling methods analysis paper. Provide an APA citation for the source. Provide a brief summary of the source, an evaluation of the merits or reliability of the source, and your personal reaction to the contents of the source such as whether or not you learned anything new regarding project management.
On the “Problem Solutions Matrix,” handout, the category “Customer Importance” received twice the weight of all other categories. Using what you learned from the Topic Materials, discuss the relative importance of this criterion.
1. Discuss whether you think this weighting was appropriate, and explain why.
2. Discuss whether there are additional criteria that should have had greater weight and explain why.