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Measure Twice—Cut OnceMeasure Twice—Cut OnceThe mathematical basis of CPM theory has been discussed. And the features and benefits of various software tools have been discussed. So now we can discuss the practice of CPM planning and scheduling. As noted, these tools should assist the entire project team to better plan and manage a project based upon the myriad of information known at the outset of the project and as may be further known during the course of the project. But these tools alone, like a power saw, will only lead you into trouble faster if you do not take the effort to implement a system of data acquisition and a system of data verification. The old carpenter’s saying, “measure twice—cut once,” is also applicable to a CPM tool.…
James J. O’Brien; Fredric L. Plotnick: CPM in Construction Management, Seventh Edition. Measure Twice—Cut Once, Chapter
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