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Department VP: “How’s it going with the Apollo Project?”
Project Manager: “We’re a little behind right now, but I’m confident that it will be fine.”
Department VP: “And by fine, you mean late."
As a PM, you’ve most certainly heard that you should be managing the “iron triangle” or the “triple constraints” of a project, which include:
Scope - what needs to get done.
Deadlines help keep track of important dates and drive alerts to let you know as soon as work is at risk of missing a deadline. Before using Deadlines, make sure that you understand how schedule dates (Finish [E], 90% Finish, etc.) are calculated.
Set a Deadline Date
To set a deadline on an item, such as a project or task, open the Edit Panel for that item. Select the date in the Deadline field at the top of the Edit Panel.
On the Projects tab,...