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Part #113: Time, Cost and Scope variations management

Time, Cost and Scope management tree structuresare defined with 3D WBS method. 3D WBS method goes further of project structuration, I call it then 3D Project Management. It is 3D structured projects...

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Part #114: Advanced EVM S curves

3D WBS method goes further of project structuration, I call it then 3D Project Management. It is 3D structured projects with advanced project management methods. For the EVM S curves, I recommend to...

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Part #115: Resource Breakdown Structure (RBS)

The OBS is extended by the RBS (Resource Breakdown Structure). Resources are assigned to the tasks (last item of the 3D WBS). An example of RBS is given below: Image source:...

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Part #116: 3D V lifecycle of an EPC project

Below the 3D V lifecycle of an EPC project (Engineering, Procurement, Construction).We start and finish with abstract items (Zones, Products, Activities), and at the middle of the cycle we have...

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Part #117: 3D V lifecycle of a NPD project

Below the 3D V lifecycle of an NPD project (New Product Development).We start and finish with abstract items (Zones, Products, Activities), and at the middle of the cycle we have physical items on the...

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Part #118: The 5W2H method and the Project Management

3D WBS method answers all the fundamental questions what, how, where, who, when, why and how much. More of that, it put in relationship all these questions. WHATare we doing ? We do Product (PBS,...

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Part #119: N dimensions of a WBS

3D WBS does not say that there are only 3 dimensions (ZBS, PBS, ABS) for the WBS (dimension = elementary tree structure that answer an elementary question), but it says that there are 3 MAIN...

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Part #120: Star tetrahedron projects !

As Garrett Lisi’s theory of everything, 8 dimensions can be envisaged for a project. In blue, the SCOPE dimensions of the 3D WBS : PBS (what?), ABS (How?), ZBS (Where?), and configuration management...

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Part #121: Project break down as fractals !

In fractal method, the basic structure repeats, not only at the macro level (the universe for instance) but also at micro and micro micro levels as well.  For a project it is the same, the star...

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Part #122: Thoughts of Xavier LEYNAUD

When I work on the concept that Jean-Yves develops long time ago, it was specially because I was “fed up” with the hierarchical approach that imply most of the WBS, and the fight about its...

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Part #123: Thoughts of Doctor Paul D. GIAMMALVO

The trend is clearly towards MULTI-DIMENSIONAL WBS structures. (Relational Database vs Flat File) I believe one of the world's leading authorities on multiple WBS structures is Jean Yves Moine. Take...

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Part #124: 3D WBS process of projects structuration

When you structure a project with 3D WBS method, you have to solve the following questions, in this order: Thanks to Stephen A. Devaux for his help, last book  "Managing projects as investments":...

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Part #125: Project cube synoptic

It looks like that...We find the WBS: ZBS, PBS and ABS. And also "For what" which belongs to the scope items too.And we find Project Value dimensions: why, who, how much and when. 

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Part #126: Conference 3D WBS at the SMP

In september 2014, I will do a conference at the Swiss Project Management Association (SMP). Sorry, it will be in French...

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Part #127:The Value Breakdown Structure (VBS): Features & Benefits

The value solves the question WHY of the 3D WBS modeling... Copyright 2014: Stephen A. Devaux, Analytic Project Management Every project and program is an investment, undertaken to generate benefits...

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Part #128: Consulting in Project Control

Do you need:  To create standards WBS for your company?  To Plan your project well and quickly?  To create a cash-flow curve related to schedule?  To Manage both costs and time together?  To Identify...

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Part #129: Another view of the 3D WBS

For one Product line, the crossing between ABS and PBS is standard. For two projects of the same Product line, the changes are the Zones.In the picture below, ABS and PBS tree structures are projected...

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Part #130: Cubix360, the software that applies 3D WBS method

I created with myAMS Cubix360 software that is the only software that apply 3D WBS method. It allows to build quickly and well, and with method, MS PROJECT or PRIMAVERA P6 schedules.To buy Cubix360,...

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Part #131: 3D V lifecycle of a building construction project

Below the 3D V lifecycle of a building construction project. As you can see, there are always 3 dimensions for the Work (ABS, PBS, ZBS) and we can add the fourth dimension OBS to describe the whole...

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Part #132: how to define the relationships in WBS matrix?

We know how to define the tasks and the durations efficiently simply by crossing the elementary tree structures Products (PBS), Activities (ABS) and Zones (ZBS) in interfaces matrix. We can use the...

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Part #133: Why to identify the interfaces?

3D WBS method is the only method that allows to identify the interfaces of a project. The three elementary tree structures of the WBS are projected on the axis of the WBS cube, and then, after the...

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Part #134: And the Costing?

Costing is usually calculated by Products. In fact, there is also the Activity which is usually “Construction”. It is a macro level activity; sometimes we do not name it because it is obvious that we...

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Part #135: The foundation is the standard…

If you take a piano, well for example between C and D there are 1.5 tone, and between E and F there is a semitone. that's the standard. Now if you take your hand and you put it on the piano keys so...

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Part #136: Overall project structuration in a multidimensional way

Sometimes the goal of the project is to finish the project as earliest as possible, sometimes it is to finish it with the lowest cost, sometimes it is to obtain the best Product with a high quality...

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Part #137: 3D WBS lecture at Swiss Project Management association, remenbrances

I did a lecture about 3D WBS method the 9 September 2014 at Lausanne in Swiss. It was very nice. Cubix360... Functional needs of Project Management... Before the lecture...

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