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Part #60: 3D planning of a phosphate treatment plant

At the beginning of year 2012, I went to Casablanca, to work for JACOBS Engineering. It was a question of planning a phosphate treatment plant aiming to filter and dry the phosphate pulp transported...

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Part #61: 3D Planning of the huge project of Lusail LRT

At the end of 2009, I went on mission to Qatar, in Doha. I had 40 days to plan the construction of the light subway of Lusail, a town of dream which does not exist yet, for VINCI grands projets...

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Part #62: 3D Planning of the construction of the Tramway of Tours

In summer 2010, I went on mission to Tours one week to carry out the schedule of the construction phase of the first tramway line of the city, for SYSTRA. I worked with the project coordinator, who...

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Part #63: Practical application of the 3D Gantt

Here is a classical Gantt diagram, for a communication project. Same thing in 3D, with 3D WBS method. Interfaces can be read directly on the 3D Gantt by evaluting the distance between tasks.The more...

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Part #64: 3D Planning of an installation of piping in a nuclear power plant

I carried out an expertise mission very recently on a project of installation of piping in a nuclear power plant, the power plant of Flamanville in France. At the beginning, that seemed complex, since...

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Part #65: 3D Planning of the construction of the French pentagon

At the beginning of spring 2012, I carried out a planning mission on the project “BALARD”, for BOUYGUES Bâtiment in Paris. This new pentagon of the Ministry for Defense is currently the most...

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Part #66: Estimate of the durations and the workload, even the figures have 3...

Recently, I planned a project of a factory whose main problems was piping; we had to provide an estimate of the durations of the schedule’s tasks and to have a vision of the remaining workload over...

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Part #67: Before and after 3D WBS, in term of planning

Former state of the art of planning Previously, when a schedule had to be built, the planners started to open a software dedicated to the project planning such as MS PROJECT or PRIMAVERA P6 and...

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Part #68: The 3D WBS method to help the Project Manager

The Project Manager is generally not the manager of the data of the project. On big projects, there are often a cost controller, a planner, an quality engineer, a risk manager, etc., who manage the...

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Part #69: Current WBS Vs OmniClass and 3D model

Conclusion :  The preferred alternative according to table is 3D model. This is because the WBS level of details and number of design activity phases are the top ranked attributes and the 3D model is...

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Part #70: 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 #71: 3D WBS’s definitions

PBS, Product Breakdown Structure or Products. Hierarchical tree structure of Products. Generally, PBS contains functional systems at the highest levels of the tree structure and physical components at...

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Part #72: Different views of the schedule

The 3D Gantt is not always easy to visualize in 3D, so you can fix one dimension and analyse the resulting schedule on the two others dimensions. Different views of the schedule can be seen. Zones by...

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Part #73: Graduation of the WBS cube's axis

Graduation of the WBS cube’s axis, which concerns the ABS, PBS and ZBS axis of the 3D Gantt, is fundamental for the project interfaces calculation. This graduation allows to calculate the distance...

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Part #74: Why is it too fast to build a schedule with 3D WBS tools?

Instead of to cut up work into simple and manageable elements in a top-down way, 3D WBS method defines three elementary and independent tree structures which are the Zones, the Products and the...

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Part #75: The mathematics of the 3D WBS

It is elementary mathematics but 3D WBS method integrates many mathematical concepts. In the construction of the WBS, it appears concepts of algebra. The Products are factorized in the WBS matrix or...

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Part #76: The 3D Gantt explained in video

The 3D Gantt resulting from the the 3D WBS method allows to identify project interfaces (co-activity, physical, temporal). It is at the same time a time-location diagram.

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Part #77: What is a 3D structured schedule?

A 3D structured schedule is a schedule done with 3D WBS method. The elementary tree structures are crossed to create the list of tasks, the three natures of logical links (Zone, Product and Activity)...

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Part #78: To obtain the list of interfaces

The tasks, that are a crossing between Zone, Product and Activity, can be in interface. There are three natures of interfaces: Zone (co-activity), Product (physical) and Activity (temporal). The...

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Part #79: Comprehensive article about 3D WBS method

You can find a comprenhesive article about 3D WBS method on PM World Journal: http://pmworldjournal.net/article/3d-work-breakdown-structure-method/

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