Table of Contents: Schedule Acceleration Using Free Float

Context of White Paper

  • Initially, an Expose on Free Float
  • A Real Life Question: Additional Labor for Earlier Completion
  • Several Popular Approaches to Answering the Question
  • Necessary to Understand Two New Concepts
    • Activity Multi-Path Residency
    • Discrete Activity Float

Comparison of Acceleration Options

  • Establishing the Original Schedule
    • How to Interpret the Logic Diagram’s Symbolism
    • Specifics Concerning the CPM Network Content
    • Defining Critical Statistics Used in this Study
    • Original Schedule Critical Statistics
    • Activities Targeted in Different Schedule Acceleration Options
  • Schedule Acceleration Approach: Least Total Float
    • Applying the Acceleration Approach
    • Analysis of Schedule Acceleration Approach
  • Schedule Acceleration Approach: Longest Path
    • Applying the Acceleration Approach
    • Analysis of Schedule Acceleration Approach
  • Schedule Acceleration Approach: Largest Duration
    • Applying the Acceleration Approach
    • Analysis of Schedule Acceleration Approach
  • Schedule Acceleration Approach: Most Immediate Successors
    • Applying the Acceleration Approach
    • Analysis of Schedule Acceleration Approach
  • Schedule Acceleration Approach: Nearest Milestone
    • Applying the Acceleration Approach
    • Analysis of Schedule Acceleration Approach
  • Schedule Acceleration Approach: Multi-Path Analysis
    • Understanding the Concept of Multiple Paths
    • Applying the Acceleration Approach
    • Analysis of Schedule Acceleration Approach

Conclusion

Definitions of Terms Used in this White Paper