One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men.
No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
"I'm tracking my project with a method used by the government
for a submarine development program," one manager told an-
other. "And now I can really identify with the Navy."
"Why, because it helps you keep your project on schedule?" the
other one asked.
"No, because I'm having trouble keeping my head above water."
If you have a lot of time, you can develop and use a complex scheduling system to control your project. However, if you are facing the crunch most project managers face, you're continually battling to stay on schedule or just to catch up. The secret is to find an effective method you can put into play quickly that also gives you the daily information you need to control the schedule effectively. Remember, too, that no