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Bridget Fleming

About: Bridget Fleming

Bridget Fleming, PMP, PMI-SP, MCP has been in project management and scheduling for over 30 years, working with Microsoft Project since 1994 and Project Server since 2002.  As the founder of PMM, a project management training and consulting company, she has provided implementation support, process definition, user support and training for Microsoft Project and Project Server.  Bridget ran a Microsoft Project helpdesk for 15 years that provided support for a Fortune 100 client with over 500 users and has trained thousands of users in Microsoft Project and Project Server.  Bridget was a core team member for the development of PMI Practice Standard for Scheduling - Second Edition.  You may contact Bridget at

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Mastering Your Critical Task Threshold

Written on June 30, 2015, by

All too often project managers narrowly focus on the critical path tasks in a project to the exclusion of all other tasks. In many projects, however, what we call near-critical paths are just as likely to cause a project to experience schedule problems and miss the commitment date. To illustrate, let’s start with two definitions…

In Defense of Hard Constraints…

Written on March 10, 2015, by

I have a confession to make that will surprise many experienced Microsoft Project users – I use Must Finish On (MFO) constraints.  I have found that they are the only way that I can always ensure an accurate Total Slack value in my projects.  Let me explain using a simple example… Here is the scenario…

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