Author: 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 bfleming@p-m-m.com.

Mastering Your Critical Task Threshold

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 likel...

In Defense of Hard Constraints…

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 a...