There are two commonly used tools to manage project schedule :
- Project management tools. Commonly used is microsoft project and primavera. We can do many activity using this tools from, estimating balancing resources by time frame, Earn value management, tracking progress, identify critical activities to avoid delay.
- S-curve using spreadsheet program. Commonly used is microsoft excel by spread the weighting progress in the durations and add cummulative progress chart. We can add schedule chart and actual chart to identify variance schedule that we need to control.
What project report do you have?
- Monthly report
- Annual report
- Audit Report
We need that as our monitoring and evaluation.
How to control the project while the site thousands kilometers away from us, in many seperate area that cellphone have no signal? yes, thats plantations company project challenge.
If we using monthly or weekly report project thats was not enugh to control project activity in the site. We need daily activities in real time.
The solutions is technology. Now we can use whatsapp group, bbm group or line group to monitor our project. as simple as we chat to our family member. No signal? you can use wifi in estates to send messages, picture even call or video call using it as free. Why we protect our wifi for such useful things.
I have group to monitor my civil asistant activity daily, track project and do control actions. Do you?