Curious about the difference between buffer vs padding in project mangement? Coming from a risk management background, I have always been offended and felt that little chill go down my spine when someone would ask if I had “padded” my numbers referring to my adding a contingency amount to scheduled tasks or budget items. Here is how I teach people not to replace the word “padding” with the word buffer.
Analyzing risk is an important part of the project planning process. Having a clear sense of the project risks you face, can help you prevent or prepare for upcoming risks. In this article, learn about seven of the most common project risks. Then, empower your team to find solutions before these issues derail important initiatives.