Project managers who have been in this business for a long time know
that plans are very variable. Even the best-thought-out plans can go
astray, and one delayed task can derail the entire project.
That's why experienced project managers use management flow to keep
everything in line. If you want to avoid delays and keep your project
on the right track, it's time to get familiar with the term float.
PROJECT FLOAT: DEFINITION
The term float means "fluid", which further implies "flexibility".
Float means "scheduling flexibility" in project management, also
commonly known as "slack."
But let's move on to a more concrete meaning. Float represents the
amount of time a particular task can be delayed without jeopardizing
or delaying the entire project. We can identify two float types: free
float and total float.
Total float is the amount of time you can delay the task without
delaying the final project. When project managers mention project
float, they are referring to total float.
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