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Helping Your Staff When It's Over In perfecting your WBS, have you accounted for the reintegration of your project staff back into other parts of the organization as the project winds down? This is an issue that even veteran project managers overlook. On some projects most of the staff work a uniform number of hours for most of the project. If the project veers, perhaps they work longer until the project is back on course. Sometimes, project staff work steadfastly right up to the final project outcome.
The project manager would also conduct a massive hunt for all previous cost data on projects of a remotely similar nature. He would then compile the costs associated with each phase (if the project is divided into phases), specific events or tasks, or even subtasks. To further hedge his bet, he might even enroll project management staff if they have been identified in advance, and get their estimates of the time (and hence cost) for specific tasks and subtasks. He would then refine his own estimates, which now may be somewhat higher than the figure his peers may have arrived at.
With the many variables involved in estimating the cost of a printing job, however, the estimator can end up underestimating the true costs and hence diminish his profit. In construction, the cost estimator has comparable tools for the construction industry. The estimator may know the costs for each 2' by 4', brick, cinder block, and glass panel. Still, you hear stories about printing jobs that ended up costing 50 percent or more of the original estimate, of companies taking a bath on projects because the final costs were so out of whack with reality.