Not sure if your schedule is realistic and would like a credible, useful independent review with specific recommendations for improvement? 

The Schedule Confidence Risk Assessment Methodology (SCRAM) is a proven methodology for identifying issues and risks to project and program schedules. SCRAM quantifies the impact of identified schedule risk; focuses risk mitigation efforts, promotes better scheduling practices and is a world-first methodology, with interest from many quarters.

Schedule is almost always the primary concern of project stakeholders and SCRAM is a powerful tool to identify and remediate root causes of project schedule slippage. 

SCRAM can be used to:

SCRAM has been developed over a number of years evolving from reviews of projects in trouble and is used to assist with remediation of major projects of concern or Interest. 

There can be multiple causes of schedule slippage which include:

Root Cause Analysis of Schedule Slippage (RCASS)

Program managers are flooded with information, making it difficult to distinguish between symptoms and root causes of schedule slippage. To declutter and organise the massive amounts of information, SCRAM uses the Root Cause Analysis of Schedule Slippage (RCASS) model to analyse and identify schedule slippage drivers and systematically identifies the fundamental root cause.

A SCRAM Review is typically conducting over two weeks with a written report delivered two weeks later.

The seven key SCRAM Review Principles are:

SCRAM Outputs

Executive Out Brief and Review Report containing

    • Identifying the most significant issues and risks and their impacts
    • where applicable

SCRAM can be used:

The audience for SCRAM include:

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