|Why shouldn’t I just put my RAID Action items into my project schedule or my backlog?||As project leaders, we get a lot of Action Items to deal with that don’t directly contribute to project deliverables. If we put all the Action Items into the plan, it clouds the picture and makes it harder to see which activities directly contribute to project deliverables.
Keeping Action Items separate lets you keep your plans and schedules focused on activities that directly achieve your project objectives
|Why not just track my Action Items in a dedicated task management application?||You could, but that introduces task switching which is known to affect productivity. Your Action items are very often related to your other RAID items (risks, issues and decisions) so splitting that up makes your use of a RAID log less efficient.|
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The Ultimate Guide to RAID Log
by Kim Essendrup
This book will introduce you to RAID logs and help you learn how to use them so your projects can immediately benefit.
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