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What is ADM, CPM, and PDM?

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I (think) I know what CPM is (Critical Path Method), but what is ADM and PDM? Please feel free to explain what CPM is if it doesn't stand for Critical Path method.
asked 4 years ago by anonymous

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You're right, CPM stands for Critical Path Method.

ADM and PDM are actually derived from CPM, and they stand for "Arrow Diagramming Method" and "Precedence Diagramming Method" respectively.
answered 4 years ago by FastProjectManager (9,450 points)
Yes, ADM has the times on the arrows, like driving between cities, or milestones.  PDM, which I prefer, has the times in the boxes, and the arrows take no time at all, they just tell you what comes next.
3 years ago by anonymous

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