You can look through the LiquidPlanner website and see many, many benefits that indeed make LP a great Project Management choice. But the most important benefit receives little attention – the ability to handle variation. To understand this, let’s walk through a typical set of steps and see where they lead.
The process starts with a simple question:
There is a basic difference between LiquidPlanner and most typical project management software packages -- the ability to add a range of time for the completion of a task. This seemingly small feature allows estimators to have a different solution to the conflict they experience now.
In the Theory of Constraints world, a "Evaporing Cloud" is used to represent this conflict. These clouds demonstrate the logic behind the conflict, to ensure there is understand of the conflict and the resulting action that is taken. Here's a simplified version: