Monthly Archives: May 2009

the cost/time/content triangle is a simple way of representing the rather complex (not to say confusing) interaction between the three key components of any it project - cost, time and scope.  it provides a mechanism for visualising the effect of changes in any parameter and provides managers with a tool for quickly assessing the impact (and hence the risk) of changes to any one component on the others. 

the cost/time/content triangle is a graphical triangle whose three sides each represent a measure for an element of the project. by setting an appropriate scale for each side we can… Continue reading