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См.: барабан.




drum - 1. In operations, the schedule of the constraint - the "drumbeat" of the organization. 2. In multi-project critical chain project management, the resource whose capacity or capabilities determine the staggering of projects.

Usage: Project management organizations typically have more projects active than they can handle without multitasking. A schedule for the drum can be used to stagger projects, thereby reducing both the need for and the opportunity for multitasking, and increasing overall project flow.

Syn.:bottleneck, drum resource, pacing resource, strategic resource.

See:staggering, virtual drum.