Project planning is not something that is done only once at the beginning of the project. It should be an ongoing task of the project manager to keep an eye on the progress of his team and update the project plan accordingly. Project management software can be helpful if used properly. There are several project management standards[?] that describe in detail how to plan and manage a project.
The September/October 2001 issue of IEEE Software (http://www.computer.org/software/so2001/s5toc.htm) lists the Nine Deadly Sins of Project Planning:
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