No! It isn’t part of the 80/20. I just wrote an article on this topic for Project Times: to read the full article, click here.
In essence, the article focuses on how there’s NO investment required to achieve the 80/20 of project management success. The bottom line is that I’ve found it to be imminently achievable to achieve project management results with current tools, software and resources. Instead, in 100% of the hundreds of projects I’ve either led or worked on in a diverse set of companies and industries, I’ve found that developing the critical path (whether manually or aided with project management software) has been one of the keys to project success.
Although project management software provides a few ease-of-use advantages (described in the article), the keys to success are available without software tools:
2) Questioning ability
Read more about these critical success factors in the full article.