Thursday, June 2, 2011
Non-Legal Fine Points of Contract Negotiations and Management - IV
The key elements in developing a project plan/schedule are:
• Identification of tasks
• Estimate of task durations
• Analysis of sequential dependencies among tasks
All of these elements must be accurately developed if the plan in question is to bear any resemblance to the upcoming reality of the work. But even with an accurate plan/schedule constructed and in place, you’re still on the uphill climb. Tracking and keeping a project on schedule hinges almost entirely on another bit of key information — percent complete of any task or group of tasks as at a given date.