Posts Tagged ‘ Work Breakdown Structure ’

21 Project Management Tips – Project Planning

January 15, 2013
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21 Project Management Tips – Project Planning

Photo by IvanWalsh.comWhile project initiation phase is foundation to construct a building, starting building constructions without a plan is a No Go. In the post titled 21 Project Management Tips – Project Initiation, I explored 21 tips for the project managers during the initiation phase. Lets me me share the my top 21 tips...

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WBS – Dictionary

November 4, 2009
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WBS – Dictionary

When finalized, a WBS will have several control accounts associated to work packages. More than one work package may be associated with a control account but any one work package is associated with one unique control account. Control accounts are management control points where scope, cost and schedule are integrated. These are used to...

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Decomposition

November 3, 2009
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Decomposition

Decomposition is the activity of breaking down project deliverables iteratively. This is continued until the lowest level is reached, this level is the work package level. Work packages are set of activities that are so well defined that cost estimates and time estimates of these sets of activities can be done reliably and accurately....

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WBS: Work Breakdown Structure

November 3, 2009
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WBS: Work Breakdown Structure

Once the project scope document and the scope document are ready, detailed planning for the project needs to start. To do that effectively the project activities need to be defined in terms of clear tasks that can be estimated well in terms of effort and time. Break down of deliverables into well defined tasks...

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Organize It

August 27, 2009
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Organize It

Organizing the activities in a project works well for executing a project. It works well for monitoring it too. When you have been able to organize the tasks and sub-tasks in a well defined structure, it can give you a good feel of what parts need to be ready for progressing to another phase...

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The Details

August 16, 2009
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The Details

Time schedule management is about managing the scheduling of tasks. The question is how large or small these tasks should be to make a project manageable. One deterministic approach say that if we could define things to such a level that what’s to be done every hour or less can be specified then a...

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