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Alpha Teach Yourself Project Management by Nancy Mingus

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APPENDIX B
Glossary
Actual Cost of Work Performed (ACWP) An earned-value field, calculated as the actual cost of the work performed to date.
As Late As Possible (ALAP) Dependency relationship where the finish of the predecessor will be scheduled as late in the schedule as possible.
As Soon As Possible (ASAP) Dependency relationship where the start of the successor task will be scheduled as close to the finish of the predecessor task as possible.
baseline A stored copy of your original plan used to compare to your actual plan as the project progresses.
bottom-up estimating Estimating per task, and then totaling the individual estimates to get a total project time and cost estimate.
Budgeted Cost of Work Performed (BCWP) An earned-value field, ...

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