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Alpha Teach Yourself Project Management by Nancy Mingus

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HOUR 15
Tracking Your Progress
CHAPTER SUMMARY
LESSON PLAN:
In this hour you will learn about ...
• Collecting task dates.
• Monitoring milestones.
• Collecting actual effort.
 
 
 
 
 
 
One of the driving forces behind Gantt’s creation of his “Task and Bonus System” and his Gantt charts was to easily track project progress. Tracking project progress is important for two reasons. First, it tells you where you are in the current project. Perhaps more important, though, it enables you to collect the metrics you need to more effectively plan your next project. In the following sections of this hour, you’ll learn what type of data to track, how to collect it, and how to use it in evaluating your project progress.

COLLECT TASK DATES

If you track nothing ...

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