CHAPTER 8

Reports

Objectives

On completion of this chapter, you should be able to

  1. Understand the types and relevance of various reports in software projects
  2. Understand various reports available in MS-Project
  3. Learn how we can generate and customize reports native to ­MS-­Project

Once the baseline of a project gets set and the project execution begins the primary focus of the project manager shifts to collecting, updating, analyzing, and disseminating project information. The project status–related information has to be communicated to various project stakeholders like customers and sponsors in a project. This shall help various stakeholders to monitor and control various project tasks.

Software projects can fail for many a reason. One of the ...

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