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Making Effective Business Decisions Using Microsoft Project by Mark Dochtermann, Tim Runcie, Advisicon

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Index

A

Active updating, usage, 219220

Activities, network (tasks connection), 145

Activity Network, Microsoft Project Gantt Chart (usage), 139

Actuals

estimates, contrast, 203

fluency, 9395

Adhocracies, 41

Ad hoc task captures, 191

Advanced workflow, 209213

Agile planning, 156160

EPM 2010, usage, 191

Agile project planning, Project Desktop (usage), 157159

Analysis functionality, 241

Analysis primary cost constraint, 298299

Analytical competency, construction, 4

Analyze cost/resources views, 311

Application lifecycle management (ALM), 55, 56, 170

Application service provider (ASP), usage, 6

Appreciative inquiry, knowledge, 53

Approvals, 107f, 122124

Automated project processes, 187

Automation, importance, 1820

Auto-scheduled tasks, 145

AX 2012, 128130

B

Backstage, 171. See also Project Backstage; Project Desktop

Balanced scorecard, 314315

Baseline cost scenarios, 294295

Baseline resource scenario, 298

Blogs, usage, 65, 217

Boolean search, 209

Bottlenecks, control, 9092

Bottom-up planning, 95

Budget resource, 125126

Burndown charts, generation, 157

Business

accountability, 9293

activities source, 23f

focus, 3738

lifecycle, 813, 201

metrics, monitoring, 241

plan, flowchart, 253f

planning/control, Project 2010 (usage), 251

platform, design, 101104

PPM component, 186187

practices, leverage, 201

priorities, alignment, 258

process/forms, 232

requirements, project relevance, 188

results, translation, 206f

strategy, EPM element, 100

success (delivery), project completion ...

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