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Manage It! by Johanna Rothman

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Milestones Define Your Project’s Chunks

If you’re trying to estimate a project bigger than a couple of people for a couple of weeks, define some milestones so you and the team can understand what you’re trying to estimate. Use milestones that are deliverables, not functional activities.

If you’re using a serial life cycle, remember to make sure that the end of a phase is a rollup of all the deliverables that comprise that phase.

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