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Microsoft® Project 2010 In Depth by Scott Daley, QuantumPM

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Chapter 12. Performing a Schedule Reality Check

Schedules are literally an attempt to predict the future. Fortunately, there are several ways Microsoft Project can help verify that a schedule really does constitute a “best guess,” and not sheer fantasy. This chapter will highlight methods and tools that can be used to ideally make the predictions in a schedule more likely to be true, or at least highlight the risks and assumptions that underpin it.

Auditing the Schedule for Reasonableness

Before you are ready to call your project planning phase complete, it is important to review your project schedule and ensure that it is ready for execution. This chapter provides some important questions that you need to ask yourself, as well as some good ...

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