Chapter 15. Using Reports for Tracking and Control

This chapter provides background and real-world examples of reporting capabilities that are available in Microsoft Project. This chapter focuses on reporting using standard reports and covers only basic capabilities. It is a good starting point, but most projects will need some customization for their specific needs. Customization is not covered in this chapter.

Using Basic Reports

The basic, out-of-the-box reports that come standard in Project can be used in various ways by the project manager for tracking and controlling a project. A total of 29 basic reports come with Project, most of which fall into one of five categories: Overview, Current Activities, Costs, Assignments, or Workload. To ...

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