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Microsoft® Project 2010 Step by Step by Carl Chatfield and Timothy Johnson

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Chapter 6. Tracking Progress on Tasks

Chapter at a Glance

Tracking Progress on Tasks

In this chapter, you will learn how to:

Save current values in a schedule as a baseline.

Record progress on tasks through a specific date.

Record a task’s percentage of completion.

Enter actual work and duration values for tasks.

Until now, you have focused on project planning—developing and communicating the details of a project plan before actual work begins. When work begins, so does the next phase of project management: tracking progress. Tracking means recording project details such as who did what work, when the work was done, and at what cost. These details are often called actuals

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