Planning When to Build

Lead Advocacy Group: Program Management

Solution requirements specify what needs to be built. Solution designs and project plans specify how to build a solution. The next step is defining actionable tasks from this information and sequencing them to start to form a project schedule. To complete the effort, a schedule needs additional data such as how long will it take to complete the tasks, how the tasks relate, and who will be performing them.

Depending on the size of the effort, each subteam forms their own schedule and integrates them together in a master project schedule. Having a master project schedule provides the same benefits as discussed for having a master project plan (e.g., facilitates concurrent scheduling by ...

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