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Planning in 140 Tweets by Ricardo Vargas

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CHAPTER 6

SIZING UP THE WORK TO BE DONE

In this chapter I will present the main aspects involved while preparing the project scope. Please remember that the objective here is not to actually plan the work, but to make sure that the product or service will be obtained using the least possible amount of effort.

This activity is extremely important and it is the base of all planning. It's about the eternal challenge of making more with less.

Some of the fundamental tools, like the work breakdown structure (WBS), will be presented and explained to demonstrate that the scope is nothing more than a detail, but clear and precise, of everything that must be done on the project, thus creating a solid base for the following planning activities, including ...

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