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Practice Standard for Project Estimating by Project Management Institute

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GLOSSARY

1. Common Acronyms

CCB change control board
EAC estimate at completion
ETC estimate to complete
EVM earned value management
OPA organizational process assets
PMIS project management information system
RBS risk breakdown structure
SOW statement of work
WBS work breakdown structure

2. Definitions

Activity Attributes. Multiple attributes associated with each schedule activity that can be included within the activity list. Activity attributes include activity codes, predecessor activities, successor activities, logical relationships, leads and lags, resource requirements, imposed dates, constraints, and assumptions.

Activity Duration. The time in calendar units between the start and finish of a schedule activity. ...

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