Any quantitative control of a project depends critically on the measurements made during the project. To perform measurements during project execution, you must plan carefully regarding what to measure, when to measure, and how to measure. Hence, measurement planning is a key element in project planning. This section discusses the way standard measurements are done in projects at Infosys. Project managers may add to these measurements if their projects require it.

7.2.1. Collecting Effort Data

To help a project manager monitor the effort, each employee records in a weekly activity report (WAR) system the effort spent on various tasks. This online system, developed in-house, stores all submitted WARs in a centralized database. ...

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