Chapter 14. Analyzing Performance

In this chapter

Analysis Overview

Reviewing the Current Status of a Project

Analyzing Performance with Earned Value Analysis

Using Analysis Views and Reports

Analyzing the Critical Path

Consultants’ Tips


Analysis Overview

As a project manager, planning the project is only one phase of your overall objective. In fact, the process model supported by Project Management Institute (PMI) begins with initiation, followed by planning, executing, controlling, and closing the project. This is an excellent model to emulate to obtain the greatest success rate for managing your project. This chapter will focus on the controlling aspect of project management.

It is nearly impossible to plan a project with complete accuracy. ...

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