IN THIS CHAPTER, YOU WILL:
Identify methods for gathering progress data from the team
Learn how to update task progress in the schedule
Learn how to evaluate schedule and cost performance
Produce reports of projects’ performance
Understand how to use earned value analysis to evaluate performance
“An unsophisticated forecaster uses statistics as a drunken man uses lamp-posts—for support rather than illumination.”
The more time you have to correct the course of a project, the more likely you are to succeed in getting things back on track. As a project manager, you can prevent unpleasant jolts of adrenaline by regularly reviewing your projects for early signs of trouble. Knowing where a project is relative ...