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The Project Management Tool Kit: 100 Tips and Techniques for Getting the Job Done Right by Tom Kendrick

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Document Activities

Document all activities in a database, software tool for project management, or some other appropriate format. Include activity names, owners, assumptions, deliverable descriptions, and other important information. The activity list (sometimes called a WBS Dictionary) serves as the foundation for project planning, risk analysis, execution, and control. Provide all activity owners a list of their work.

Use activity definitions as a foundation for many other planning processes, including activity duration estimating, activity sequencing, cost estimating, risk identification, required skills analysis, and responsibility analysis.

As the project planning and execution proceed, keep activity information current. Periodically ...

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