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Defining the ProjectWork Breakdown Structure (WBS)ISDS 4113J. Davis
Where are we?2
3Defining the ProjectStep 1:Defining theProject ScopeStep 2:EstablishingProject PrioritiesStep 3:Creating theWork BreakdownStructure (WBS)Step 4:Integratingthe WBS with theOrganizationStep 5:Codingthe WBS for the InformationSystem(this lecture)
4Step 3: Creating the WorkBreakdown StructureWork Breakdown Structure (WBS)Ahierarchical outline (map)that identifies theproductsandwork elementsinvolved in a projectDefines the relationship of the final deliverable (theproject) to its subdeliverables, and in turn, theirrelationships to work packages
5Hierarchical Breakdownof the WBSDecompose the projectdeliverables to the lowestlevel of detail =workpackage(has a definitestart and stop point (< 10days), consumes resourcesand represents a cost).Assigned to a workpackage managerIndependent of otherpackages (if possible)Basic unit for controllingthe projectNo work package isdescribed in more than onesubdeliverable of the WBS
6Work Breakdown Structure

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