Running head:INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN HOSPITALS 1 The Importance of a Work Breakdown Structure The primary objective of a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) is to plan the project activities to run more efficiently.The project is assigned a fixed time flame, and therefore, there is a need to have a specific time for different activities.When the project is accomplished, it must fulfill the stakeholder needs as per the designed plan.The WBS assists the project manager in making a consistence plan and supportsthe effective implementation of the project.The WBS has the following importances: Making Measurable and Independent tasks The main aim of a WBS is to break down complex activities to a group of functions. The breakdown enables the project manager to oversee the operations more effectively compared to when they are complex activities. Practical Cost Assignment To Each Task Having measurable tasks through WBS, project management is in a position to assign specific costs in every defined job. The WBS enables the managers to distribute the project budget to every task specified in the budget and make sure the activities value does not go beyond the total budget of the project. It Helps in Tracking Progress Because the tasks well outlined and budgeted, tracking the progress of implementation become very easy for the project managers, they can be able to determine how far the project has been implemented by checking the tasks finished and the one remaining. Even in every activity, the manager can be able to conclude on the part done and the percentage remaining.
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN HOSPITALS 2 Help in Fulfilling the Intended Purpose The success of an objective is done by evaluating if it fulfills the intended purpose. Each activity
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- Summer '17
- Prof Farshad Salman