Amacom - Modern Project Management (Ocr) - 2001 ! - (By Laxxuss)

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Unformatted text preview: Expanded Transaction Lists 6.3.1 New Cost Transactions 6.3.2 New Progress Transactions 6.3.3 New Variance Transactions 6.4 Expanded Budget and Cost Reports 6.5 The Organizational Breakdown Structure (OBS) 6.5.1 Building Alternate Hierarchies 6.5.2 Exporting Alternate Hierarchies into the Project Database 6.5.3 Hierarchy Maintenance Chapter 7. Interfacing Scheduling Systems 7.1 Task Sequencing with Microsoft Project 7.1.1 Task-Naming Convention 136 138 142 142 145 150 150 153 155 160 162 167 167 168 Page vii 7.1.2 Task Sequencing 7.2 Resource Scheduling 7.2.1 Simple Scheduling 7.2.2 The Critical Path 7.2.3 Resource Scheduling 7.2.3.1 How Resources Are Communicated to the Scheduling System 7.2.3.2 Using Microsoft Project to Produce the Resource List 7.3 Pros and Cons of an Automated Interface 7.4 The Automated Interface to Microsoft Project Chapter 8. Government Projects 8.1 Historical Perspective 8.2 Government Project Management Models 8.3 Government Project Management Vocabulary 8.3.1 Multibudgeting vs. the TAB 8.3.2 The Meaning of WBS 8.3.3 Government Performance Reporting 169 179 179 185 188 190 192 200 204 211 211 214 217 218 220 224 8.3.4 Additional Performance Measures Chapter 9. Risk Management 9.1 Quantification of Risk 9.2 Contingency Draw - Down 9.3 Statusing Contingency Packages 9.4 Risk Management Summary Chapter 10. Rescuing a Failing Project 10.1 Determining What Went Wrong 10.2 Project Definition 10.3 Translating a Definition into a Plan 10.4 Replanning References Index 228 231 231 234 240 241 243 243 246 248 250 253 255 Page ix List of Illustrations Figure 1 -1. Earned Value report. Figure 1 -2. WBS Listing. Figure 1 -3. Budgeted Cost Listing. Figure 2 -1. Subdivision of example project into control packages. Figure 2 -2. WBS for example project. Figure 2 -3. Main menu for the Modern Project toolset. Figure 2 -4. The WBS data Entry/Edit Tool. Figure 2 -5. WBS data to be entered for the example project. Figure 2 -6. WBS Listing. Figure 2 -7. Task data to be entered. Figure 2 -8. The Task Entry/Edit Tool. Figure 2 -9. The Task Budget Listing. Figure 2 -10. An example of a precedence diagram. Figure 2-11. Quantification and labor-hour estimates for tasks in Figure 27. Figure 2 -12. Cost code descriptions for the example project. Figure 2 -13. The Cost Code data entry form. Figure 2 -14. Cost estimates for the example project. Figure 2 -15. Cost Accounts entry/edit form. Figure 2 -16. Budgeted Cost Listing. Figure 2 -17. Budgeted Qty and Mhr Listing. Figure 2 -18. Schedule for the Foundation control package. 4 7 10 18 20 28 28 29 33 35 37 38 42 46 48 48 49 50 51 53 59 Figure 2 -19. Start and end dates for Foundation control package. 59 TE Team-Fly® AM FL Y Page x Figure 2 -20a. Step function spread curve. Figure 2 -20b. Linear approximation spread curve. Figure 2 -20c. Statistical or historical distribution spread curve. Figure 2 -21. Time -phasing a summary -level control package. Figure 2 -22. Example Baseline Chart (early data). Figure 2 -23. Example Baseline C...
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