Chapter 13 Review Questions

Chapter 13 Review Questions - 13-R2 How does earned value...

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CIS 550 / Week 11 Chapter 13 Review Questions and Exercises 13-R1 How does a Tracking Gantt chart help communicate project progress? A Tracking Gantt chart helps communicate project progress because it shows the actual time to complete projects relative to the baseline duration in an easy-to-understand visual format. Adding actual and revised time estimates to the chart gives a quick overview of project status on the report date. When used with a network, Gantt charts also show dependencies that are easily identified if tracing is needed.
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Unformatted text preview: 13-R2 How does earned value give a clearer picture of project schedule and cost status than a simple plan versus actual system? Earned value measures what work was accomplished for the money spent. It gives a clearer picture of project schedule and cost status than a simple plan versus actual system because the earned value system includes the time variable in measuring progress. The plan versus actual system has the potential to lead to false conclusions....
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This note was uploaded on 06/15/2011 for the course CIS 550 taught by Professor Teller during the Summer '11 term at CSU Dominguez Hills.

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