Assignment 11 - EF 50 days LS 55 days LF 60 days No not a...

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ENCE 320 Chapter 6 Questions p.176-179 9. Why is the scheduling of IS projects so challenging? The scheduling of IS projects are often done in a haphazard manner, and thus a large percentage of them are finished much later than originally promised. Some factors leading to ineffective scheduling include failure to identify all user requirements, continuing growth of project scope, incompatible hardware, and logical design flaws. 10. Can the project be completed in 40 weeks? ES: 90 days EF: 90 days LS: 80 days LF: 80 days Yes the project can be completed in 40 weeks. 11. Can the project be completed in 30 weeks? ES: 45 days
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Unformatted text preview: EF: 50 days LS: 55 days LF: 60 days No, not a chance the project can be completed in 30 weeks. 12. Can the project be completed in 30 weeks? ES: 45 days EF: 50 days LS: 55 days LF: 60 days It might be able to be finished in 30 weeks. Case Study #1 p.181 1. Develop a duration estimate for each activity. 2. Calculate the ES, EF, LS, and LF times and total slack for each activity. 3. Determine the critical path and identify the activities that make up the critical path. 4. Develop a cost estimate for each activity and determine the total budget for the project....
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