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Schedule Development

Gantt Chart

A Gantt chart is a schedule that shows the start/stop dates of a program’s individual activities. It uses symbols superimposed on a calendar to provide information about the original plan, the status of the activity, and any forecasted changes to the plan. There is no standard set of Gantt chart symbols. The schedule is displayed …

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Activity Sequencing

Step 2: Activity Sequencing involves the accurate identification of constraints/relationships among activities and establishing the order in which the activities will be accomplished. There are several inputs to this step: [1] The activity list developed in the Activity Definition step, The product description and characteristics, Mandatory constraints/dependencies, such as the fact that a prototype must …

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PERT Analysis

Program Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT) is a method used to examine the tasks in a schedule and determine a Critical Path Method variation (CPM). It analyzes the time required to complete each task and its associated dependencies to determine the minimum time to complete a project. It estimates the shortest possible time each activity will …

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