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Schedule Flashcards: Set 1
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What are the project schedule management processes?
1. Plan schedule management 2. define activities 3. sequence activities 4. estimate activity durations 5. develop schedule 6. control schedule
What information is entered to scheduling tool?
The project-specific data such as activities, planned dates, durations, resources, dependencies, and constraints
The project management team selects a scheduling method, such as....
critical path or an agile approach
defines a plan but acknowledges that the priorities may change and the new plan needs to reflect this new knowledge.
What are the 2 emerging practices for project scheduling methods?
Iterative scheduling with backlog; on-demand scheduling
What is "iterative scheduling with backlog?"
The team selects the amount of work that can be done from the priority backlog and uses the historical speed as a guide to determine how much to program in each sprint.
In "iterative scheduling with backlog" the requirements are documented in what?
What is the benefit of "iterative scheduling with backlog?"
It welcomes changes throughout the development life cycle
What is an example of "iterative scheduling with backlog?"
Agile approach for product development
"On demand scheduling" is based on what?
The theory of constraints and pull-based scheduling concepts from lean manufacturing
What is an example system where on-demand scheduling is used?
On-demand scheduling does not rely on a schedule that was developed previously for the development of the product. True or false?
True. It pulls work from a backlog or intermediate queue of work to be done immediately as resources become available
In on-demand scheduling what is used in order to balance demand against the team's delivery throughput?
In on-demand scheduling a team's work in progress is limited
What are the considerations for tailoring the way Project Schedule Management processes are applied?
Life cycle approach (adaptive/predictive);
Resource availability (availability/productivity);
project dimensions (complexity/tracking);
Technology support (scheduling tool)
What is Plan Schedule Management?
Plan Schedule Management is the process of establishing policies, procedures, and documentation for planning, developing, managing, executing, and controlling the project schedule
What are the key benefits of Plan Schedule Management?
The key benefit is that it provides guidance and direction on how the project schedule will be managed throughout the project
What are the inputs of Plan Schedule Management?
1. Project charter 2. Project management plan, Scope management plan, development approach 3. Enterprise environmental factors 4. Organizational process assets
What are the tools and techniques of Plan Schedule Management?
1. Expert judgment 2. Data analysis 3. Meeting
What are the outputs of Plan Schedule Management?
1. Schedule management plan
Which components of Project management plan influence the "Plan Schedule Management" process?
Scope management plan; development approach
What are the organizational process assets that can influence the Plan Schedule Management Process?
Templates and forms; Monitoring and reporting tools; Historical information and lessons learned repositories; Existing formal and informal schedule development
On which topics expert support may require during "Plan Schedule Management" process?
Schedule development, management, and control; Scheduling methodologies (eg. predictive or adaptive life cycle); scheduling software; and the specific industry for which the project is developed
Which data analysis technique can be used during "Plan Schedule Management" process?
Alternatives analysis can be included determining which schedule methodology to use or how to combine various methods on the project
The schedule management plan is a component of ....
the project management plan
What is a time-boxed period?
Time-boxed periods are durations during which the team works steadily toward completion of a goal
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