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Project management

Referring to the discipline of planning, organizing, securing and managing resources to bring about the successful completion of specific project objectives.

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actual duration

Business services; Project management

The time in calendar units between the actual start date of the schedule activity and either the data date of the project schedule if the schedule activity is in progress or the actual finish date if ...

specification

Business services; Project management

A document that specifies, in a complete, precise, verifiable manner, the requirements, design, behavior, or other characteristics of a system, component, product, result, or service and, often, the ...

project management plan

Business services; Project management

A formal, approved document that defines how the project is executed, monitored, and controlled. It may be summary or detailed and may be composed of one or more subsidiary management plans and other ...

original duration (OD)

Business services; Project management

The activity duration originally assigned to a schedule activity and not updated as progress is reported on the activity. Typically used for comparison with actual duration and remaining duration ...

specification limits

Business services; Project management

The area, on either side of the center line, or mean, of data plotted on a control chart that meets the customer’s requirements for a product or service. This area may be greater than or less than ...

project management process

Business services; Project management

One of the 44 processes, unique to project management and described in the PMBOK® Guide.

remaining duration (RD)

Business services; Project management

The time in calendar units, between the data date of the project schedule and the finish date of a schedule activity that has an actual start date. This represents the time needed to complete a ...

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