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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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project management software

Business services; Project management

A class of computer software applications specifically designed to aid the project management team with planning, monitoring, and controlling the project, including: cost estimating, scheduling, ...

early start date (ES)

Business services; Project management

In the critical path method, the earliest possible point in time on which the uncompleted portions of a schedule activity (or the project) can start, based on the schedule network logic the data ...

stakeholder

Business services; Project management

Those with a particularly significant interest in the project’s outcome, including those providing funding or right of way for the project and property owners who are affected by the project. ...

scheduled finish date (SF)

Business services; Project management

The point in time that work was scheduled to finish on a schedule activity. The scheduled finish date is normally within the range of dates delimited by the early finish date and the late finish ...

program management office (PMO)

Business services; Project management

The centralized management of a particular program or programs such that corporate benefit is realized by the sharing of resources, methodologies, tools, and techniques, and related high-level ...

cost variance (CV)

Business services; Project management

A measurement of cost performance on a project. It is the algebraic difference between the earned value (EV) and actual cost (AC). CV = EV minus AC. A positive value indicates a favorable condition ...

scheduled start date (SS)

Business services; Project management

The point in time that work was scheduled to start on a schedule activity. The scheduled start date is normally within the range of dates delimited by the early start date and the late start date. It ...

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