Changes between Version 29 and Version 30 of ProjectManagementIdeas


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Apr 29, 2009 9:15:59 PM (5 years ago)
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ChrisNelson
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Add notes about Microsoft Project task fields

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  • ProjectManagementIdeas

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    303303The bulk of this page was prepared by Chris Nelson who makes no claim to be certified project planner or anything of the sort.  It is based on his understanding of project management after 25 years of software development. [#Contributors Other developers] have also offered some hints and useful comments (according to their experience) in order to enhance this page, and get a better understanding of the features and requirements needed. 
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     305= Appendix : Microsoft Project Task Properties = 
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     307Microsoft Project goes far beyond what is likely to be put into a Trac-based project management solution but it may be helfpul to consider what task properties MSProject records and what their analogs may be in Trac tickets.   
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     309The Microsoft Project ''Task Information'' property sheet includes: 
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     311 * General 
     312   * Name 
     313   * Duration 
     314   * Estimated (Boolean) 
     315   * Percent complete 
     316   * Priority 
     317   * Start date 
     318   * Finish date 
     319 * Predecessors - A list of related tasks and their relationships 
     320   * ID 
     321   * Task Name 
     322   * Type (FS, SS, etc.) 
     323   * Lag (delay between tasks, overlap between tasks or lead if negative) 
     324 * Resources - A list of resources 
     325   * Resource Name 
     326   * Units (% Effort for workers) 
     327 * Advanced 
     328   * Constraint 
     329    * Deadline (a date or N/A) 
     330    * Constraint (ASAP, ALAP, Start no earlier than, etc.) 
     331    * Constraint date 
     332   * Task Type (Fixed Units, Fixed Work, Fixed Duration) 
     333   * Calendar (Standard, 24hr, Night Shift) 
     334   * WBS code (outline number from Work Breakdown Structure such as 1.3 for the third subtask of task 1) 
     335   * Earned value method (% Complete or Physical % Complete) 
     336 * Notes (Like ticket comments, only worse) 
     337 * Custom Fields 
     338 
    305339== Contributors == 
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