Changes between Version 29 and Version 30 of ProjectManagementIdeas


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Apr 29, 2009, 9:15:59 PM (6 years ago)
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ChrisNelson
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Add notes about Microsoft Project task fields

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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
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    305339== Contributors ==
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