You are managing a software project. Your QA manager tells you that you need to plan to have her team start their test planning activity so that it finishes just before testing begins. But other than that, she says it can start as late in the project as necessary. What’s the relationship between the test planning activity and the testing activity?
Which of the following is NOT an input to Develop Schedule?
You’re the project manager for a highway construction project. You’ve analyzed the work that has to be done and come up with a list of activities. You consulted with the project sponsor in order to find out any important milestones that you need to meet. What’s the next thing that you do?
Given this portion of the network diagram to the right, what’s the LS of activity F?
You’re managing an industrial design project. You’ve come up with the complete activity list, created network diagrams, assigned resources to each activity, and estimated their durations. What’s the next thing that you do?
Given this portion of the network diagram to the right, what’s the EF of activity F?
Kathleen needs to get the invitations out quickly, so she hires two temps to come in and help her stuff envelopes for a few days.
Rebecca is taking a really long time to choose the decorations, so Kathleen brings in a professional decorator to help, even though it will cost more.
Kathleen guesses that 70% of the invitees will RSVP. Instead of waiting for all of them to come in, she goes ahead and reserves the tables and chairs now.
You’re managing a project when your client tells you that an external problem happened, and now you have to meet an earlier deadline. Your supervisor heard that in a situation like this, you can use schedule compression by either crashing or fast-tracking the schedule, but he’s not sure which is which. What do you tell him?