An aggregate or summary activity (a group of related activities is shown as one and reported at a summary level). A hammock may or may not have an internal sequence. See also subproject and subnet.
An unintended break in a network path . Hangers are usually caused by missing activities or missing logical relationships.
Making needed information available to project stakeholders in a timely manner.
Authorizing the project or phase.
Coordinating changes across the entire project .
See earned value.
Generally, this term is equivalent to request for proposal. However, in some application areas, it may have a narrower or more specific meaning.
See master schedule.
A modification of a logical relationship that directs a delay in the successor task. For example, in a finish-to-start dependency with a ten-day lag, the successor activity cannot start until ten days after the predecessor has finished. See also lead.
In the critical path method, the latest possible point in time that an activity may be completed without delaying a specified milestone (usually the project finish date).
In the critical path method, the latest possible point in time that an activity may begin without delaying a specified milestone (usually the project finish date).
A modification of a logical relationship that allows an acceleration of the successor task. For example, in a finish-to-start dependency with a ten-day lead, the successor activity can start ten days before the predecessor has finished. See also lag.
The learning gained from the process of performing the project. Lessons learned may be identified at any point. Also considered a project record.
Support-type activity (e.g., vendor or customer liaison) that does not readily lend itself to measurement of discrete accomplishment. It is generally characterized by a uniform rate of activity over a period of time determined by the activities it support
See resource leveling.
The concept of including acquisition, operating, and disposal costs when evaluating various alternatives.
See logical relationship.
See network logic.
See project network diagram.