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In the Trenches with Microsoft® Office Project 2007 by Elaine J. Marmel

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Chapter 2. How Dependencies and Constraints Affect Your Project

How Dependencies and Constraints Affect Your Project

DEPENDENCIES AND CONSTRAINTS are two features in Microsoft Office Project 2007 most likely to drive the timing of your project; therefore both play a big role in the way your schedule reads. In this chapter, I’m going to explore a variety of topics concerning dependencies and constraints.

What Are Dependencies?

If you don’t use dependencies, Project assigns to every task a start date or a finish date that matches the project’s start date or finish date—the one you set up in the Project Information dialog box in the previous chapter. In such a scenario, calculating how long the project ...

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