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

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Tasks and Timing

The timing of the tasks in your project is affected by several factors. For example, the duration of a task affects the timing in your schedule, along with the start and finish dates of the project. In addition to those factors, you’ll find that whatever type of task you select, the dependencies you create between tasks and the constraints you might have placed on tasks all affect task timing. In addition, resource availability and calendars in your project can affect task timing.

Identifying Task Drivers

The Relationship Diagram view (see 5-3) and the Network Diagram view (see 5-4) focus on the dependencies between tasks, helping you focus on identifying task dependencies. The Relationship Diagram view displays only task names, ...

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