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Project 2013 For Dummies by Nancy Muir, Cynthia Snyder

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Chapter 15

On the Right Track

In This Chapter

arrow Planning communications

arrow Using tracking tools

arrow Recording actual activity on tasks

arrow Specifying the amount of work complete

arrow Updating fixed costs

arrow Moving a task

arrow Using Update Project to make changes to the big picture

arrow Consolidating multiple projects

After a project moves from the planning stage into action, it’s a continually changing game that features rules, goals, a general time frame — and chaos.

Whether a task happens as planned or wanders off in an unexpected direction, your job after the planning stage is to record what is happening. In other words, you’re tracking the progress. Tracking starts when team members report their progress on the ...

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