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The Project Management Tool Kit, 3rd Edition by Tom Kendrick

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TIME PROCESS

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Activity Sequencing (PMBOK® Guide 6.3)

  What: Determining project activity dependencies.
  When: Project planning.
  Results: A graphical or tabular summary of project workflow.

Review Project Data

Activity sequencing is generally done in parallel with activity duration estimating and activity resource estimating during project plan development and in line with your schedule planning. Sequencing is a bottom-up workflow analysis process. It should never be based on arbitrarily imposed, top-down fixed deadlines. If any significant project-timing issues arise, plan to resolve them using constraint management and plan optimization and by negotiating project changes, not by imposing unrealistic calendar constraints.

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