Practice Standard for Scheduling and Microsoft Project: Resource and EVM

The Practice Standard for Scheduling – Second Edition defines the components that should be present in a scheduling tool based on different uses. In Part 1, the 38 core required components were discussed and aligned to available fields in Project. This part covers the conditionally based components: Resource and EVM required.

Conditionally Based Components

In addition to the 38 core required components, there are an additional 11 required components that are conditional for resource-loaded scheduling. They are listed below aligned to activity and category.

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There are 9 required components that are conditional for tracking earned value management. They are listed below aligned to activity and category.

EVM

Microsoft Project

There are many ways to view and incorporate the required fields above. The table below maps a few of the simpler methods.

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