Task Statements Statement Of Work Sow And Work Breakdown Structure

Task statements are usually part of the statement of work (SOW) provided by the customer. Thus, these are used interchangeably in this text. These statements are normally accepted and reiterated by the system developer in the program plan. Changing the customer's SOW is not a recommended action because it may turn into a point of contention later in the process. Work breakdown structures (WBSs) may or may not be part of the customer's definition of the work to be performed. When it is provided...

Example of situation analysis

We pose a ''situation'' facing the PM as follows It is Wednesday afternoon and Jack, the Project Manager, receives a call from the Project Controller who claims that the latest cost report shows the project to be overspent, compared with budget, by 11 . Jack, meanwhile, had been thinking about his lead hardware and software engineers, who incessantly complain to him about each other. Jack now also begins to think about the project review session with his customer that is scheduled for 2 P.M....