The standard WBS for schedules is specified as follows:
■ Program. This is the display product line incorporating a basic set of features and functionality.
■ Project Phase. This is the particular set of features and functionality for a program, based on particular customer need.
■ Stages. These are the steps in the product development process: requirements, detailed design, prototype development, design validation, verification, and manufacturing transition.
■ Functions. This is the task level within a stage, e.g., mechanical/optical, electrical, and software design within detailed design.
■ Tasks. This is the operating component level where work is achieved through individual or small team activity.
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