The task list includes the fourth level of the building project referenced above. This step defines the "work" for several purposes:
■ To serve as the basic definition of the work of each task, consistent with the definition of work in MS Project (work = duration x resource)
■ To serve as the basis for the network diagram, each task will be an arrow in the network diagram
■ To serve as the basis for identifying risks, the first opportunity to identify high-risk tasks
Tasks are listed and durations for each are estimated as follows by the task manager who will be accountable for that task, along with dependencies (predecessors) and assigned resources.
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