Ill talk more about the process in step in the section Understanding the Unique WBS Identifiers later in this chapter

You can now plug the components you've identified into the WBS. This all sounds like a lot of work. I won't kid you—it is, but it's essential to project success. If you don't perform the WBS process adequately and accurately, you might end up setting yourself up for a failed project at worst or for lots of project changes, delayed schedules, and increased costs at best, not to mention all those team members who'll throw up their hands when you return to them for the third or fourth time to ask that they redo work they've already completed. I know you won't let this happen, so let's move on to constructing the WBS.

The Create WBS process has several outputs, one of which is the WBS. You'll look at the specifics of how to create the WBS next.

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