Table 5-16 shows the work table for tasks, a table which can be used to track costs of a new product project. "Work" indicates how many person hours are needed to complete a task, given current costs to date. The work table includes baseline information so that the project manager can compare progress to the original estimate, the baselines. You can see large variances in this report,

TABLE 5-16 Work Table for Tasks

Resource name


Baseline cost


Actual cost



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