Earned value is a powerful technique to measure project performance by combining cost and timing into a single set of measures. In the previous article we reviewed the basic terms and now we will discuss data capture.
Start-to-Finish dependencies are the opposite of the normal case and their use is not obvious. There is a special scheduling situation where this type of dependency is very useful, and this explains how to do this.
Different kinds of tasks are used in a project schedule: fixed duration, fixed units and fixed work. Most people tend to ignore these choices and accept the default without thinking of the consequences.