Upper management commitment
Sufficient management reserve
Responsibility over resources
Activities of zero duration
Significant events in the project lifecycle
Measures of acheivement for expenditures of money or time
Best utilized when denoting start and finish of all activities.
Fast - tracking
The number of resources assigned to a task
Historical data if available
The schedule change control system
The schedule management plan
Scheduled start or completion of major deliverables and key events
Activity start and end dates
The cost and time slope for each critical activity that can be expedited
The cost of additional resources to be added to the projects critical path
The time that will be saved in the overall schedule when tasks are expedited on the critical path
Three probabilistic time estimates of PERT for each critical path activity.
Number of change requests
Difference between planned and actual events and activities
A team of resources that are all considered subject matter experts.
The amounts of specific resources that are scheduled for use on specific activities.
Assiging excessive resources to a project in order to increse costs
Assigning multiple resources to a task in order to expedite that task