Network Diagrams and Schedule Analysis
NETWORK DIAGRAMS ARE SCHEMATIC DISPLAYS OF PROJECT SCHEDULE ACTIVITIES AND THE INTERDEPENDENCIES BETWEEN THESE ACTIVITIES. WHEN DEVELOPED PROPERLY, THIS GRAPHICAL VIEW OF A PROJECT’S ACTIVITIES CONVEYS CRITICAL SCHEDULE CHARACTERISTICS REQUIRED TO EFFECTIVELY ANALYZE AND ADJUST SCHEDULES – THUS RESULTING IN ACCURATE AND FEASIBLE SCHEDULES. THIS DOCUMENT ADDRESSES WHAT SHOULD BE CONSIDERED IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF A NETWORK DIAGRAM, HOW NETWORK DIAGRAMS ARE CREATED, AND HOW THEY MAY BE ANALYZED TO IDENTIFY NECESSARY CORRECTIVE ACTIONS AND ENSURE OPTIMAL SCHEDULE DEFINITION.
Network Diagram Creation
Network diagrams can be created manually but are also available as project views in project scheduling …show more content…
• Resource Leveling – Resource leveling is the process of changing schedule resource allocation to resolve over-allocations or conflicts. Resource leveling is applied to a schedule that has already been analyzed by the critical path method. This technique is used to adjust a project schedule if shared resources are only available at certain times, or in