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definition-Milestone

Definition:

A milestone is any defined Measure of project progress

Alternative Names

Concept Number: *372
English Master: Milestone
Synonyms, Variations & Acronyms: none

Detailing

In Evolutionary-Project-Management the Evo-Steps successful completion are the normal milestone Concept.
But any set of Evo-Steps (Mega-Steps) can be used to define interesting milestones. See example below.


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Planguage Parameter.


Examples

 First Release: Milestone:
 {Steps: {Internet Option, Card Privacy }, 
  Committee Approved [[USA, Europe],
  Product Orderable On Website}.

Example of defining a Milestone as a set of Conditions.


Notes

Case [[Microsoft]Microsoft used a large incremental step of about 25% to 33% of a project, and of 6-10 weeks duration as what they called a milestone. 
The milestone step contains everything necessary of components and Quality to, in theory, deliver to customers. 
Early milestones contain the most critical components[[Cusumano95]. We consider the Microsoft milestones to a type of Evolutionary Mega-Step.

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Created by system. Last Modification: Thursday 11 of July, 2019 18:58:33 CEST by Admin (Kai).
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