Milestones

 

Milestones are critical events which receive special attention within the project management framework. Besides serving as markers that indicate a project’s progress milestones allow you to group Tasks, establish relationship between Tasks, and organize their order. They ensure the project is moving in the right direction.A completion of a milestone is a major step towards completion of the project.


Scenario:


 

To understand Milestones better let us consider an IT Test Environment SetUp Project:

Superfically speaking, an IT Test Environment Set Up can be split into:

  • Database Configuration

  • Workstation Configuration

  • Test Network Configuration

These major tasks - that outline the entire project - which in turn will contain several other tasks are known as Milestones.

 

Advantages:


Milestones - Stepping Stones to Project's Completion



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