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1. Developed by the U.S. Navy in the 1950s, this project management tool clearly illustrates task dependencies. What is it?
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2. This is a tendency for project requirements to take more time and money than anticipated. What is it?
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3. This is the systematic process of checking to see whether the project being developed is meeting specified requirements. What is it?
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4. In project management, this is a formal study of "the space between where we are and where we want to be." What is it?
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5. In business school, this is a formal discipline for stating how to complete a project within a certain timeframe. What is it?
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6. This describes something that causes the entire project to slow down or stop. What is it?
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7. This project management tool provides a graphical illustration of a schedule that helps to plan, coordinate and track specific tasks. It's constructed with a horizontal axis representing time and a vertical axis representing project tasks. What is it?
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8. To get your project off the ground, you might need to convince higher-ups about the profit or cost savings your project will realize for the company. What are you promising?
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9. This is a QA process where experts in the same field check each other's work to ensure that project components meet specific criteria. What is it?
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10. This is a project management methodology developed by the government of the United Kingdom. It makes use of the best proven practices from a variety of industries and backgrounds. What is it?
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