A baseline is a snapshot of your project at a specific milestone; it memorializes the go-forward business agreement between the project manager and the approving entity. Baselines are static archives. The changes you make to your project after you create your baseline do not affect the current baseline. You explicitly update a baseline to reflect changes to project scope or cost.
There are so many questions about baselines:
- Who owns the baseline?
- What's in a baseline?
- How does CA Clarity PPM track variances in baselines?
- What are the prerequisites for setting baselines?
- When should you re-baseline?
Learn all of this and more, including how to add and manage baselines in Microsoft Project integrated with CA Clarity PPM in today's featured article on the CA Clarity PPM Cookbook by Michael Richman, Lead Services Architect at CA Technologies.
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