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Overall Scope and Statement of Work (SOW)

Part 2: Project Task Analysis
a. Overall Scope and Statement of Work (SOW)

The SOW defines the work that needs to be accomplished in order to satisfy the objectives. It consists of a list of tasks and their definitions, as well as what needs to be accomplished, although it does not cite how the tasks will be accomplished. The SOW is usually integrated into the contract shared by the organization performing the work and the organization funding the work. This section needs to describe each of the tasks, including who is going to complete each task and each task's duration.

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Overall Scope and Statement of Work (SOW)

The SOW defines the work that needs to be accomplished in order to satisfy the objectives. It consists of a list of tasks and their definitions, as well as what needs to be accomplished, although it does not cite how the tasks will be accomplished. The SOW is usually integrated into the contract shared by the organization performing the work and the organization funding the work. This section needs to describe each of the tasks, including who is going to complete each task and each task's duration.

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A comprehensive scope statement is a key document that binds organization, project team, the project sponsor, and the customer. It is an agreement that defines the work of the project and the customer's business objectives. A comprehensive scope statement can help you identify changes in scope after the project has started and help you plan for any modifications or adjustments that might be needed during the life cycle of the project. (Microsoft, 2009)

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Response explains the formulation of overall Scope and Statement of Work (SOW) for a Project

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