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1. What are the benefits and drawbacks of using software in project management?
2. What are the main outputs and inputs to schedule control?
3. What are the three main components of defining project activities?
4. What are SMART criteria? What are the five key points of using project milestones?

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Task:
1. What are the benefits and drawbacks of using software in project management?
2. What are the main outputs and inputs to schedule control?
3. What are the three main components of defining project activities?
4. What are SMART criteria? What are the five key points of using project milestones?

Answer:

1. What are the benefits and drawbacks of using software in project management?
Benefits and drawbacks of using software in project management are given below.

Benefits:
i) Using software in project management facilitates communication among project team members regardless of their geographical location. At any time, members can log in to the system to communicate with each other.

ii) Team leaders and individual team members can use software to manage every facet of the project. For example, they can assign tasks to each other, prioritize those tasks, and create personalized "to-do" lists.

iii) Usage of software in project management offers transparency because every action related to the project is recorded in the system. This provides an objective overview of the project from its launch through to completion.

iv) Software in project management helps to keep track of the progress of projects. The software will let you know what's been completed, as well as by whom, and what still needs to be done. Employees can provide updates as to what they're working on and share their updates with the project manager and team ...

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The solution contains a word document answering four given questions in detail. The solution contains five benefit points and four drawbacks for the first question. For the second question, it identifies four inputs and nine outputs to schedule control. It also explains the three main components of defining project activities and SMART criteria.

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