Performance Measurement Baseline

The performance measurement baseline is a project management artifact that is revealed during the creation of the project management plan. Because, although the project management plan shows us the general perspective we are aiming for very well, as a principle, when it comes to the execution stages of the project, it is really necessary to be able to see if the project is progressing in accordance with the planned way. This approach also contributes to monitoring the general value delivery of a project during its execution.

Performance measurement baseline is a project management artifact obtained from the integrated combination of scope, cost and schedule baseline lines used to manage, control and measure the execution stages of the project at this point. It should be considered as a side part of the project management plan.

It is quite possible that it will be used in the following performance areas in project management:

Performance measurement baseline is especially very useful while conducting tailored processes about;
  • Controlling project costs
  • Controlling schedule
  • Controlling scope
  • Closing phase or project
  • Executing the project work
  • Creating the risk management plan
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