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What is a baseline?

Baseline captures the schedule deviation from the original plan. It helps to assess the actual results of the project and track the progress.

Find out how baseline can help you to analyze the progress of your project



Benefits of baseline

  • Identify the activities that are delayed.
  • Evaluate project performance based on a set benchmark.
  • Plan upcoming work items based on the current baseline.
  • Find and resolve bottlenecks in the project.
  • Feature Availability: Enterprise plan.
  • Access privilege: Users with Edit - All permission for task can view, create, edit, and delete a baseline.

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