Variance analysis

Variance analysis view shows you the difference between the current project plan and one of the baselines according to the following criteria:

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  • Time
  • Effort
  • Cost

Application of variance analysis:

  • Visualisation of the difference between target and actual.
  • Detailed analysis of all parameter deviations.

You can use the variance analysis to do the following:

  • Edit activities and subprojects from the actual plan.
  • Change the timescale.

Context menu in the Variance analysis view

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  • Select baseline – select a project state saved previously as a baseline for comparison.
  • Show progress line over start date – visualize the schedule deviations between a project state and selected baseline related to start dates.
  • Show progress line over finish date – visualize the schedule deviations between a project state and selected baseline related to finish dates.
  • Show only difference – show only activities/projects, where there is the time shift between target and actual.