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What's the difference between Level of Effort (LOE) Discrete Effort and Apportioned Effort (AE)??
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What's the difference between Level of Effort (LOE) Discrete Effort and Apportioned Effort (AE)?
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As the meaning of the words are, it is easier to remember that way:

Discrete: Individual/ distinct. In PM language these efforts/actions are the ones those are measurable, can be planned and actions which results in direct outcome/work/product. Well defined action. Example: effort to prepare a drawing, design documentation, report, software version,

Apportioned: allocation/ distribution. In PM language these efforts are the ones that are directly proportional to the Discrete work and result ultimately in achieving the discrete effort. No fixed time to do these works. It can vary depending on the work pacnage/item to be verified. Cannot be broken to discrete efforts. These efforts are assumed based on previous experiences and in a proportion to the discrete effort. Example: effort to do a testing, inspection, verification.

Level of Efforts: Effort that does not produce measurable outcome. Examples: Meetings, Liasoning, Maintenance, admin works, accounts dept work.
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2 replies by George Lewis and Peyman Mokhtarzadeh Sharabiani
May 23, 2016 9:56 AM
George Lewis
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Debapriya - thanks..
Nov 12, 2017 3:11 PM
Peyman Mokhtarzadeh Sharabiani
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Thanks, very nice !
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May 23, 2016 7:32 AM
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As the meaning of the words are, it is easier to remember that way:

Discrete: Individual/ distinct. In PM language these efforts/actions are the ones those are measurable, can be planned and actions which results in direct outcome/work/product. Well defined action. Example: effort to prepare a drawing, design documentation, report, software version,

Apportioned: allocation/ distribution. In PM language these efforts are the ones that are directly proportional to the Discrete work and result ultimately in achieving the discrete effort. No fixed time to do these works. It can vary depending on the work pacnage/item to be verified. Cannot be broken to discrete efforts. These efforts are assumed based on previous experiences and in a proportion to the discrete effort. Example: effort to do a testing, inspection, verification.

Level of Efforts: Effort that does not produce measurable outcome. Examples: Meetings, Liasoning, Maintenance, admin works, accounts dept work.
Debapriya - thanks..
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Great, let me check it out... In the site, it seems to be explained in detail...
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yes, they explain all PMP topics well and they helped me a lot.
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1 reply by George Lewis
May 25, 2016 5:04 AM
George Lewis
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Great, I will check it out good... And if it is good enough I'll include it in the references list for my students.
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May 25, 2016 5:00 AM
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yes, they explain all PMP topics well and they helped me a lot.
Great, I will check it out good... And if it is good enough I'll include it in the references list for my students.
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May 23, 2016 7:32 AM
Replying to Debapriya Chakraborty
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As the meaning of the words are, it is easier to remember that way:

Discrete: Individual/ distinct. In PM language these efforts/actions are the ones those are measurable, can be planned and actions which results in direct outcome/work/product. Well defined action. Example: effort to prepare a drawing, design documentation, report, software version,

Apportioned: allocation/ distribution. In PM language these efforts are the ones that are directly proportional to the Discrete work and result ultimately in achieving the discrete effort. No fixed time to do these works. It can vary depending on the work pacnage/item to be verified. Cannot be broken to discrete efforts. These efforts are assumed based on previous experiences and in a proportion to the discrete effort. Example: effort to do a testing, inspection, verification.

Level of Efforts: Effort that does not produce measurable outcome. Examples: Meetings, Liasoning, Maintenance, admin works, accounts dept work.
Thanks, very nice !

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