Deliverable Name (task field)

Data Type    Text (text field: A type of field whose content is text. Examples include the Task Name and Email Address fields. This field can contain up to 255 characters.)

Entry Type    Calculated (calculated field: A field in which the value is determined by Project based on information in other fields. Project may recalculate the value automatically or when you specify, depending on your choice of calculation settings.)

Description    For each task (task: An activity that has a beginning and an end. Project plans are made up of tasks.) that has a deliverable (deliverable: A tangible and measurable result, outcome, or item that must be produced to complete a project or part of a project. Typically, the project team and project stakeholders agree on project deliverables before the project begins.) associated with it, the Deliverable Name field displays the name or title of that deliverable. For tasks that have no associated deliverable, this field is blank.

How Calculated    The Deliverable Name field displays the text that appears in the Title field for the associated deliverable. The text in this field cannot be changed manually on the task sheet. To change this text, connect to Project Server, click Task, and then click Deliverables.

 Note   Some deliverables use the Title (Name), Start, and Finish values of the tasks that produce them. Making changes to the deliverable values does not automatically make the same changes to the associated task.

Best Uses    Add the Deliverable Name field to a task sheet for rapid identification of any deliverables with which individual tasks are associated.

Remarks    You can only associate one deliverable with any one task, either as a deliverable produced by that task or as a deliverable produced by another task or project upon which that task is dependent.

To make project deliverables visible on a task sheet, include at least one of the following fields:

  • Deliverable Type indicates whether the current task has an associated deliverable, and if that deliverable is produced by the current task or produced by a separate project or task upon which the current task is dependent.
  • Deliverable Name displays the name or title of the associated deliverable.
  • Deliverable Start displays the scheduled start date of the associated deliverable.
  • Deliverable Finish displays the scheduled finish date of the associated deliverable.
  • Deliverable GUID displays the unique identification code of the associated deliverable.
Applies to:
Project Professional 2013, Project Standard 2013, Project Web App for Project Server 2013, Project 2010, Project Server 2010, Project 2007