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- An effort consists of the following things
- a goal or a mission,
- to solve a problem,
- while using a solution,
- optionally having a time plan,
- a list of things which need to be done, these may directly be some content (e.g. specifications, implementations, tests, articles) or other efforts, and
- a status (e.g. planned, in progress, finished, cancelled).