Building the Integrated Master Plan (and its Integrated Master Schedule) is a critical success factor in any project domain. It describes the increasing maturity of all deliverables in units of measure meaningful to the decision makers.
The IMP contains the Measures of Effectiveness and Measures of Performance. The IMS contains the Technical Performance Measures (as exit criteria for the Work Packages).
Risk and estimates are applied at all levels of the IMP and IMS, then definitized in the Performance Measurement Baseline on contract