Is your project successful when all activities are implemented and all outputs are achieved? How do you measure the achievements of your outcomes? Are the indicators showing you the progress, or are they achieved when, again, all activities are implemented?
So, it basically comes down to the question “how to measure the progress correctly”.
In other words: do we follow a “results” or an “implementation logic”?
From a monitoring perspective, the progress is of course measured with indicators. This is why we have them. In a good monitoring system, you should have...