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* Project Management
 
* Project Management
 
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Projects are the means by which an organisation brings about change. Projects are temporary with start and end dates. Most projects are unique. Usually with fixed budgets with a measure of tolerance. Change via projects need to be controlled/managed. [[Programmes]] consist of many projects over a period of time.
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[[Projects]] are the means by which an organisation brings about change. Projects are temporary with start and end dates. Most projects are unique. Usually with fixed budgets with a measure of tolerance. Change via projects need to be controlled/managed. [[Programmes]] consist of many projects typically over multi-year timeframe.
  
* PRINCE2 is strong on governance. Generally more strategic. Not used for Product Management. Good baseline product management.
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Always consider a [[Feasibility Study Project]] for projects with high risks. Here are some [[Project Management Comparisons]] especially for [[Software Development]].
* PMBOK says nothing about governance. Focuses on assets.
 
* MSP (Managing Successful Programs)
 
  
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* [[Project Governance]]
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* [[Project Management Maturity]]
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* [[Project Management Measurements]]
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* [[Project Management Analytics]]
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* [[Project Management Technology]]
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* [[Project Management Methodologies]]
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* [[Project Management Documentation]]
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* [[Project Management Products]]
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* [[Project Management Industries]]
  
==What is Project success / failure?==
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==Related==
* Lack of a valid business case (Objective)
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* [[Programme Management]]
* Insufficient definition of requirements
 
* Poor communication
 
* Inadequate acceptance of responsibilities
 
* Poor estimation of costs and schedule (Budget)
 
* Inadequate planning
 
* Lack of control over progress
 
* Lack of quality control
 
  
  
==Project Methodology Matrix==
 
There are a number of project management methodologies. Project size, project nature, stakeholders, budgets, risk profiles, project interfaces will determine the type of project methodology to use. Some Project methods are:
 
 
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||[[PRINCE2]]
 
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||Y
 
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||Y
 
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||1,2,3,4
 
 
 
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||2
 
||[[PMBOK]]
 
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||Y
 
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||1,2,3,4
 
 
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||3
 
||[[SDLC]]
 
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||Y
 
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||Y
 
||Y
 
||M, L
 
||1,2,3,4
 
 
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||4
 
||[[Waterfall]]
 
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||Y
 
|style="background: #66EE44;"|Y
 
||Y
 
||Y
 
||M, L
 
||1,2,3,4
 
 
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||5
 
||
 
[[Agile]]
 
* [[Extreme Project Management]] - following on the tail of Extreme Programming
 
* [[Scrum]]
 
* [[Rapid Application Development]]
 
 
|style="background: white;"|Y
 
||N
 
|style="background: #66EE44;"|Y
 
||N
 
||N
 
||M, L
 
||1,2,3,4
 
 
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||6
 
||[[RUP]]
 
|style="background: white;"|Y
 
||Y
 
|style="background: #66EE44;"|Y
 
||Y
 
||Y
 
||M, L
 
||1,2,3,4
 
 
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||7
 
||[[CMMI]]
 
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||Y
 
|style="background: #66EE44;"|Y
 
||Y
 
||Y
 
||M, L
 
||1,2,3,4
 
 
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||8
 
||[[ITIL]]
 
|style="background: white;"|Y
 
||Y
 
|style="background: #66EE44;"|Y
 
||Y
 
||Y
 
||M, L
 
||1,2,3,4
 
 
 
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||9
 
||[[SixSigma]]
 
|style="background: white;"|Y
 
||Y
 
|style="background: #66EE44;"|Y
 
||Y
 
||Y
 
||M, L
 
||1,2,3,4
 
 
 
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* Small - < 12months
 
* Medium - > 12months >1M
 
* Large - > 12months
 
 
 
==Documentation==
 
* [[Project Documentation]]
 
 
 
==Tools==
 
* Project Diagrams
 
 
 
==Links==
 
  
  
 
[[Category:Documentation]]
 
[[Category:Documentation]]
 
[[Category:Project Management]]
 
[[Category:Project Management]]

Latest revision as of 21:24, 19 December 2016

ACTIVE METHODOLOGIES
  • Project Management

Projects are the means by which an organisation brings about change. Projects are temporary with start and end dates. Most projects are unique. Usually with fixed budgets with a measure of tolerance. Change via projects need to be controlled/managed. Programmes consist of many projects typically over multi-year timeframe.

Always consider a Feasibility Study Project for projects with high risks. Here are some Project Management Comparisons especially for Software Development.

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