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Develop Project management Plan Tools & Techniques

July 10, 2010
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Introduction The tool to be used in developing the project plan is essentially just one. It is the expert judgment. The kind of experts to bring in to the development task and their expertise levels will depend on the type of project and availability of these experts of course. The availability of experts who...

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Direct and Manage Project Outputs

July 8, 2010
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Introduction The project execution is characterized by the deliverables of course. As it is being executed it is the work performance data that is an indicator of how the project is progressing. Depending on how the progress is there may be a need for preventive and corrective actions. You may simply get away by...

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Develop Project Charter- Inputs 5

July 7, 2010
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Introduction Besides the project statement of works and the business case establishing the need for the project, one other input required is contracts, if relevant. The enterprise environmental factors and the organizations process assets are some other inputs you would need to consider while developing the project charter. The SOW and the business case...

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Development of Project management Plan Inputs III

July 5, 2010
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Introduction Of the several subsidiary plans the scope and requirements management, schedule and cost management plans, quality management including process improvement plans and the HR management plans have been discussed in two other parts of this set of four articles. What remains to be discussed of the subsidiary plans that are used as inputs...

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Develop Project Charter Outputs

July 4, 2010
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Introduction The project charter is a authorization document for the project. Besides the actual sign off by the sponsor or initiator, it contains a thumbnail view of the complete projects. Whatever summary details complete the picture is included. What exactly needs to be included is guided by the organizational culture; though there are certain...

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Integration Management Overview I

July 2, 2010
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Introduction Integration management is about an integrated approach to the complete project. Thus, this must take into account all the management activities involved in all the phases of a project life cycle. So the activities must encompass the beginning phase that is defined by the project charter. Other major processes involved in the overall...

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Develop Project Charter- Inputs I

July 1, 2010
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Introduction The development of project charter works with project statement of work, the business case that necessitates the project, contracts if any and organizational issues in the form of environmental factors and the process assets. Of these this part 1 of the two part article on development of project charter includes the statement of...

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Development of Project management Plan Inputs I

June 29, 2010
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Introduction The project management process starts with the project charter input. The master plan then also integrates the major subsidiary plans. The project management plan process also uses the outputs of these processes. Being so interlinked any updates to these subsidiary plans will necessitate changes/ updates in the project management plan too. There are...

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Integration Management Overview II

June 28, 2010
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Introduction The overall integration management process is actually a collection of six distinct processes that have an impact and influence each other and are related to distinct phases of the project life cycle. The sequence starts with the project charter development that defines the start of the project. The project management development relates to...

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Direct and Manage Project Tool & Techniques

June 26, 2010
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Introduction Direct and manage the project execution plan covers every aspect of managing the project execution. Thus it covers a range of categories of actions. These are derived from the subsidiary plans as well as the overall project management plans. The main baselines used are also used as inputs. Like every other process, the...

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