Project Integration Management

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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Direct and Manage Project Overview

June 25, 2010
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Introduction Direct and manage project is a process that ensures the activities specified in the project management are carried out to achieve the objectives of the same. To achieve hose goals it processes inputs like the project management plan, approved change requests, enterprise environmental factors and organizational process assets. The outputs of this process...

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Develop Project management Plan Output

June 23, 2010
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Introduction The project management plan is developed through development of many a related subsidiary plan and the project management plan integrates these subsidiary plans and baselines. It also defines many a processes that needs to be carried out to manage a project through its lifecycle stages to completion. The following discussions illustrate what the...

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Monitor and Control Project Outputs

June 22, 2010
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Introduction Monitoring and control of project is essentially about monitoring, measuring how the project is actually working out compared to the planned progress. When deviations do happen, which is often, the process must arrange control actions that can bring the project track to as close to the projected track as possible. The bottom line...

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Develop Project Management Plan Overview

June 20, 2010
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Introduction The project management plan is the master reference for everything that happens in a project. Thus it is vital that this planning is done very carefully and documented appropriately for anything but the most trivial projects. Most processes use this plan as an input for this precise reason. Similarly, outcomes of many other...

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