Creating a weekly status report of your work on a software project is vitally important to the success of the project. But it need not be drudgery, it can be exciting and rewarding.
Thanks to web-enabled wireless devices, online action item tracking is finally a viable replacement for paper planners and desktop computers. Check out four free options for keeping track of to-do lists and action items online.
In her article, author Meri Williams outlines the key elements in project management. In our article, we add to Meri’s writing with some project management basics of our own.
The Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) defines five process groups in Project Management. This article defines the Closing Process Group.
Projects get delayed for many reasons, including unforeseen risks, optimistic estimates, and evolving requirements. The reality is that projects rarely go as planned. The processes in the Monitoring and Controlling process group trigger change requests that enable a project to get back on track.
Your project plans are worth nothing without an impeccable project execution. This phase is necessary to make sure project deliverables and project objectives will meet stakeholder expectations. Learn more about the processes defined in the Executing Process Group.
The Initiating Process Group is an essential step in completing your process. This is the phase where you define your project and obtain authorization to complete your goals.