For example: to put a data centre together is a project, but after you put it together, keeping it up and running is an operation The distinction between projects and operations can be made by sticking to the definition of a project – that is temporary and unique . Operations are generally ongoing and repetitive .
Projects bring about change and project management is recognised as the most efficient way of managing such change.
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are individuals and organisations whose interests are affected (positively or negatively) by the project execution and completion.
Many PMs will confuse project schedule wit project plan. A good plan will contain a projects schedule and a lot more: Project objectives, project scope, major deliverables, resource requirements, project schedule with key delivery dates. What happens if there is a poor plan? 1)- ‘Firefighting project manager’, where everything is unexpected, a surprise, a crisis. 2) – ‘Go with the flow project manager’ – ‘it will be all right on the day’ approach
Project reporting is to find out if the project is on track and/or what the current issues are.
Most famous Goal Statement: “ I believe this nation should commit itself to the goal of sending a man to the moon before the end of the decade, and returning him safely to Earth” John F Kennedy, 1961
But the small change it is actually quite significant as the translation and editing is complete and typesetting is almost finished. You would like to please the client as you are new to the company. What do you do?
Traditionally project management success metrics are ON TIME, ON BUDGET and AS DEFINED. But we know that many projects successfully completed with these metrics have actually failed to deliver benefits to the clients. For Instance, Kodak’s Advantix photographic system project was a success in terms of project management. But hardly brought any benefits to Kodak as the PM team failed to pick up the consumer trend for digital photography.
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You are a project manager assigned to run a localisation project. You have never run a localisation project before. The engineers tell you that there is no way that they can estimate how long it will take them.
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Insist that the project need to be estimated, making assumptions where necessary