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Manage your projects for success.

  • Projects are run ad hoc with little to no standards.
  • Lack of proper scoping at the beginning of the project leads to constant rescoping, rescheduling, and budget overruns.
  • Project leads track progress in their own way, which makes it difficult for leadership to understand project process and identify what projects require assistance.
  • Absent documentation means project leads are left to reinvent the wheel every time a new project is assigned.
  • Unable to pinpoint the ultimate decision maker, the project lead works unnecessarily to meet everchanging expectations.

Our Advice

Critical Insight

  • Do not burden project managers with things they do not have time to do.
  • Determine what a sustainable process means for your organization.
  • Most formal project management methodologies are too comprehensive and rigorous for most IT projects.
  • Make the most of your project manager’s time, and be judicious about the standard that is set.

Impact and Result

Start with the project management foundation and grow from there!

  • Formalize what you are doing.
  • Get specific about requirements.
  • Keep stakeholders up to date.
  • Tightly control changes.
  • Learn from your mistakes.
  • Define when the project is done.

Get Started With Project Management Excellence

Start here – read the Executive Brief

Read our concise Executive Brief to find out why you should develop a light-weight project management process, review Info-Tech’s methodology, and understand how to leverage our toolkit.


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About Info-Tech

Info-Tech Research Group is the world’s fastest-growing information technology research and advisory company, proudly serving over 30,000 IT professionals.

We produce unbiased and highly relevant research to help CIOs and IT leaders make strategic, timely, and well-informed decisions. We partner closely with IT teams to provide everything they need, from actionable tools to analyst guidance, ensuring they deliver measurable results for their organizations.

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10.0/10
Overall Impact

$2,479
Average $ Saved

2
Average Days Saved

After each Info-Tech experience, we ask our members to quantify the real-time savings, monetary impact, and project improvements our research helped them achieve.

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What Is a Blueprint?

A blueprint is designed to be a roadmap, containing a methodology and the tools and templates you need to solve your IT problems.

Each blueprint can be accompanied by a Guided Implementation that provides you access to our world-class analysts to help you get through the project.

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Try Our Guided Implementations

Get the help you need in this 4-phase advisory process. You'll receive 9 touchpoints with our researchers, all included in your membership.

Guided Implementation #1 - Scoping
  • Call #1 - Scope requirements, objectives, and your specific challenges.

Guided Implementation #2 - Project Initiation and Planning
  • Call #1 - Introduce the best practice toolkit.
  • Call #2 - Assess the current project initiation and planning practices.
  • Call #3 - Review the Project Charter and Requirements Workbook for suitability.

Guided Implementation #3 - Project Execution
  • Call #1 - Discuss pain points with project execution.
  • Call #2 - Review the Status Report and Change Request templates and discuss customization.

Guided Implementation #4 - Project Closure
  • Call #1 - Discuss the value of a standard closure process.
  • Call #2 - Review the Project Closure Checklist and Lessons Learned documents.
  • Call #3 - Document RACI for the project management process.

Author(s)

Teodora Siman

Contributors

Ten anonymous contributors

Search Code: 96572
Published: March 17, 2021
Last Revised: March 17, 2021

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