Tailor IT Project Management Processes to Fit Your Projects

Right-size PMBOK for all of your IT projects.

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Project management methodologies that are not tailored to your organization’s needs result in:

  • Ineffective project management
  • Wasted resources on creating unnecessary and low-value documentation
  • Paralysis on the part of overwhelmed project managers trying to do everything
  • Paralysis on the part of new project managers not knowing what to do
  • Alienated stakeholders and project sponsors

Tailoring project management methodologies to fit the needs of your organization results in:

  • Effective and efficient project management
  • Reduced resource waste as project management artifacts are low effort to create and high in value for project management
  • Enabled project managers, experienced or inexperienced, having clear and well laid out operating procedures
  • Improved stakeholder and project sponsor engagement

Module 1: Lay the Groundwork for Project Management Success

The Purpose

  • Set a governance framework for project management and define what a project is.

Key Benefits Achieved

  • Alignment of project governance to applicable industry best practice.

Activities: Outputs:
1.1 Assess current state of project governance and management.
  • PM assessment report and maturity
1.2 Set a governance framework.
  • Project governance COBIT alignment
1.3 Differentiate project from non-project.
1.4 Set project levels.
  • Project Level Definition Matrix

Module 2: Right-Size PM for Small Projects

The Purpose

  • Optimize project management processes for small projects.

Key Benefits Achieved

  • Increased project throughput and effort-to-value ratio of project management processes for small projects.

Activities: Outputs:
2.1 Set expectations for managing small projects.
2.2 Adapt Info-Tech's PM approach for small projects to managing your small projects.
  • Level 1 Project Management SOP and artifact templates

Module 3: Develop a Fully-Featured PM for Larger Projects

The Purpose

  • Create fully featured project management processes for larger projects.

Key Benefits Achieved

  • Injection of standardized, rigorous project management methodologies for large projects with high risks.

Activities: Outputs:
3.1 Create initiation processes.
3.2 Create planning processes.
3.3 Create execution processes.
3.4 Create closing processes.
  • Level 2 & 3 Project Management SOP and artifact templates

Module 4: Implement Project Management SOP

The Purpose

  • Develop a rollout plan for the new project management methodologies.

Key Benefits Achieved

  • Implementation of the new process that will realize the benefits of tailored, right-sized project management.

Activities: Outputs:
4.1 Create a rollout plan for new PM methodology.
  • Project management process roadmap
4.2 Create training material for staff.
  • Project management staff training material
4.3 Develop an implementation timeline.
  • Project Management Process Implementation Timeline

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