Project Scope Definition

Developing a scope statement is a useful first step for defining the scope of the project and setting a boundary. A project's scope, however, should also be defined in terms of the deliverables that the team must provide. These deliverables can be divided into project-oriented deliverables and product-oriented deliverables. This separation gives the team a clearer definition of the work to be accomplished and improves the likelihood of accurately assigning resources and estimating the time and...

Identifying It Project Risks

Risk Self Identification Framework

Risk identification deals with identifying and creating a list of threats and opportunities that may impact the project's goal and or objectives. Each risk and its characteristics are documented to provide a basis for the overall risk management plan. An IT Project Risk Management Framework Identifying and understanding the risks that will impact a project is not always a straightforward task. Many risks can affect a project in different ways and during different phases of the project life...

An Information Technology Project Methodology Itpm

A methodology provides a strategic-level plan for managing and controlling IT projects. Think of a methodology as a template for initiating, planning, and developing an information system. Although information systems may be different, it is the product, and not necessarily the process, of managing the project that makes them different. As you can see in Figure 2.1, the methodology recommends the phases, deliverables, processes, tools, and knowledge areas for supporting an IT project. The key...