Case Study of Pmbok Implementation Integrated Transportation System

A Microsoft Project schedule for the case serves to illustrate how the work breakdown structure is translated to project tasks, schedule, and budget and resource assignments. This transportation program, entitled the Integrated Transportation System, involves the design and development of a product, a new transportation vehicle concept that will incorporate a controlled, line haul highway system for urban transportation. The case is scheduled into Microsoft Project and will be discussed, task...

Customer Driven Risk Management

A customer-driven, new product project team is a team that responds to customers and manages customer satisfaction as a regular team function. Risk management is an overall obligation of the customer-driven project team. The team continually assesses risk at the project level as well as in each task of the project, not only in terms of time and cost, but also in terms of the technical feasibility. Again, the customer-driven lead team establishes the system for risk management. This risk...

Generic New Product Development Work Breakdown Structure

This appendix provides an example of a generic new product development process showing task descriptions and responsibilities. This model provides new product developers and project managers and teams with a prescribed procedure for the process. Companies and agencies are encouraged to develop this kind of generic process, to update it with lessons learned, to publish it on the company network, to use it in training project and product development managers, and to promote its use in all new...