Many projects seem to float into existence. Ask yourself when your project started? Can you honestly answer? There may be a date on a schedule somewhere but that only reflects when the planning hit the paper. So how do you give birth to a project?
Ever been asked by a business person why you need a project manager. This White Paper provides the answer.
How do you go about starting a project? If a project is not initiated correctly, it is bound to struggle. Find out some of the things you need to do when setting up a project.
The typical information to include in a Business Case, Project Charter or Phase Plan.
An outline of creating the project context before starting. It covers why we define the vision, outcome, objectives, stakeholders etc. and gives an example.
Do you always need a business case? Does a business case stifle creativity in IT? Read about another way to look at justification for an IT project.
Market research is used in the consumer world to identify the pros and cons of new products. Why is it not used more in IT for new projects?