Cooking projects in a PMO
It takes more than ingredients to create a meal, and it takes more than resources to manage a project. You need to have standards (cooking temperature), documentation (recipes), guidance (cooking shows), economies of repetition (making meals every day), and metrics (your taste testers). Your kitchen is the project management office (PMO) of your meals.
4½ Key Steps to Project Success—IRIS
4½ Key Steps to Project Success
Project success. We all recognise it when we see it, but what constitutes a successful project and how can this success be replicated in the future?
Traditional project management for years has followed the ‘iron triangle’ or ‘three pillars’ of time, cost and quality. In an ideal world, projects would be delivered on time with all the milestones reached on schedule; they would come in on budget, without any nasty surprises for client or supplier, and they would delight the client with high quality deliverables.
How can you increase the likelihood of the projects you undertake achieving this happy state of affairs?
Author: IRIS Project Solutions (submitted by Rupert Ralston)
Review status: Peer reviewed