To be successful, a project must have:

Agreement

Plan

Constant effective communication

Controlled Scope

Upper management support

 

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A Plan that demonstrates what is possible, shows an overall path and clear responsibilities, contains the details for estimating the people, money, time, equipment, and materials necessary to get the job done, and will be used to measure progress during the project and act as an early warning system.

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Constant and effective Communication among everyone involved in the project in order to coordinate action, recognize and solve problems, and react to changes.

 

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A Controlled Scope, or "stakeholder expectations management", to ensure that everyone involved understands exactly what can be accomplished within a given time frame and budget; a systematic method for establishing realistic goals for deliverables, cost, schedule, and quality, as well as techniques for keeping the goals consistent throughout the project.

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New Business Synergies Approach

Milestone-based Thinking

Risk Management

Project Status Reports and Meetings

 

 

 

Upper Management Support, "managing upward", guiding the upper managers toward timely decisions that keep the project moving to supply people and other resources, make policy decisions, or remove organizational obstacles.

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