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  • Hilal AL Ghannami thinks this is interesting:

most projects have the following characteristics in common:

  • In the beginning of the project life cycle, when the project is initiated, costs are low, and few team members are assigned to the project.
  • As the project progresses, costs and staffing increase and then taper off at closing.
  • The potential that the project will come to a successful ending is lowest at the beginning of the project; its chance for success increases as the project progresses through its phases and life cycle stages.
  • Risk is highest at the beginning of the project and gradually decreases the closer the project comes to completion.
  • Stakeholders have the greatest chance of influencing the project and...