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Manage Projects by Ken Langdon, Andy Bruce

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Check that the Plan is Feasible

Before starting the project, you need to be certain that there is a reasonable chance of achieving success. Ask questions to assess whether the project is properly timed, feasible, and worthwhile before going ahead.

Is the Timing Right?

However desirable a project may seem, check that it is the right time to carry it out. Without careful examination of timing you run the risk of failure, for a number of reasons:

  • Other projects that are already started may make the project irrelevant. If, for example, a team is working on a complete revision of your organization’s website, it may be better to delay the implementation of a system for buying on line until the revision is complete.

  • Your organization may be trying ...

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