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Project 2013 In Depth by Scott Daley

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14. Analyzing Performance

As a project manager, planning the project is only one phase of your overall objective. In fact, the process model supported by Project Management Institute (PMI) begins with initiation, followed by planning, executing, controlling, and closing the project. This is an excellent model to emulate to obtain the greatest success rate for managing your project. This chapter focuses on the controlling aspect of project management.

Every plan is obsolete the minute it’s finished. A project plan is never more than the best estimate of how the project will proceed as estimated by the project manager(s) and other project stakeholders. Projects rarely take less of anything than you originally thought; usually they take more of ...

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