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Project Management for Non-Project Managers by Jack Ferraro

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CHAPTER THREEUnderstanding the Business Side of the Project

Project teams and their members move rapidly from one project to the next and are often under tremendous pressure to produce deliverables and results. Arriving quickly, then disappearing as they move on to the next urgent organizational need, project teams are becoming business and technology agnostics. Yet specific business knowledge is essential for project success and the critical role of providing the relevant business knowledge to the project team belongs to you, the functional manager. This business knowledge becomes the foundation for project requirements, a key component to your project scope. A relatively stable, well-understood project scope shortens project life cycles, while ...

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