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The Project Workout, 4th Edition by Robert Buttrick

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Applying the Staged Framework

Four types of project

Fitting into the staged framework

Small stuff, or ‘simple’ projects

Agile or rapid projects

‘Just do it’ projects – loose cannons

Big stuff, or projects and subprojects

Work packages

The extended project life cycle

The staged framework requires that, by the time you reach the Development Gate, you know, with a reasonable level of confidence, what you are going to do, how you are going to do it and who is accountable for seeing it is done.

‘Through the unknown remembered gate.’

T S ELIOT

The previous chapters have taken you through a project management framework you can use for each of your projects. This framework leads the project sponsor and project manager on a course which, if ...

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