Distinctive factors that stand out in the emergence of project management, include: • Demonstration of effectiveness through such noteworthy initiatives as the Manhattan Project and the Polaris Submarine Project. • Development of specialized techniques for scheduling project activities such as PERT, CPM, and cost-schedule control systems.
If you a new project manager and you are going to manage a project, this post is really for you. In the Everyday Project Management book, the author Jeff Davidson explains in detail and in an easy language very basic but important principles.
Applying control in project management is really important and this may be achieved in various ways.
Requirements change. And changes in requirements can come at any time during the life of a project (or even after that).
Project management involves many practices for creating proposals and requirements. This chapter discusses how common procurement methods can result in project difficulties or even complete failure. It shows how inadequate Request for Proposals (RFPs) and Statements of Work (SOWs) make it difficult to employ modern iterative development methodologies such as the RUP.