A Well thought out and written article. *Common definition for SMART: Specific, Measurable, Actionable, Reasonable and Timed How often are your projects SMART? If you asked for that as a requirement, what are your expectations for a response?
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A lot of things need to occur to get a project started. For the project manager, understanding the basics about the project – the goal, timing, budget are some of the tasks to getting organized. Included in that understanding is who will do what tasks for the project.
A great way to get organized and develop that overall understanding about the make up of a project is to document. No, really, it is. There are several basic documents that come to mind. As separate and distinct files, those include the scope,charter, schedule and raci matrix. Each of these is important for upfront planning and also during execution of the project. I have found that writing or contributing to each of these is very helpful. Being able to communicate the knowledge of the what, how and who during a project kick-off meeting helps get the team up to speed quickly. Most…
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