Lessons Learned is a method of reflecting on the process of a project. It allows you to prepare for current and future projects as well to identify process improvements (Rowe & Sikes, 2006). Identifying and analyzing the lessons and outcomes from a project not only helps …
Through a gap analysis, organizations identify the problems that their processes should overcome and prioritize them so that the gaps that most negatively impact meeting business needs can be addressed first.
A Project Issue Log is a method of documenting and logging issues (i.e., project situations that have already occurred and can affect project success; Piney, 2012). Issue logs provide visible verification that the situation has been heard and will be addressed properly rather than overlooked or dismissed (Love, 2002)...
Evaluating Program Alternatives is a method of analyzing the expected effectiveness and efficiency of a program, project, or policy to aid in selecting the best option for your organization to pursue. This model allows all stakeholders to be easily involved in the process and accompanying discussions.
Gathering requirements for a new system is not as straightforward as simply asking the stakeholders what they want. Involve all the relevant stakeholders in the process, discuss the level of necessity of each requirement, and create a specific plan to confirm and ensure that the requirements are clear and validated.
Developing your roadmap and deciding what products or services to invest in can be a daunting task. The challenge is evaluating which products have the highest market attractiveness (more significant reach and impact on revenue), and greater ease of implementation.
The premortem, developed by Gary Klein, is a method used to anticipate project failures before they actually occur. Like a medical postmortem, it examines how a project failed – but it’s conducted before the failure occurs so there’s still time to prevent it.