Step-by-Step Guide

Step 7: Make sure you have the resources to do the job

In addition to the pitfalls of being under-funded, under-staffed, and under-supported, you need to make sure you have the time to get this project done right. Many IT Projects are handed off to administrators who already have full time responsibilities.


12 STEPS TO PROJECT MANAGEMENT SUCCESS

Home: Introduction
 Step 01: Identify sponsors and stakeholders
 Step 02: Get a champion in top management
 Step 03: Clear goals and achievable, objective deliverables
 Step 04: Own the planning process
 Step 05: Establish a methodology
 Step 06: Be honest about your abilities
 Step 07: Make sure you have the resources
 Step 08: Assemble the best team you can
 Step 09: Communicate early and often
 Step 10: Establish clear metrics
 Step 11: Keep your deliverables in mind
 Step 12: Know when to ask for help

This was first published in April 2005

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