Project HEADWAY is a full life cycle project management process and it is the essential connective tissue that will hold each of your development projects together. It tells you what should be done, when to do it and provides a broad range of advice and examples on how it should be done.
Projects are all about change and the project manager is the person who is often leading that change. Depending on the project, the change may have a small or a huge impact on the way individuals, groups and the organization perform their work. Managing this change is a key component of project management that is often overlooked. Change HEADWAY provides a step-by-step approach to assist the project manager with the change process. Manage the change; don’t let the change manage you!
Organizations often undertake the wrong projects and fail to understand if the projects they choose actually provide the expected outcomes. The Portfolio HEADWAY process is a project-focused step-by-step process that will help your organization to select the right projects, manage those projects well and, realize the expected benefits. Put Portfolio HEADWAY to work for your organization.
This Microsoft Project plan for the Application Solution Process will help you keep track of your project as you evaluate, select, implement and deploy commercial off-the-shelf application packages.
Business reengineering is about change, but it is also about balance--balancing customer needs and operational performance to achieve business goals and objectives. Let this plan show you how to achieve balance on your BRE project.
Are you putting together a data warehouse? This Microsoft Project plan will help you keep tabs on all the complex stages and steps involved in building decision support systems and a knowledge-based applications architecture and environment.
Imagine if you could get the stages and steps of a Distributed Application Development methodology distilled into a ready-to-use Microsoft Project plan. You can! Download it now.
The Emergency Fix Process provides guidelines for the short-term aspect of system maintenance: how to identify, solve and prevent emergency malfunctions, and how to assess the scope and long-term impact of emergency solutions, positioning them to ensure future problem avoidance. The major activities of this process include tracking a reported problem to its source; designing, implementing and testing an immediate (and preferably permanent) solution; analyzing the extended impact of the fix on the system, on other related systems and on ongoing systems development; and taking measures to prevent the same or similar problems from occurring in the future.
Information Engineering (IE) is a full lifecycle development process that applies a tiered approach to business analysis; the business as a whole is analyzed for candidate business areas which yield candidate business systems for development. The business system of choice is designed, built and deployed using advanced tools and techniques to ensure the successful development of complex integrated systems within an overall architecture.
Do you need to develop a plan for implementing business systems to support business needs? Are you in the market to establish an information strategy based on the evaluation of your business strategy? If you need to establish a technical strategy for the best use of new information technology, this is the right place to look. Check out this process!
Timing is everything, even in project management. The key to a successful project is to use JPACE--that is, to Justify, Plan, Activate, Control and End it the right way. This Microsoft Project plan will help you do just that.
The Maintenance Process provides guidelines for the long-term enhancement aspect of system maintenance: how to assess and design system upgrades resulting from business changes; how to build and test the upgraded system to assure that it satisfies the new business needs; and how to transition the upgraded system seamlessly into the current production environment.
Are you implementing the Siebel Enterprise Application in an organization? This Microsoft Project plan serves as a project guideline for customizing and implementing the Siebel package to address an organization's CRM requirements.
Rapid Application Development (RAD) is designed to deliver systems very quickly. Project scope, size and circumstances all determine the success of a RAD approach. Use this Microsoft Project plan for your RAD project.
Value Stream Assessment (VSA) is an approach used to assess the strengths and weaknesses of an enterprise's value stream(s) for the express purpose of creating a value stream-driven solution. This Microsoft Project plan will help you do just that.
The webWAVE Development project plan in Microsoft Project offers your intranet development team a blueprint for establishing a corporate communications vehicle that can streamline business processes, allow increased access to corporate information and revolutionize knowledge sharing--while reducing overall communications costs.
Now that you've built yourself an intranet, you'll have to maintain it. This Microsoft Project plan will help you do just that.