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How to use a Project Life Cycle better to reach the project’s end-goal successfully...?
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Kindly share your experiences with managing a project life cycles to reach the project’s end-goal successfully, Your platform that works with the cycle and How to use Use BI to analyze pass projects to optimize the the cycle with real examples.
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To use a project life cycle to reach end-goals the first thing to understand is the project life cycle will not assure that. Project life cycle is just the thrid step inside the pyramid that have approach at the basement, life cycle model , life cycle process, method and tools on the top. The first step to be successful is to select the approach based on your current situation. That is an activity that belongs to business analisys and is run when "needs assessment" is performed.
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Fouad: Thanks for posting this interesting question.
As Sergio rightly said, the life cycle alone doesn't guarantee project success.
However, as I had mentioned in one of the 52 chapters in my recent book, "Say YES to Project Success," you can effectively leverage the 80-20 rule to prioritize strategies based on the lifecycle your project is in.
After all, with the PM pulled in various directions, focusing on the "critical few" is very important for project success.
For example, during initiation, it is critical to focus on ensuring that all stakeholders understand the "BIG" picture of the project so they can all pull forward in the same direction.
Another example of the 80-20 during planning and initial stages of execution can be acquiring the right talent. You just can't get the best people for all roles. Instead, focus on the critical 20-30% of roles which can really make or break your project. Negotiate hard to get the best people for these roles and be prepared to compromise on other non-critical roles.
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Fouad: Thanks for posting this interesting question.
As Sergio rightly said, the life cycle alone doesn't guarantee project success.
However, as I had mentioned in one of the 52 chapters in my recent book, "Say YES to Project Success," you can effectively leverage the 80-20 rule to prioritize strategies based on the lifecycle your project is in.
After all, with the PM pulled in various directions, focusing on the "critical few" is very important for project success.
For example, during initiation, it is critical to focus on ensuring that all stakeholders understand the "BIG" picture of the project so they can all pull forward in the same direction.
Another example of the 80-20 during planning and initial stages of execution can be acquiring the right talent. You just can't get the best people for all roles. Instead, focus on the critical 20-30% of roles which can really make or break your project. Negotiate hard to get the best people for these roles and be prepared to compromise on other non-critical roles.

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