APPENDIX X3AGILE, ITERATIVE, ADAPTIVE, AND HYBRID PROJECT ENVIRONMENTS
This appendix explores the nuances of how the Project Management Process Groups described in The Standard for Project Management are performed with respect to the project environment and life cycle.
Section 220.127.116.11 of the PMBOK® Guide states that the “project life cycle needs to be flexible enough to deal with the variety of factors included in the project.” It is the nature of projects to evolve as more detailed and specific information becomes available. This ability to evolve and adapt is more relevant in environments with a high degree of change and uncertainty or with a wide variation of stakeholder interpretation and expectations.
X3.1 THE CONTINUUM OF PROJECT LIFE ...