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Absolute Beginner's Guide to Project Management by Gregory M. Horine

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Chapter 13. Managing Project Issues

In this chapter

  • Learn why an effective issue management process is vital to project success

  • Understand why the project manager is the most important element in the issue management process

  • Understand the subtle differences between managing risks, issues, and defects

  • Learn the key principles and best practices for managing project issues

  • Learn which data points are essential to your issue management system

  • Understand the limitations of the common Issue Log approach

Projects are dynamic, projects often deal with the “new” and the “leading edge,” and projects involve people. As a result, circumstances are going to change, misunderstandings occur, assumptions don't hold, political agendas collide, problems arise, and risk ...

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