In order to optimize the process and maximize the outcomes of a project assessment, it is important to take a methodical and deliberate approach to the review. This chapter will identify several types of project assessments, and then detail out the key steps performed during an assessment. The chapter will also distinguish between project and program assessments, and provide some insights around key lessons to consider when determining the project assessment approach.

2.1   Types of assessments

There are several types of information technology project assessments which can be conducted. Table 2.1 identifies and describes the most common types of project audits or assessment with their associated focus areas, and ...

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