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Assessing IT Projects to Ensure Successful Outcomes by Kerry Wills

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CHAPTER 5: ASSESS AND RECOMMEND

Once the project information is gathered, it needs to be reviewed and assessed to pull out relevant content, observations and insights. This information will then be used to document the project assessment findings, determine a set of recommendations to optimize the project delivery, and take action on the risks and challenges. This chapter will explore some methods for assessing the project information, identify some key items to look for, and review the approach for determining a set of recommendations.

5.1   Assessment framework

The “art” of the project assessment is taking all of the disparate information gathered from interviews, document reviews and observations, and then synthesizing it into relevant findings. ...

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