Minimum Requirements for Early Implementers

Take small steps at the beginning and don't expect everyone to understand or appreciate the value of this new approach to managing projects. This is especially true if a formalized approach to managing projects is nonexistent. In this case, it is very important to focus on introducing minimum requirements at the start; otherwise efforts to get people to embrace the methodology will be viewed as unnecessary administrative tasks adding more management controls that increase an already overwhelming work-load. We do not suggest that the methodology contents be reduced, but rather that initial requirements be limited until the PMCoE determines that the organization is ready to begin using more of the processes. ...

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