4.5. Monitoring and Controlling the Project (PMBOK, Section 4.5)
As soon as a project begins, the project management monitoring and controlling processes also begin. These processes monitor all the other processes within the project to ensure that they are being done according to plan, according to the performing organization's practices, and to ensure that a limited amount of defects enters the project. The monitoring and controlling process group has several key activities:
Collecting project statistics
Measuring project performance
Distributing project information
Analyzing project trends and measurements to improve the project
4.5.1. Monitoring the Project
Monitoring and controlling the project is not a one-time or random event. It's important ...