Chapter 12. Planning for Success
Build a comprehensive project plan
Establish key checkpoints and monitor their achievement
Plan for contingencies
Focus the plan on delivering and demonstrating success early
It is well known that for any project to be successful, it is essential to prepare and follow a sufficiently detailed project plan. This holds particularly true for a large project that involves many different departments, such as the creation of a multisite commerce platform.
Throughout the life of the project, the plan is used in many different ways. Initially when the plan is prepared, it is the basis of the project’s approval. The project plan contains information about the anticipated costs and resource requirements ...