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WHY YOUR BUSINESS SUCCESSDEPENDS ON PROJECTS
GENERALLY SPEAKING, you can divide your organization’s activity into two categories: operations and projects. Operations involve repetitive, ongoing activities, such as manufacturing, service, and production, whereas projects involve unique, one-time initiatives, such as launching new products, new organizations, or new ventures, improving existing products, and investing in the company’s infrastructure. Projects drive business innovation and change; in fact, the only way organizations can change, implement a strategy, innovate, or gain competitive advantage is through projects. Furthermore, if you think about it, every operational process began as a project that put things in motion. ...