Chapter 15. Measuring Success Post-Project

Goals of This Chapter

Upon completion of this chapter, you should be able to:

• Explain how to measure the business impact for a project

• Know when and how to use post-project monitoring

• Define the value of post-project reports and who should receive them

• Articulate how and why senior management should support project management methodologies and best practices

The project is finished. The end result has met the stakeholder requirements, and it came in on time and within budget. Now it is time to move on to the next project. But wait, not so fast. How do you know if the IT project has met the greatest goal of all: adding value to the business? Can the project manager unequivocally show that ...

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