The Relationship Between Project Lifecycle and Project Management Processes

When evaluating processes associated with the process groups, it is important to note that the output of one group becomes the input for another group, and there is overlap between the processes in order to achieve the end result.

Many of the deliverables of one phase are needed and utilized in the following phases, and inputs and outputs for each of the processes depend on the phase in which they are ultimately carried out. The processes are ongoing activities throughout that phase of the project and are not one-time occurrences. The overlap allows the transition from the closing out of one phase and the start of another phase, while linking the results and deliverables ...

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