5.11. Bringing the Processes Together

In this chapter, you learned all about the processes that fall in the Monitoring and Controlling process group. If anything is amiss, the processes in this group work together to bring the project back in line with the project management plan.

In addition to correcting any differences between the actual work and the project management plan, the Monitoring and Controlling process group is also responsible for preventive actions. During these processes, changes are verified and managed, and the status of identified risks is monitored in order to manage hurdles as soon as they arise. This process group is the project's gatekeeper.

Figure 5.19 summarizes the objectives in the Monitoring and Controlling process ...

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