An idea is a point of departure and no more. As soon as you elaborate it, it becomes transformed by thought.
This chapter spends some time talking about how projects get officially launched via a project charter. It covers the formal and informal things that happen when you are assigned a project to lead.
Next you’ll encounter a topic called Measures of Performance that describes the point of the project. This tool can really help define what success looks like when your project is completed.
After that ...