Start with the Business Case
In Chapter 1, I talked about the need to align the project with the business needs and requirements since it’s the only reason companies undertake a project in the first place! So you must start with the business case. Most important, it should include the expected savings or revenue increases that will occur after the project is completed.
What Should Be Included in the Business Case
Companies format their business case templates in many ways, but most include these items:
• Reasons why the company undertook the project—typically the need it is trying to address or the increase in performance it is trying to achieve.
• Options that were considered in addressing the need or performance requirements (there is rarely ...