What is the difference between a standard and a method?
In the context of project management:
- a standard, such as ISO 21500, defines what needs to be done and by whom but not how activities are done;
- a method, such as PRINCE2®, provides not only a set of activities to be done, together with roles, but also techniques for undertaking these activities.
- a standard can be used to help assess the completeness of any method;
- a method is intended for practical use.
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