Project management processes

There are heaps of processes in project management including those for managing stakeholders, issues, risks, variations etc.  And developing a process is best managed as a project.  This blog entry shows us how to prepare a process map and provides us with a comprehensive checklist with which to review a process and ensure its continuous improvement.

There is no universal agreement about process mapping terminology, but the following would all be reasonable definitions of a process:

A process is a logical sequence of activities that takes inputs, adds value, and produces outputs for an internal or external customer.” 

A process comprises all the activities that people must undertake to achieve a particular outcome.”

A process is a series of steps to achieve a desired result.”

A process is a collection of related events performed to provide products and services … Read More »



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