Introduction to the Process Improvement Life Cycle.
Designing, documenting, and implementing a project management methodology is a major undertaking. It is met with several obstacles, including:
• Cultural and organizational barriers to change; • Replacing existing project management habits; • Rugged individualism of technical professionals.
An organization will never reach the point where it is safe to say that all three of these obstacles have been neutralized. In fact, these obstacles will continuously plague projects for as long as there are projects to be plagued. Until very recently most organizations have not paid enough attention to these obstacles, which ushered in the...