Project Management is the discipline of planning, organizing, securing, and managing resources to achieve specific goals.
Project management includes a number of process groups, and a control system. Major process groups generally include:
- planning or development
- production or execution
- monitoring and controlling
A project is a temporary undertaking with a defined beginning and end, with a scope of work, a schedule of time and deliverables, and a means to measure success. Projects are constrained by resources of time , investment and personnel. The goal of the project manager is to optimize the resources, to deliver the product of the project to the stakeholders within the constraints.
A Project is temporary and is outside of the general business repetitive steady state maintenance. A network upgrade would be an example of a project, where as the day to day maintenance and operations would be classed as steady state operations and would be covered under our network maintenance program
There are several tools that we use from the project management arsenal to help keep the project on schedule, within budget and to determine beneficial results.
Specifically, our PMS product is an on-line product used by mid-size organizations to manage projects, time, billing and communications.