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Project Management Glossary

Project Management Glossary Acceptance Criteria: those criteria, including performance requirements and essential conditions that must be met before the project deliverables are accepted. Activity: an action necessary to achieve a project task and is the smallest unit of project work. Assumptions: factors that, for project planning purposes, are considered to be true and do not require proof.\Budget: the [...]

What are the project management process groups?

What are the project management process groups? Process Groups bundle together processes (they’re coming up…promise) that often operate around the same time on a project or with similar input and outputs. Once you’ve got comfortable with them they are actually a very logical way of grouping together the things you have to do. Projects can [...]

What is PMBOK?

What is PMBOK? The primary purpose of the PMBOK Guide is to identify that subset of the Project Management Body of Knowledge that is generally recognized as good practice. "Identify" means to provide a general overview as opposed to an exhaustive description. "Generally recognized" means that the knowledge and practices described are applicable to most [...]

What is a PMO?

What is a PMO? A PMO is the backbone of a successful project management approach at an organization. Although it does not perform the actual work on projects or making any decisions itself, but they are familiar with the resources on them.  They know their employee skills and performance characteristics and communication regularly with the [...]