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Priority: Deliver the Project
Adrian Cresswell
Many PM's have become blinded by paperwork and process. Having witnessed time and again large failures in government and industry, the cause is often the same. The best processes in the world will NOT deliver the program/project.
Rather it takes someone to shoulder responsibility and DRAG the project kicking and screaming through the process and deliver the result. The ability to push on, regardless of the process, is critical. Once enough driving forces have been gathered and mobilized, the programme/project becomes unstoppable. THEN there is time to go back and shuffle the mountain of paper that no-one except auditing people ever reads.
Priority 1. DELIVER !
 

 
Project delivery
Andy Jaeger
I couldn't agree more!
 

 
Project Delivery slowed down by added Activities
Jombo Douglas, progect development, Nigeria, Member
Hi all, yes delivering a project is the focus but a whole lot of activities are now added that end up slowing the process down. Still on this matter, how is the issue of funding being handled in your area in the light of the global melt down. Over here it is herculian to say the least
 

 
People Deliver Projects
Frank Hughes
I have been a PM now for quite some time. I have also been responsible for the development of PMS and BAS and that is certainly the point at which I start my conversations. The documentation is a means to an end not the end itself.
As a PM you will never be remembered for your beautiful paperwork. You will be remembered for what you deliver and how you delivered it, not only by your client(s) but by your team.
Leading, motivating and managing a team that thinks 'can if' rather than 'can't because' will usually bear fruit. Remember the documentation is important, but it doesn't deliver results - people do.
 

 
Role of People in Project Delivery
Ebwongu Michael
I do agree with Frank, the success of a project is judged by the results achieved and the most important aspect is how the human resources convert the other resources into results. A manager needs to establish a mechanism which triggers the latent energy in the human resources to realise their dream.
 

 
Project Documentation is Important in Project Delivery
Publio A. Salazar Ramirez, Project Manager, Guatemala, Member
In my view, project documentation is a very important step in the life cycle of a project, because it is communication with the operation that receives our product. For example, I was to deliver updated drawings in CAD and PDF (not everyone has CAD viewer and no time to download) electrical, mechanical, civil, rain water pipings, designs, everything in case that the operation wants to continue their construction without us.
 

     
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