- A small set of tasks handled by two or three folks, such as the upgrading of custom Crystal Reports from version XI to XII.
- At the other end of the spectrum, a project may be the replacement of your organization's CRM system with a custom-built solution.
- Something in between.
I have used very different project plans and project management styles for very different types of projects. Make sure that your plan fits your project. In the first example, a 400-line plan with 17 phases is overkill. In the second example, a four line Excel spreadsheet can't begin to serve as a useful tool. Use your judgment and make sure that the squeeze is worth the juice.
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