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Sample Project Management Plan

We have proven record in managing large and small projects using formal project management methodologies as well as agile software development methods.

The following is a sample project plan we used to implement the Y Mentor web portal.

  1. Initiating the Project
    1. Conduct Project Selection Methods
    2. Define Scope
    3. Identify and Perform Stakeholder Analysis (Release 1 Sprint 1 User Stories Identified)
    4. Document Project Risks, Assumptions, and Constraints
    5. Develop Project Charter
    6. Obtain Project Charter Approval
  2. Planning the project
    1. Define and Record Requirements, Constraints and Assumptions
    2. Create and Maintain the Work Breakdown Structure
    3. Develop Change Management Plan
    4. Obtain Plan Approval
    5. Conduct Kickoff Meeting
  3. Execute the Project
    1. Ensure Tasks Defined in Project Plan
    2. Ensure Common Understanding and Set Expectations
    3. Implement the Procurement of Project Resources (NA)
    4. Manage Resource Allocation
    5. Implement Quality Management Plan (Testing)
    6. Implement Approved Changes
    7. Improve Team Performance
  4. Monitoring and Controlling the Project
    1. Measure Project Performance (Progress Reporting)
    2. Verify and Manage Changes to the Project
    3. Ensure Project Deliverables Conform to the Quality Standards
    4. Monitor All Tasks
  5. Closing the Project
    1. Obtain Final Acceptance for the Project
    2. Release Project Resources (NA)
    3. Identify, Document, and Communicate Lessons Learned
    4. Create and Distribute Final Project Report
    5. Archive and Retain Project Records
    6. Measure Customer Satisfaction
  6. Professional and Social Responsibility
    1. Ensure Individual Integrity
    2. Contribute to the Project Management Knowledge Base
    3. Enhance Personal Professional Competence
    4. Promote Interaction Among Stakeholders
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Pathway to Prosperity (April 12, 2019)

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Site Information
Beam
  • For the commercial sector, we tend to register startup activities (new companies and new commercial projects) that bring diversification and high-impact opportunities to the area.
  • For the non-profit sector, we wish to shine light on all the organizations and services that otherwise labor under relative obscurity.
  • Our hope is that dmcbeam.org will encourage cross-sector collaborations and creative solutions.

While there are a number of registries in the community, dmcbeam.org's  distinct value is to pilot a database with a data structure and categorizations that answer the questions such as: What organizations or projects/programs in our community that have purported relevance with some of the over-arching focuses put forward by initiatives such as DMC, J2G and Health Improvements?

This database could be used as one of the ways to explore the capacities of the community. If you are someone on an exploratory journey to learn about the greater Rochester community. dmcbeam.org could be an interesting first step.

Definitions
The following defines the various project phases:
  1. Available - a product, program or service is in production
  2. Develop - program or application is being developed
  3. Plan - idea is solid, stakeholders are identified, and there is strong commitment to go forward from all parties.
  4. Concept Phase - idea scoped out with enough details to give an early sizing and/or to build a proof of concept
    demonstration
  5. Pre-concept Phase - an early idea or a requirement.
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