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Project Management Framework
The IT Project Management Framework is a standardized, objective methodology that assists in identifying, classifying, documenting, and managing IT projects. Project Management is not “one-size fits all” and neither is the Mason PM Framework. The Framework is designed to scale to the size and complexity of the project, thus ensuring that all projects are doing just the right amount of project management.
The PM Framework itself consists of:
- A Project Classification Tool that sizes the project management based on project scope and complexity
- Activities, inputs, and outputs across the project lifecycle phases
- An online Project Management Tool, EPMO, which provides project scheduling and collaboration space for all IT projects
- Project Templates which jumpstart the project management process
The full 2010 version of the IT Project Management Framework is available at the following link:
Every project progresses through a lifecycle where the work of the project is defined, planned, developed or executed, and finally completed. For more information on each of the project phases and the activities and outputs for each phase, go to the Project Lifecycle page.
Not sure where to start with managing a project? As a project is identified, there are set activities that help get it started. To learn more, select from the following:
- Project Authority – who can start and/or oversee a project
- Project Classification – determine the project management requirements for the project
- Project Roles – gain an understanding of who the various people are on a project team and what their responsibilities are
The PMO has developed templates to be used in capturing project related information. Templates help jumpstart project work by providing the details and instructions on what types of information needs to be captured to assist with decision making. These templates encompass the entire project lifecycle.
The PM Framework was deployed in 2010, and the EPMO system was most recently upgraded in June 2012. There will be further revisions to the PM Framework in 2012-2013. For further questions, please contact email@example.com.