Project Phases

Each project goes through a life cycle, which is a series of distinct steps from the germ of an idea to the finished output. Unlike project life cycles described elsewhere, this one acknowledges the vital part persuasion and negotiation play in getting a project approved and getting the output accepted.

October 17, 2019
Photo CSC brochure Rolls-Royce

The project life cycle

In 1996 Computer Sciences Corporation (a project firm) completed a complex new IT system for Rolls-Royce & Bentley Motor Cars.  In a company where each car […]
March 28, 2020
British Library aerial view

Definition

In 1962 the British Museum began thinking about moving its vast books and documents to a new, dedicated building in central London. It took well over […]
March 28, 2020
Narrow gauge train Wales

Planning

Among the special features of North Wales are the narrow gauge railways that have been restored to carry tourists, although they were originally built to carry […]