§ Project management is used to provide structure and proven techniques for proposing, planning, implementing, managing, and evaluating any projects, and not to the exclusion of any domain. Projects are used for any number of deliverables and/or tasks.
§ Tasks may but are not exclusive to:
o Any general project requiring an expected outcome.
To achieve a desired outcome, a project must be broken down to its key elements, or Phases. This is known as the project lifecycle, and it is as simple as:
While the basic principles apply in all situations, the project management methodology must be scaled to fit the benefit-to-cost ratio for each situation.