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  • Veronica Brown Australia Successful completion of the Planning Phase should comprise: • Assessment and description of the procurement management strategy • Elaboration and refinement of the project scope, schedule, risks, and costs • Assessment and description of activities to coordinate all relevant subsidiary plans • Definition of procedures for how the project will be executed, monitored, controlled, and closed • Planning the future course of action • Development of the Project Management Plan(s) (PMP) • Approval to progress to the Requirements Analysis Phase
    2015-01-11 11:01:34

    • olukan olusola Nigeria Yes.
      2015-01-14 13:01:58
  • Kester Saturday Nigeria A computer based information system should be created to solve the problem that was identified.
    2015-01-10 07:01:35

  • Afaf Atta Ibraheem Egypt the quality of the initial planning have a significant effect on the ability of the final product to solve the problems
    2015-01-08 21:01:49

  • Ray Haskins United States of America This planning phase gives insight on cause, effect, results & conclusions in my own words...
    2015-01-06 07:01:25

  • Valentina Apostol Romania the project objectives are stated in the planning phase by team work
    2015-01-02 10:01:30

  • Bonolo Tlale Botswana A computer based information system should only be created to solve the problem that was identified
    2014-12-30 12:12:45

  • Kwamena Phandoh Ghana The key point is identifying the problem .
    2014-12-20 10:12:27

  • Ryan Shuman South Africa once the problem has been identified, the initial software planning must have the ability to resolve the problems. the reason how the problem arose needs no thought
    2014-12-19 06:12:49

  • Franklin King Liberia The Planning Phase: setting project objectives broad goals for the entire project are set. In particular, it must be determined if the entire system or only part of the system needs to be replaced. Whilst this does not seem to be a significant step, it is very important to the overall project. It is through the setting of these broad system goals that the measurements of success can be determined. That is, at the completion of the planning phase, a clear picture of what the problem is has been established and equally important, a clear picture of what outcome will resolve the process has also been established. It should be noted here that we have not identified what needs to built into the computer based information system. There is a very good reason for this - at this stage it is not relevant. In the problem solving phase, the focus is on identifying the problem and what would solve it - not how the problem has arisen and how it should be solved. By maintaining this focus, the solution is linked to the problem and through this a process for solving it developed. A computer based information system should never be created for the sake of creating it - it should be created to solve the problem that was identified.
    2014-12-18 16:12:55

  • Diana Nalugya Kakuuku Uganda A computer based information system should only be created to solve the problem that was identified.
    2014-12-17 09:12:29

  • Thomas Ndungo Lekunze Cameroon Well tailored objectives, generates activities or operations that will lead to expected outputs or outcomes in enhancing a system
    2014-12-14 12:12:41

  • Stephen Diya Nigeria In the problem solving phase, the focus is on identifying the problem and what would solve it - not how the problem has arisen and how it should be solved
    2014-12-11 14:12:43

  • Larry Covington United States of America computer information system should be created to solve problems, not created for the sake of creation
    2014-12-11 13:12:56

  • ESSOTOLOME BODJO China Information Technology -> The planning phase: setting project objectives The Planning Phase: setting project objectives In the planning phase broad goals for the entire project are set. In particular, it must be determined if the entire system or only part of the system needs to be replaced. Whilst this does not seem to be a significant step, it is very important to the overall project. It is through the setting of these broad system goals that the measurements of success can be determined. That is, at the completion of the planning phase, a clear picture of what the problem is has been established and equally important, a clear picture of what outcome will resolve the process has also been established. It should be noted here that we have not identified what needs to built into the computer based information system. There is a very good reason for this - at this stage it is not relevant. In the problem solving phase, the focus is on identifying the problem and what would solve it - not how the problem has arisen and how it should be solved. By maintaining this focus, the solution is linked to the problem and through this a process for solving it developed. A computer based information system should never be created for the sake of creating it - it should be created to solve the problem that was identified.
    2014-12-01 15:12:28

  • Zinabie Tadesse Gebremedhin Ethiopia n the planning phase broad goals for the entire project are set. In particular, it must be determined if the entire system or only part of the system needs to be replaced.The quality of the initial planning will have a significant influence on the ability of the final product to solve the problem.
    2014-11-25 10:11:09

  • Cyrus Wanjohi Kenya In the planning phase broad goals for the entire project are set. In particular, it must be determined if the entire system or only part of the system needs to be replaced. Whilst this does not seem to be a significant step, it is very important to the overall project. It is through the setting of these broad system goals that the measurements of success can be determined. That is, at the completion of the planning phase, a clear picture of what the problem is has been established and equally important, a clear picture of what outcome will resolve the process has also been established. It should be noted here that we have not identified what needs to built into the computer based information system. There is a very good reason for this - at this stage it is not relevant. In the problem solving phase, the focus is on identifying the problem and what would solve it - not how the problem has arisen and how it should be solved. By maintaining this focus, the solution is linked to the problem and through this a process for solving it developed. A computer based information system should never be created for the sake of creating it - it should be created to solve the problem that was identified. Too often, a computer based information system will be created but will not solve the problem that it was intended to. This can usually be traced back to the initial planning phase. When the outcomes to solve the problem were established, they would focus on what the system could be made to do, rather than what it actually needed to do to solve the problem. Consequently the system that was built, even though it achieved its goals, did not solve the initial problem. The quality of the initial planning will have a significant influence on the ability of the final product to solve the problem.
    2014-11-16 07:11:47

  • Md Shohel Mahmud Bangladesh Most crucial part of a project, setting objectives. to fulfill all these, solving problems are important.
    2014-11-16 07:11:34

    • Cyrus Wanjohi Kenya The Planning Phase: setting project objectives In the planning phase broad goals for the entire project are set. In particular, it must be determined if the entire system or only part of the system needs to be replaced. Whilst this does not seem to be a significant step, it is very important to the overall project. It is through the setting of these broad system goals that the measurements of success can be determined. That is, at the completion of the planning phase, a clear picture of what the problem is has been established and equally important, a clear picture of what outcome will resolve the process has also been established. It should be noted here that we have not identified what needs to built into the computer based information system. There is a very good reason for this - at this stage it is not relevant. In the problem solving phase, the focus is on identifying the problem and what would solve it - not how the problem has arisen and how it should be solved. By maintaining this focus, the solution is linked to the problem and through this a process for solving it developed. A computer based information system should never be created for the sake of creating it - it should be created to solve the problem that was identified. Too often, a computer based information system will be created but will not solve the problem that it was intended to. This can usually be traced back to the initial planning phase. When the outcomes to solve the problem were established, they would focus on what the system could be made to do, rather than what it actually needed to do to solve the problem. Consequently the system that was built, even though it achieved its goals, did not solve the initial problem. The quality of the initial planning will have a significant influence on the ability of the final product to solve the problem.
      2014-11-16 07:11:29
    • Cyrus Wanjohi Kenya In the planning phase broad goals for the entire project are set. In particular, it must be determined if the entire system or only part of the system needs to be replaced. Whilst this does not seem to be a significant step, it is very important to the overall project. It is through the setting of these broad system goals that the measurements of success can be determined. That is, at the completion of the planning phase, a clear picture of what the problem is has been established and equally important, a clear picture of what outcome will resolve the process has also been established. It should be noted here that we have not identified what needs to built into the computer based information system. There is a very good reason for this - at this stage it is not relevant. In the problem solving phase, the focus is on identifying the problem and what would solve it - not how the problem has arisen and how it should be solved. By maintaining this focus, the solution is linked to the problem and through this a process for solving it developed. A computer based information system should never be created for the sake of creating it - it should be created to solve the problem that was identified. Too often, a computer based information system will be created but will not solve the problem that it was intended to. This can usually be traced back to the initial planning phase. When the outcomes to solve the problem were established, they would focus on what the system could be made to do, rather than what it actually needed to do to solve the problem. Consequently the system that was built, even though it achieved its goals, did not solve the initial problem. The quality of the initial planning will have a significant influence on the ability of the final product to solve the problem.
      2014-11-16 07:11:19
    • Cyrus Wanjohi Kenya In the planning phase broad goals for the entire project are set. In particular, it must be determined if the entire system or only part of the system needs to be replaced. Whilst this does not seem to be a significant step, it is very important to the overall project. It is through the setting of these broad system goals that the measurements of success can be determined. That is, at the completion of the planning phase, a clear picture of what the problem is has been established and equally important, a clear picture of what outcome will resolve the process has also been established. It should be noted here that we have not identified what needs to built into the computer based information system. There is a very good reason for this - at this stage it is not relevant. In the problem solving phase, the focus is on identifying the problem and what would solve it - not how the problem has arisen and how it should be solved. By maintaining this focus, the solution is linked to the problem and through this a process for solving it developed. A computer based information system should never be created for the sake of creating it - it should be created to solve the problem that was identified. Too often, a computer based information system will be created but will not solve the problem that it was intended to. This can usually be traced back to the initial planning phase. When the outcomes to solve the problem were established, they would focus on what the system could be made to do, rather than what it actually needed to do to solve the problem. Consequently the system that was built, even though it achieved its goals, did not solve the initial problem. The quality of the initial planning will have a significant influence on the ability of the final product to solve the problem.
      2014-11-16 07:11:35
  • Cyrus Wanjohi Kenya A project is all about achieving goals in a given time through various phases.Therefore this phase is very important.
    2014-11-16 05:11:59

  • Janvier Nyandamu Rwanda This is the necessary thing in project planning
    2014-11-07 14:11:56

    • Cyrus Wanjohi Kenya A logical framework approach may be used.
      2014-11-16 05:11:11
  • Caroline Omoro Kenya how is time line set when planning project objectives?
    2014-11-07 10:11:52

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