Describe the Solution Work Packages
Updated: Oct 26, 2021
Less is more when it comes to effective project management, only add the work packages and tasks that are necessary.
How to Describe Work Packages:
Less is more when it comes to effective project management, only add the work packages and tasks that are necessary
Work packages combined with our approach to reminders and tasks provide the ability to assign responsibility for broader chunks of work, have less items to schedule, and less administrative work for the project manager.
Reviewing the results of these initial work packages will provide the foundation for determining if you need additional workflow work packages.
Become familiar with the work packages in the Workflow Library.
You can select required work packages from the library and insert them into your projects.
Position work packages that apply to all deliverables within the workflow
Position work packages that apply to a specific deliverable under that deliverable.
Modify the work packages to meet your needs.
If you have any of the situations below, consider adding additional work packages based on the project's, organizational, customer, and management's needs:
When schedule, cost, and deliverable quality are absolute necessities
When the organization is in crisis
Customer loyalty is at risk
Significant shift in the business environment
Major change to the group's business processes and or tools
Conscious shift in the company's culture
New product development and introduction
Needing to determine how work is handed off from one to another
Major change to the organization's business processes and or tools
Customer facing projects
Significant business process change
Research into new methods required
Iterative designs and approvals
New software implementation
Organization has limited resources
Unique knowledge and skills required
When deliverables contain unknowns
Software implementation needs to be bug free
Software development containing new technology
Marketing material for a new product launch