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Project Documentation: 10 Essential Project Documents

Project managers know the importance of having project documentation. Project documents must be accurate and constantly updated to keep current with the project. Creating and managing project documentation throughout the project life cycle is critical for project success, but where to start? Get started for free.

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How to Create a Project Initiation Document (Template Included)

This allows the project manager to get buy-in from the project’s key stakeholders and ensure all the research has been done to move into the planning phase without any hiccups. That’s why a project initiation document (PID) is so important. To understand why, let’s define the term and compare it to other project documentation.


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8 Free Risk Management Templates for Excel

If there’s one thing you can be certain of when managing a project, it’s change. Although it’s impossible to predict the future, with these free risk management templates, you can better prepare for the unexpected and be more apt to keep your project on track. However, templates can only do so much.

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How to Write a Product Requirements Document (PRD)

That’s why a project requirements document (PRD) is so important. But what exactly is a product requirements document and what needs to be included in one for it to be effective? What Is a Product Requirements Document (PRD)? A product requirements document (PRD) is a detailed outline of all product requirements.

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How to Write a Business Requirements Document (BRD)

It’s easy to get lost in the weeds when you’re managing a project. There are day-to-day operations that the project manager obsesses over, but they also need to see the big picture. That’s why a business requirements document is so important. What Is a Business Requirements Document?

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Risk Mitigation: Agile Usable Products vs Documentation in Traditional Project Management

As the software development landscape evolves, evaluating the time-tested traditional project management strategies alongside the burgeoning agile methodologies is essential. TL;DR: Agile's emphasis on incremental development with working software mitigates risks efficiently by validating real-world use early and continuously.

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Construction Risk Management: An Introduction

There is heavy equipment, crews working in precarious situations and complicated logistics to manage. How do you meet your deadline while managing all that risk? The answer is construction risk management. It can be mind-bogglingly complex, which is you should make a detailed construction risk management plan.