Project Integration Management
Project Management Plan
Project Management plan is a document which tells about how a project is to be managed, executed and controlled. It may be a summary level or detailed plans depending upon the requirements of the project. In the subsidiary plans, the project management plan integrates the entire baseline from the planning processes.
Work Performance Reports
The physical or electronic representation of work performance information compiled in project documents, intended to generate decisions, actions, recommendations.
The Requested Changes are request to expand or reduce project scope, to modify policies or procedures, to modify project cost or budget, or to revise the project schedule.
Enterprise environmental factors (EEF)
Enterprise Environmental Factors influences the organization, the project and its outcome. Every organization has to live and work within the EEF. The Enterprise Environment Factor can be either internal or external.
• Organizational structure of any organizations that are involved in the project
• Information systems in an organization and their ability to share information
• Human resources: their skills and availability
• Portfolio management policies and processes
• Project Management Office (PMO) policies and processes
• Estimating, risk, and defect-tracking databases
• Industry standards that apply to products or services
• Regulatory laws or codes you need to comply with
• Governmental policies, restrictions, and political climates
• Marketplace conditions that influence pricing and availability of materials and services
• Competitor information, such as the number of competitors, opportunities, and threats based on your competition
• Financing availability and rates
• Pending legislation that could impact your products, services, and processes
• Availability of resources, both physical and labor
• Changes in the market, either from competition or economic factors
• Economic influences, such as unemployment and availability of credit
Organizational process assets (OPS)
Organization keeps a database of all the information and records of the previous executed projects and this information are stored in a central repository called Organizational Process Assets. They can be such aspects as:
• Approaches or standards.
Other aspects include:
• project management policies
• safety policies
• performance measurement criteria
• financial controls
• communication requirements
• issue and defect management procedures
• Change control procedures
• risk control procedures
• procedures used for authorizing work
• historical information (these should be examined when starting a project)
• lessons learned reports
Perform Integrated Change Control-Inputs