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RUNNING CASE – Week 1, Chapter 3 Manage Your Health, Inc. (MYH) is a Fortune 500 company that provides a variety of health care services across the globe. MYH has more than 20,000 full- time employees and more than 5,000 part-time employees. Before deciding which projects to pursue, MYH wants to develop a methodology for managing all information technology projects. Management has decided to develop an approach where suggested project management outputs will be similar based on the size of the project. You are part of a team charged with developing this methodology. For example, a communications management plan might be very short and produced by one or two people for small projects, while one for a large project might be fifty or more pages long and created by a committee of key stakeholders. Projects under a certain dollar value might not be tracked in the company’s enterprise project management system, while others would. Tasks 1. After reviewing information technology projects completed in the past few
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Unformatted text preview: years, your team found that MYH has a very large volume of projects with varying schedules, budgets, and complexities. List at least five key characteristics your team can use to group projects into three basic categories, which you will later use to determine the project management methodology that projects should follow. Prepare a one-page document that provides clear guidelines for placing projects into one of those three categories. 2. Review the outputs by project management process group based on the PMBOK Guide 2004 summarized in Chapter 3 and the outputs used for the JWD Consulting project (Chapter 3). Using the three categories you created in Task 1 above, list key recommended outputs by project management process group. Also discuss any other important guidelines that MYH should include in its project management methodology, such as how these outputs should be created. Prepare a two- to four-page document with your suggestions....
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