You may think you know what a plan is; as in, ’I’m planning a holiday’, or, ‘I have a plan to exercise more and get fit’. These may be good aspirations and goals, but a checklist or a circled date on a calendar would not be suitable for most technology Projects.
A plan provides a schedule of actions and outcomes (deliverables), with target dates (timescales), resource demands (link), and dependencies – all required to achieve the stated project aim and objectives.
That’s just a little taster of what this IT element is all about. To find out more, why not Ask the IT Chemist?