1.What does research suggest as a best practice for how much time should be spent in initiating and planning activities for projects? Do you think that estimate is realistic? Why or why not?
2.Why do you think organizations should develop their own information technology project management methodologies? Why canâ€™t they just follow a book or a methodology that has already been developed?
3.Why should you create a stakeholder analysis if it is not a part of the formal project plan? How would you create one?
4.Many information technology project managers come from senior technical positions. What can you do to help them transition into a project management role?
5.When do you need a person with a strong technical background to lead a project? When do you need someone with a strong business background? What other types of people might make good project managers in different situations?