Echo's Blog

What Are the 5 Phases of the Project Management Lifecycle?

In today's blog post, we're going to cover the 5 phases of a project management lifecycle, which would typically fall under the Waterfall/Traditional project management methodology. This methodology can be followed for both large and small projects. A project management methodology can be as simple or as complex as is needed for the particular project you are working on. We hope you can apply these phases in any capacity that is helpful to you within your organization.   The 5 phases of traditional project management are: Initiation, Planning, Executing, Monitoring/Controlling and Closing. We will dive deeper into each one of these phases

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Prioritization Drivers: Identifying the Highest Value Initiatives to Drive Your Organization Forward

Organizations of all sizes are aware of the struggle – too many projects and ideas with not enough time or resources. So how do you decide what the highest value initiative is for your organization & what to spend your limited time & resources on? 

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Elements of a Strong Echosystem for Organizational Resilience

You’ve heard us say it many times – we believe when looking to solve a problem, you must look far outside the problem at the broader vision of an organization taking all factors into account or as we like to call it the “Echosystem”. In this current climate, where organizations are having to constantly pivot, adapt & problem-solve to sustain & thrive, this concept is more important than ever.  Looking far beyond a project’s lifestyle or scope at the entire ecosystem to achieve long term sustainability. 

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