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Controlling a project means taking measures to implement the project plan as accurately as possible. In doing so, deadlines, costs, and results should be within the previously defined tolerance range.
Project controlling is an essential part of project management, and many tools, such as the Critical Path Method (CPM), are used to ensure that projects are progressing according to plan.
Control activities help compare actual performance with planned performance, identify variances, and take corrective actions if necessary. When controlling is done correctly, it helps manage a successful project by ensuring that the project remains on track and meets deadlines.
Here are some examples of features in project management software to support project controlling:
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Unclear distribution of roles, lack of communication, late involvement of stakeholders, and insufficient integration into the process and line organization can cause (not only) major projects to fail. With these 10 theses, you can avoid the biggest pitfalls and successfully manage tasks of this scale.
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Project planning is one of the most important components of project management. It is part of the four phases of traditional project management (initiation, planning, control, completion) and also occupies an important but more flexible place in agile project management.
Project management is the initiation, planning, control and completion of a specific activity, the so-called „project“.