You are about to embark on an important project. Whether the project is software or hardware related, it is a good idea to hold a project kickoff meeting. Don't miss this excellent opportunity to get across important communications and establish the tone for the project. This article discusses the 10 objectives of a project kickoff meeting, how to achieve them, and templates for presenting them. In Part I, the first three reasons are discussed but you will be left on the edge of your seat in anticipation of Parts II and III.
of technical architecture, data conversion approaches, and enhancement strategies. Executive Sponsor Client Chairs steering committee, reviews project status, and approves changes in direction, scope, and budget. Steering Committee Client Maintains currency of project status, represents interests of major user departments, facilitates issue resolution, and participates in the approval of changes in direction, scope, and budget. Project Manager Client Manages overall implementation and individuals