Requirements Management Knowledge Center of Excellence
Requirements Management Ensures Benefits Realization
As the global environment becomes more complex, the pressure is on for you to deliver the right results, on-time and on-budget. You can't afford failures caused by weak or inaccurate requirements.
Poor requirements management is a major cause of project failure, second only to changing organization priorities.
Source: PMI 2013 Pulse of the Profession®.
Use this Knowledge Center of Excellence (COE) as your one-stop shop to improve requirements management capabilities and maturity to advance your project outcomes.
When you keep Requirements Management at the heart of your projects and programs you’ll:
- Meet expected project benefits.
- Achieve tangible business outcomes.
- Exceed stakeholder expectations.
- Help your organization establish processes to improve its performance.
Requirements Management Helps Establish High-performing Project and Program Processes
PMI’s Pulse research shows that organizations can clearly benefit from maturing their project and program management processes—of which requirements management is a key component. Is your organization taking sufficient action to mature and standardize its RM processes? See the data below:
Resources on Requirements Management
Project requirements management takes a strategic mind-set and strong communication skills. Explore the tools and approaches that can help guide better requirements management practices in this article from the October 2013 issue of PM Network.
We asked four credential holders from around the globe: How is eliciting requirements important to the overall project process? What are some key things to keep in mind when eliciting requirements? Read what they had to say (from September 2013 Credential Passport.)
By Gianmarco Panza, PMP
This article describes the requirements management process for a new apartment complex project for visually impaired) people. The author demonstrates how the capture of complete and accurate requirements enables the creation of accurate task and project estimations leading to higher levels of user satisfaction.
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Additional Resources on Requirements Management
Explore PMI’s extensive resources on requirements management, including Congress papers, white papers, case studies and articles by experts in the field. Complimentary downloads for PMI members.