Organizational Methodology

Organizational Methodology

Organizations that use a methodology can focus more on the important tasks of leading, innovating and delivering products and services, while at the same time improving efficiency and performance. We define a methodology as a set of customized project management processes to fit objectives, practices and environments.

A methodology usually incorporates and integrates:

  • Knowledge about how the organization conducts its business, including requirements and processes.
  • Key aspects of culture and capabilities, as well as environment, industry sector and operational context.
  • Proven, recognized good practices or techniques and approaches such as those found in the PMBOK® Guide and other PMI standards.

A methodology provides consistency for both project managers and team members. Common tools, templates and other resources help project managers meet goals and team members better understand their roles and contributions.


Resources on methodology


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