Project Management Institute

Pacificorp proves land management program

By using today's most sophisticated software for managing projects, organizations can track the critical path, link tasks, and allocate resources. And many applications can also help organizations implement unconventional projects. This article describes how one state of Washington-based utility provider--Pacificorp Election Operation--successfully used project management software to implement what was an initially a controversial and eventually an award-winning land management program geared toward protecting the Merwin Wildlife Habitat. In doing so, it discusses why Pacificorp's executives view the conservation of natural resources a part of their responsibility. It then describes how Pacificorp's Merwin project team managed its efforts to maintain a safe environment for the habitat's variety of wildlife.
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