Project Uniqueness is a characteristic of a particular project that has special or unequalled parameters that determine the project’s originality and authenticity. It describes an absolute state of the project as compared to other projects.
In essence, any example of project is unique and specific. Even if to try to recreate the same project again there will be some distinction and dissimilarity with the original project state. Therefore, project uniqueness makes is possible to run special and focused projects that can help handle unusual and non-standard situations.
The following parameters determine the uniqueness and originality of a project:
- Strategic: goals, objectives, deliverables, stakeholders, others.
- Operational: workflow guidelines, communication mechanisms, reporting rules, leadership, others.
- Time: start time, finish time, duration, breaks, others.
- Cost: funds invested, budget, allowance, salaries, others.
- Quality: acceptance criteria, control measures, quality levels, others.
- HR: employee availability, team composition, workload, others.