Initiating process group is the first phase (process group) among other process groups, executed at the beginning of a project in order to perform all pre-requisite activities in order to get prepared for a project. This process group defines and authorizes the entire project. Initiating process group includes identifying and defining project risks, assumptions and constraints, defining project scope, identifying process resources and making initial costs estimation, introducing and authorization of project manager, providing due-diligence process. The main objective on this process group is to develop the project charter, get rights to involve necessary resources and obtain approval to start real work on the project. Initiating process group is one of the five project process groups that are specifically referred to the phases of project initiating, planning, executing, monitoring or controlling, and finally the project closing. Each project group can be easily handled with a help of project management software.
VIP Task Manager is real-time teamwork tool that allows you to plan detailed tasks within the project and to control performance of your workgroup in order to identify project evolution, costs and team efficiency. With a help of this groupware you and your teammates can participate in each process group to contribute into joint activities and to collaborate with each other and project stakeholders.
VIP Team To Do List is process group management software designed for sending tasks via e-mail. With a help of this easy-to-use product you can assign jobs to team members and send them prioritized, categorized and dated to-do lists through e-mail communication. This software can be used to establish collaboration at the group or at any another process group
To establish collaboration at all project process groups do the following:
- start your project management application
- use Task Tree to break-down your project process groups into doable activities
- plan timelines, costs, set priorities and assign tasks to performers
- control performance on process groups in real-time