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Customize the Project Plan

Work Package

Customize the project workflow work package
The project plan contains work packages and tasks to be applied to the project, i.e., across all solution deliverables.
Customize the project workflow work package
  • When using Project-Assistant, the project plan was loaded from the template used to start the project, i.e., the Basic Business Project template.

  • This plan has work packages that are common for most business projects.

  • The plan's work packages are applied to the overall project across the solution deliverables.

  • Scroll down the column to determine the work packages appropriate for your project.

  • To delete work packages not applicable to your project, tap the work package once.

  • Tap the three vertical dots on the right of the card, and select Delete.

  • To add a work package, tap the + button at the top of the column.

  • Tap the down arrow to the right of the Basic Work Package to see the work packages available for this template.

  • Enter or modify the work package name and tap SAVE.

  • Enter the detailed work package information now or later.

  • Tap the back arrow at the top left of the page to return to the project scope page.

If you have any of the situations below, you may need to add additional work packages and tasks to respond:

  • When schedule, cost, and deliverable quality are absolute necessities

  • When the organization is in crisis

  • Customer loyalty is at risk

  • Significant shift in the business environment

  • Major change to the group's business processes and or tools

  • Reorganization

  • Downsizing

  • Major expansion

  • Conscious shift in the company's culture

  • Company start-up

  • New product development and introduction

  • Needing to determine how work is handed off from one to another

  • Major change to the organization's business processes and or tools

  • Customer facing projects

  • Significant business process change

  • Research into new methods required

  • Iterative designs and approvals

  • New software implementation

  • Organization has limited resources

  • Unique knowledge and skills required

  • When deliverables contain unknowns

  • Software implementation needs to be bug free

  • Software development containing new technology

  • Marketing material for a new product launch

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