A Key Responsibility of a Project Manager Is to Understand the Business Goals and to Make Sure There Is Alignment With the Project Objectives": Why You Think This Is Important?
Once that is complete alignment planning as part of the strategic planning process can be embraced.
But a project manager will ensure that the project is part of that realignment. Project management really matters here because projects that veer off course, or which fail to adapt to the business needs may end up being expensive and/or unnecessary.
A leading indicator, if promptly reacted to, can change the outcome of the strategic objective it influences. For a leading indicator to be effective, it needs to be continuously measured, not just at the end of large phases, so corrective action is possible.
Project communication can thus be summed up as knowing “who needs what information and when” and making sure they have it.
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