Project management

Why pregnancy is like project management – part 2

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Rhona
31 March 2015

Following on from part 1
Congratulations, you’ve passed the stage 1 project review and received the all clear to move on to stage 2.
Your steering committee consists of your obstetrician, midwife, phlebotomist, nurse and any other interested person that feels like sticking their nose in.
Your project sponsor (if you have one) is the “lucky” spouse or partner.

Stage 2 brief

The focus of this stage is to progress the project to the point of viability.

KPIs

To be reported to your steering committee on a monthly basis:

  • Blood pressure
  • Weight
  • Any other symptoms

Schedule

This stage is due to take 13 weeks

Budget

As much as you think you will spend and double it.

Review

Stage 2 gate review to move on to stage 3 at the 28 week appointment
Tune in in 3 months for stage 3. Or click here to jump ahead
In the meantime, remember that project management doesn’t have to be as laborious as childbirth…  Psoda has the tools to help you deliver your project on time, on budget and without the need for medical professionals! Sign up for a free trial by clicking on the big red free trial button at the top right hand corner of the page

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Written by Rhona Aylward
Rhona is Deputy Everything Officer at Psoda, where she does everything except code. After starting life as a microbiologist she moved into PMO leadership roles around the world before settling in New Zealand with her family.

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