Projects should be measured against certain criteria so that executives will know what is being delivered and what decisions should be made during delivery. Project managers measure the status of their projects to determine whether the deliverables are produced, quality expectations are met, and expenses are covered. Project state helps figure out whether the team remains aligned with the priority items, expected ROI is met, the quality of the final product is sufficient, and so on… In this article, let’s find out how to measure project status. You will read about the major dimensions you can use in measuring the state of your project.
In this article we talk about project outcomes and impacts which are the major components of the project evaluation process. We give the general guidelines for project evaluation.
Evaluation planning is the final high-level process of the Project Setup phase to develop a comprehensive evaluation plan that explains how the project manager should plan for measuring the success of the project effort. Evaluation planning is necessary for making appropriate reviews and analysis of the project implementation process. The project manager in consultation with an advisory board and experts must create a plan for evaluating status and progress of the implementation process. This person will be responsible for information the key stakeholders on the progress through exchanging regular status reports and also the final project report.