Military Orders Process vs. Project Management Methodology, Part 3

In our last installment of this series, we looked at the similarities between Course of Action (COA) Development in the military decision-making process (MDMP) and the various processes in the Planning process group as prescribed by PMI®. It is important to remember that since neither orders production in the military nor writing a project management plan (or its sub-plans) in project management are linear processes, we will often see ourselves returning to processes that we have previously discussed. Plans (or orders) will always be updated when more complete information becomes available or assumptions are confirmed or proven to be false.

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