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1 year 6 months ago #26856

Sharon S

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Please provide your reference.
1 year 6 months ago #26855

Markus Kopko

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Sharon S wrote: My understanding is that a project charter is always needed. It does not matter if your project is predictive or agile . Is that correct? If an agile project does not require a formal project charter, please provide a reference.


You are correct, at least in terms of the PMP Exam and the "PMIs View" on Project Management.

In agile approaches the Artifact might not be called "Project Charter" but "Project Overview" or whatever, nevertheless there should be some kind of formal document that states the project vision and mission and that justifies the authorization of the project and the PM.

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Markus
1 year 6 months ago #26854

Markus Kopko

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Kyle Aagenes wrote: "While the absence of a well-written Project Charter would lead to unnecessary downstream difficulties, it would not initially affect the launch of the execution process of a project. "

www.pmi.org/learning/library/agile-pmbok...anagement-scrum-6954


Great Resource, thanks.
But, since this is from 2008, I think it should be urgently updated to reflect the evolvement since then ...
1 year 6 months ago #26800

Kyle Aagenes

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"While the absence of a well-written Project Charter would lead to unnecessary downstream difficulties, it would not initially affect the launch of the execution process of a project. "

www.pmi.org/learning/library/agile-pmbok...anagement-scrum-6954
1 year 6 months ago #26796

Sharon S

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My understanding is that a project charter is always needed. It does not matter if your project is predictive or agile . Is that correct? If an agile project does not require a formal project charter, please provide a reference.

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