Oracle Implementations

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Oracle Implementations

Introduction .........................................................................................................................3

Project Manager Role........................................................................................................3

Client Project Manager....................................................................................................3

Consulting Project Manager ...........................................................................................3

Scope, Objectives and Approach..................................................................................4

Scope................................................................................................................................4

Assumptions.....................................................................................................................5

Approach ...........................................................................................................................5

Objectives.........................................................................................................................6

Project Team .......................................................................................................................6

Project Risks .......................................................................................................................7

AIM Methodology ...............................................................................................................9

Deliverables .......................................................................................................................10

Conclusion........................................................................................................................14

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Introduction

An Oracle Applications Implementation requires careful planning and execution of numerous tasks. An Oracle

Implementation typically represents a significant investment in any organization’s Information Technology (IT)

budget. Implementations demand the commitment of a great deal of people and resources, all of which are

crucial factors in the project’s success. However, the Consulting Project Manager (CPM) has a key role in the

project because he or she is responsible for coordinating the schedules and tasks of the...

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...pport the project Workplan.

· Scope changes are fully considered and accounted for.

· Quality requirements are understood by the staff.

· Infrastructure is installed in time for execution.

· Each project member understands their role in the project.

· Continuity of key personnel is secured from the consulting firm and the Client.

· The Client will make decisions on time according to the Workplan.

· Commitment from project stakeholders to the project’s objectives is guaranteed.

· Work progress is reviewed regularly and aggressive action is taken to correct variances to the Workplan.

· Good Client relationship is maintained and expectations are managed effectively.

Managing a project is not an easy job¾it is a big challenge for any professional. Since every project is unique,

the Consulting Project Manager will have to deal with many unexpected issues throughout the project lifecycle.

Consequently, the CPM should always keep in mind the following principles:

· Communication with the Client must be polite, clear and firm.

· Everyone has to know the project scope.

· Put every agreement or commitment in writing.

· Manage the risks.

· Use common sense and be practical.
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