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What are projects in Project Management?

Define projects in project management and why are so many businesses reorganizing to include them?

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As per pmi.org, a project is "...a temporary group activity designed to produce a unique product, service or result. A project is temporary in that it has a defined beginning and end in time, and therefore defined scope and resources. And a project is unique in that it is not a routine operation, but a specific set of operations designed to accomplish a singular goal" (2012).

For example, the law firm I work at uses project management for all new rollouts of both computer equipment (hardware), as well as applications that users need (software). So, when we began to swap out retired or old computers with new ones (or replacing those which were off-lease) - the project part of your question - we setup a Project Management process to monitor the computer swap process. From planning to introduction, all the way to rollout and follow-up, each ...

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