The work of project issue management is straightforward. However, there are several techniques that are proven to be effective and will help you avoid the common mistakes in this aspect of project control.
As with all aspects of project management, always be looking for ways to improve your processes to better fit the needs of your current project and future projects.
Due to strong relationship and natural links between them, some organizations use a common log for all project issues, action items, risks, defects, and change requests. Just add a data point called Item Type.
This approach can make logging and tracking simpler, especially if one person is responsible for maintaining the log in each of these areas. However, you will need to know how to properly use your tool to best report information from this central log.
Part i. Project Management Jumpstart
Project Management Overview
The Project Manager
Essential Elements for any Successful Project
Part ii. Project Planning
Defining a Project
Planning a Project
Developing the Work Breakdown Structure
Estimating the Work
Developing the Project Schedule
Determining the Project Budget
Part iii. Project Control
Controlling a Project
Managing Project Changes
Managing Project Deliverables
Managing Project Issues
Managing Project Risks
Managing Project Quality
Part iv. Project Execution
Leading a Project
Managing Project Communications
Keys to Better Project Team Performance
Ending a Project