IT Project Management is the planning and organisation of a company's resources in order to complete a specific task, event or duty. Project management typically involves a one-time project rather than an ongoing activity, and resources managed include both human and financial capital.
The scope, size and complexity of a project will affect the number of deliverables, which are produced in order to manage the execution of the project.
As with all disciplines project management skills are essential to the effective delivery of IT projects. Managing in IT requires qualified project managers in order to ensure successful outcomes. The typical stages of an IT project consider the following aspects of an IT solution lifecycle.