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Leveraging Project Management Tools for BCM Success


Statistics have repeatedly shown that many projects fail to deliver on scope, on budget, and on the expected delivery date. This is no different for business continuity management (BCM) projects. A myriad of variables can obstruct and impact a project’s success, and if success is to be achieved, there must be some knowledge of how to manage a BCM project from initiation to delivery. Many have what they believe to be project management skills, though often this isn’t the case and rarely ends in success. To ensure the BCM project is a success, those involved with its management must understand the basic aspects of project management methodology. Just as BCM has many aspects attributed to it, so too does project management, and it takes the two in combination to ensure a successful BCM project delivery.What are some of the basic aspects a BCM professional should be aware of to assist