Lack of Key Project DeliverablesThe following is an excerpt from a book written by Sanjiv Purba and
Joseph Zucchero, published by McGraw-Hill/Osborne, 2100 Powell Street,
10th Floor, Emeryville, California 94608 U.S.A. Sanjiv has over 20
years of experience managing large projects and many years engaged in
rescuing ailing projects.
project deliverables, sometimes referred to as milestones, are not just
what is produced at the end of an initiative, but also interim
deliverables that are necessary to ensure a smooth conclusion. A lack
of key interim deliverables or end deliverables is a sign of troubles
to come. If asking for these is causing chaos, a project rescue is
"Subsequent chapters of this book identify some of the
interim project deliverables that are required on information
technology, strategy, or industry initiatives."