Initiate + Plan + Execute + Monitor = CONNECT TO CONSISTENCY
Early collaboration in any project is helpful. Identifiying key requirments, stakeholders and timelines should be completed as early as possible.
Jumping through hoops is not fun, can delay projects and potentially cause miss requirements. Planning is a major key to successful risk mitigation.
It is all about expierence. Knowing what questions to ask, what tasks to prioritize and which stakeholders to approach (and in which order) is paramount to project success.
Validating along the project path requires intimate knowledge of the overall project. Project Managers must validate systamatically to keep the project moving to successful completion.