PMBOK® GUIDE SIXTH EDITION Why Project Tailoring is important?6 March 2021
PMBOK® GUIDE SIXTH EDITION Why Project Tailoring is important?
Tailoring is necessary because each project is unique; not every process, tool, technique, input, or output Identified in the PMBOK® Guide is required on every project. Tailoring should address the competing constraints of scope, schedule, cost, resources, quality, and risk.
The importance of each constraint is different for each project, and the project manager tailors the approach for managing these constraints based on the project environment, organizational culture, stakeholder needs, and
In tailoring project management, the project manager should also consider the varying levels of governance that may be required and within which the project will operate, as well as considering the culture of the organization. In addition, consideration of whether the customer of the project is internal or external to the organization may affect project management tailoring decisions.
But since tailoring requires significant project management experience and knowledge, tailoring the
project to suit a project manager’s skill set is likely to be uncommon .