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Project Management

A project is a temporary endeavor undertaken to create a unique product, service, or result. Project management is the discipline of initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing the work of a team to achieve specific goals and meet specific success criteria.

Service Categories

Project Management as a Contracted Service
Provides customers with experienced project managers that will lead their projects.
Project Management Oversight
Monitors information technology projects with a budget in excess of $100,000 in accordance with ND Century Code (Chapters 54-10, 54-35, and 54-59), and Enterprise Architecture Standard STD009-05.
Project Management Templates
Practical templates for delivering successful solutions.

Benefits

Effective project management guides a project through a controlled and visible set of activities to achieve project goals while significantly reducing or eliminating risks associated with a project. Additionally, a professional project manager allows staff to concentrate on the business needs of the project, and their agency without becoming distracted by the myriad of activities required for a successful project.

Benefits of properly managed projects

Project management is very important in today's business environment when you consider the risks and potential downsides of poorly executed projects. Properly managed projects include the following benefits:

  • Schedules met
  • Cost control
  • Scope control
  • Effective Teams
  • High quality solutions that meet or exceed agency expectations

Requesting Service

ITD's Work Management System (WMS) may be used to submit a Service Request for "Software Dev/GIS/PM/QA."

Associated Rates

Title Current Rate Current One Time Fee
Project Management Oversight

Project Management Oversight monitors and guides information technology projects with a budget in excess of $500,000.

Tiered
Project Manager 95.00/hr.
Senior Project Manager 105.00/hr.

Related Standards and Guidelines

Project Management for Information Technology Projects

This standard will ensure accountability for the resources allocated to information technology (IT) projects and ensure that a consistent approach will be used to manage IT projects throughout the project management life cycle. 

News

Q4 2015 Large Project Oversight ReportPosted: Saturday, January 2, 2016 - 9:13pmNews

ITD has published its Large Project Oversight Report for the 4th quarter of 2015. It was sent, along with a Cover Letter, to the Legislative IT Committee and Legislative Council.

Q1 2015 Large Project Oversight Report PublishedPosted: Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 2:35amNews

ITD has published its Large Project Oversight Report for the 1st quarter of 2015.

ND Project Receives 2014 PMI-MN Project of the Year AwardPosted: Tuesday, February 17, 2015 - 9:28pmNews

The 2014 PMI-MN Project of the Year Award was awarded to the ND Immunization Information System Interoperability Project.

Large Project Oversight ReportPosted: Thursday, May 29, 2014 - 8:14pmNews

ITD has published its Large Project Oversight Report for the 1st quarter of 2014.  It was sent, along with a Cover Letter, to the Legislative IT Committee and Legislative Council.

Large Project Oversight ReportPosted: Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 4:29pmNews

ITD has published its Large Project Oversight Report for the 4th quarter of 2013.  It was sent, along with a Cover Letter, to the Legislative IT Committee and Legislative Council.

Events

ND SLDS ESCEvent occurs on: Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 3:00pmEvent
SLDS Committee Meeting Event occurs on: Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - 9:00amEvent

1. Changes to agenda and approval of last meeting’s minutes (Lisa Feldner)

2. K-12 SLDS project update (Sarah Lee)

3. ND SLDS project update (Sarah Lee/Jennifer Kunz)

Project Management Institute Outreach EventEvent occurs on: Thursday, February 20, 2014 - 11:30amEvent

The Minnesota PMI Chapter has engaged in an outreach effort for central North Dakota.

Project Management Institute Outreach EventEvent occurs on: Thursday, November 14, 2013 - 11:30amEvent

The Minnesota Chapter of the Project Management Institute (PMI) has engaged in an outreach effort for central North Dakota.

Inaugural Project Management Institute Outreach EventEvent occurs on: Tuesday, September 17, 2013 - 5:30pmEvent

The Minnesota Chapter of the Project Management Institute (PMI) has engaged in an outreach effort for central North Dakota. The inaugural event will include an opportunity for project managers, executives, sponsors, business analysts, business leads, students, and others to network with peers while taking in a no cost presentation on The Dark Arts of Project Management.

pm-20130917-pressrelease.pdf