Free Project Register Example

Project Register – Free

Introduction to Project Register A project register is a simple document that lists your organisations live and completed projects. Often with associated high-level data E.g square footage, project leader etc. You could also include project ideas and previously rejected projects. Although it may seem dry or onerous to create one Read more…

Free Benefits Log

Benefits Log

Introduction to Benefits Log Many would argue that a benefits log is the most important document your project can have; I agree. What is the point of doing a project if it doesn’t deliver benefits to the business?  Most projects will gather potential benefits when completing the business case. This Read more…

Free Decision Log

Decision Log

Introduction to Decision Log A decision log is key to ensuring that smaller project decisions are A) not lost or forgotten, and B) communicated to others. It’s different from a change control process which tracks larger, structural changes in scope, time, or budget – which needs business level sign off. Read more…

Action Log

Introduction to Action Log Without an action log, you will likely find that agreed actions go missing. And when these actions go missing, you’ll end up going over old ground in meetings – wasting time and energy. To stop this, you need to record, track, and receive updates from the Read more…

Blank RACI Matrix template

RACI Matrix

Introduction Even the simplest tasks sometimes require a RACI Matrix (Responsible, accountable, consulted, and informed matrix). This is because no matter how well you plan an activity, circumstances invariably change – new people hired etc. – that lead to one or more people not knowing how they fit into a Read more…

Blank RAID Log template

RAID Log

Introduction to RAID Log A RAID Log (Risks, Assumptions, Issues, and Dependencies Log) is perhaps the most important part of any project’s governance. It’s the master document containing all governance information for your project or programme. Recording and maintaining all the elements of a RAID log must be a top Read more…

Blank Dependency Log template

Dependency Log

Introduction A dependency log is an important element of good project governance. Almost all projects and programmes are dependent on at least one internal or external factor. This could be a dependency on another project finishing first. Or that planning permission is given by the local authority. Or even that Read more…

Blank Assumptions Log template

Assumptions Log

Introduction You will inevitably make several assumptions when starting a new project or programme and it’s important to track these in an assumptions log. Sometimes you can even make assumptions without knowing or understanding it. Some potential assumptions you could make include a belief that your company has the relevant Read more…