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How to sucessfully introduce/initiate IT projects in a non-IT org.?

In my opinion, you need to climb higher and talk about your company's standing in its competitive market. Don't sell the IT solution; it is only one of the many enablers to a competitive business. ...
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Small Projects: Asking the right questions

There is no standard list of questions, defined by PMI (or any other organization). You have your own industry, your own vertical, your own org and your own group. It's very specialized... Part 1, ...
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How to sucessfully introduce/initiate IT projects in a non-IT org.?

This is a problem in estimation, which is very much a PM skillset. Wish I could provide a good general answer, but the best I can do is pick at a couple of items you mention. Since we're talking ...
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New IT project documentation

There are some documentation instructions in different service management frameworks like Prince2, ITIL and in certifications like IEC-12207, PMMI etc. and some standards for how to draw diagrams like ...
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Should I write the performance or the architectural specification first?

TL;DR Your question is about an academic exercise where the only "correct" answer is the one your instructor has previously provided, or whatever answer the instructor expects. Instead, I ...
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Should I write the performance or the architectural specification first?

As you noticed, the architectural and a performance specifications are interdependant. However, in most cases you are going to want the product to be as fast as possible - and therefore you want to ...
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Is initiating a project part of the project management?

TL;DR I am working on my own project where I don't have any business case, and the charter template doesn't help me to fill itself. If you think project managers generally get well-defined ...
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What is the document that must be provided by a client before contracting?

A Contract is Anything to Which Two or More Parties Can Legally Agree There's no singular answer to this question, and most of the question is out of scope for project management. It's more properly a ...
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Who are the stakeholders of my new communications app project?

The pure definition of a stakeholder is someone who is interested in the project, either because they are paying for it or will be impacted by it. But I would also include those people who will be ...
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Who are the stakeholders of my new communications app project?

Maybe have a look at this Wikipedia page which could give some suggestions: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Project_stakeholder. If nobody gave you this task, and you have no users yet, you're the sole ...
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Can a Project Startup Checklist be part of a Sprint Backlog?

As Thomas mentioned, the backlog should comprise items that will generate value. It doesn't mean that the team doesn't need other governance activities. You won't add into Sprint backlog "budget /...
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Small Projects: Asking the right questions

You seem to need a communications management plan more than a list of questions. Build a good register of your stakeholders, specifically the senior managers who should serve as each project's sponsor,...
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New IT project documentation

In PMBOK terms, you'd begin with the Project Charter. PMI recommends a specific structure for it: https://www.projectmanagement.com/deliverables/289555/Project-Charter-Template
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Cone of uncertainty - how could we delay commitment to estimates in real life?

The cone of uncertainty has a few uses, but is most useful when used in conjunction with some other practices. So let's start with the uses in the circumstances you describe. Cone of Uncertainty when ...
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How to write a good Critical Success Factor?

Critical success factors (CSFs) are, as the name implies, a set of conditions that must be met or a set of things that must be done to be successful. Thus, to define good CSFs, we first need to ...
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