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In order to ensure effective, consistent and transparent project management for all IT projects, PRIDE (PRINCE2 In Durham Environments) has been developed - an implementation of the PRINCE2 project management methodology - the de facto standard for Project Management in the UK and internationally.

PRIDE provides a 'toolbox' of processes, templates and techniques to help you deliver your project and the PRIDE method and a series of supporting document templates are available on these pages.

To support the management of a projects lifespan, a project checklist of minimal requirements has been developed:

PRIDE Documentation

A series of PRIDE document templates are also available:

The Consolidated Lessons Learned have been formulated from the “Lessons Learned” exercises taking place within reviews of projects (or phases of projects) within CIS. As such, they are all drawn from IT projects, and so some lessons are specific to that environment. Other lessons have more generic validity. It is good practice to consider Lessons Learned in the initiation stages of a project, and adjusting plans and risk assessment accordingly.