Managing Successful Programmes (MSP) Dictionary of Terms
Managing Successful Programmes (MSP®) is a set of principles for managing a program of work provided by the global best practice company Axelos (formally provided by the OGC). MSP is a framework of principles and processes designed to deliver "successful outcomes from organisational change". It is designed to be flexible rather than perscriptive and can be adapted for industry, program type etc. It is used by private and public sector companies to manage and deliver on large change programs.
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Acronyms BCM to SWOT
Business continuity management
Business continuity plan
Business Continuity Planning Guide produced by UK government property advisers (now part of OGC)
Business Impact Analysis
Business Impact Review
British Standards Institution
Central Computer and Telecommunications Agency, one of the organizations that was merged to form OGC
Chief Executive Officer
Commercial Off The Shelf
A risk analysis and management method developed by the UK government to protect IT systems/services
A risk assessment method standing for 'hazard and operability analysis, Risk Registers and databases'
Health and Safety Executive
Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales
Interdepartmental Liaison Group for Risk Assessment, secretariat provided by HSE
The OGC IT Infrastructure Library, a set of guides on the management and provision of operational IT service
Management of Risk (the brand name for this guidance)
Managing Successful Programmes
National Audit Office (UK government body)
Office of Government Commerce, part of HM Treasuryn now defunct.
Programme Evaluation and Review Technique
Analysis of political, economic, social, technological, legal, environmental factors
Private Finance Initiative
Project Profile Model
The standard UK government method for project management that provides a process-based framework for setting up and controlling projects; the acronym stands for 'projects in controlled environments'
Programme or Project Support Office
Flag that can be used to indicate status of the exposure of a risk, the status of which is denoted by color – red, amber or green
Return On Capital Employed
Risk Potential Assessment
Senior Responsible Owner
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