Sometimes the meaning of BAU isn’t easy to describe because of the different contexts that apply. Here is how I would describe what BAU is and isn’t in relation to day-to-day business operations and project work to better help you understand it. I’ve used examples in the hope of making it easier.
“Collaboration is about all parties knowing what needs to be done. It’s about equality of understanding and power and knowledge.” – MC Munro
What an interesting statement this is. It got me thinking about its meaning.
Have you been in the situation of being bought in as the Project Manager (PM) on a project that has already started. When you start in your role you find that there’s no business case for the project, what do you do? It is fine to ask why there is no business case.
I see a project as something that needs a strong foundation and footing in order to be successful. Want to rock your project foundations? Here are just a few ways you can do it: