Simplified, practical project management framework

P3.express is a free, extremely simplified project management framework based on the PMBOK® Guide, PRINCE2®, DSDM® and XP that you can learn, and start using in your projects in just a few days.

It's an express way of connecting people, products, and projects to create better results.

Why do we need something like P3.express?

How does P3.express work?

Is P3.express a substitute for PMBOK® Guide and PRINCE2®

No. We consider the PMBOK Guide and PRINCE2 as the fundamental resources for project management, and P3.express as a simplified approach for small and simple projects. Those fundamental standards are still your guide to scale and tailor P3.express.

Standing on the shoulders of giants

P3.express doesn't try to reinvent the wheel. It's primarily based on PRINCE2® and PMBOK® Guide, and benefits from other frameworks such as XP (eXtreme Programming), DSDM®, and Scrum.

Down to Earth

P3.express is a down-to-earth method you can really use.
The fundamental standards are invaluable, but too complex for normal projects that most people just can't use them.

Fully Integrated

P3.express is a fully integrated package of methodology, practices, and tools. You don't need to worry about finding proper techniques for your project, or find out how you can use normal pieces of software such as Excel to handle PM activities; everything is ready for you.

People-Oriented

P3.express recognizes that the primary problem in most projects is the human aspects, and therefore addresses them carefully, instead of limiting itself to a mechanical process.

Creative Commons

P3.express is licensed under Creative Commons: it's free to learn, use, and teach. The framework is community based, and continuously uses the contributions of its members for improvement. 

80/20

Perfect is the enemy of good-enough. P3.express tries to bring 80% of the perfect PM system by only 20% of the effort. If you aim for the perfect, you'll just give up. 

Multi-Purpose

P3.express is suitable for most small and medium size projects in a variety of industries. Basically, it's for normal projects most of us are dealing with daily. 

Extendable

P3.express uses a minimal core, with optional Addons that make certain parts (e.g. risk management) more advanced. There are also Themes that make is easier to use it in certain industries.

How can I learn P3.express?

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