This chapter provides the reader with an overview of basic project management theory and how it can be applied to strategic intelligence projects. After a brief discussion of project management theory, the chapter will discuss some of its key elements using a case study. The case study is an ongoing project (Project Nimbus) within the Victoria Police, Australia. the case study highlights some of the lessons about how project management principles can be applied to improve the management of complex intelligence projects that impact upon an entire agency. The chapter concludes with a simple checklist for those thinking about using project management theory in their intelligence practice.
|Title of host publication||Strategic Thinking in Criminal Intelligence|
|Editors||Jerry H Ratcliffe|
|Place of Publication||NSW|
|Number of pages||18|
|Edition||2nd / 12|
|Publication status||Published - 2009|