chapter  2
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The tools needed in today’s project environment are predominantly automated software applications. However, there are still many paperbased tools, such as activity checklists, data collection templates, process guides, and knowledge-based desk references that also facilitate project management. The introduction and management of project management tools can be accomplished on an as-needed basis by ad hoc teams or individuals or, when aligned as a PMO function, as part of ongoing operations planning within the project environment.