The objective of any project is to define the overall goal. The project objective will describe the outcome of the project, and it will tell exactly how to address the problem or need to achieve the overall goal. The outcomes and/or deliverables of the project are considered the objectives. The project scope is the definition of what the project is supposed to accomplish, and the time and money it will take to achieve the objectives of the project. Basically, the scope of the project includes the work that needs to be done, while excluding the work that should not be done to allow the project objectives to be accomplished. The objectives of a project are the main outputs that are hopefully achieved from performing the overall project.
Many organizations take on the project of building collaborative software to enable multiple users to stay connected and work together on projects from any location. Building collaborative software is a real-world project that is used to enhance communication and reach project outcomes more effectively. The objectives of such a project could include: