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What are your top 3 project pain points?
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There's a long list, but I would say a good top 3 might be:

1. Misunderstanding requirements
2. Communication issues
3. Estimation accuracy
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Absolutely agree with your top !items

Could add the next ones:
4. Conflicts issues
5. Developers burnout
6. Special issues for startup projects
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1 reply by Sante Vergini
Jun 18, 2018 9:08 PM
Sante Vergini
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Thanks Kate, I've seen a few "special issues for startup projects."
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Misinterpretation of sponsor expectations/ sponsor expectations change!
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1 reply by Sante Vergini
Jun 17, 2018 8:10 AM
Sante Vergini
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That seems a popular one Bernardo.
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Sante,
1. Undefined directions
2. Predetermined budget
3. late approval for change request
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3 replies by Alok Priyadarshi, Bernardo Cordero, and Sante Vergini
Jun 17, 2018 8:11 AM
Sante Vergini
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Riyadh, that list is certainly points of pain.
Jun 17, 2018 3:02 PM
Alok Priyadarshi
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Late approval of change request is really very painful !!
Important point Riyadh.
Jun 17, 2018 11:23 PM
Bernardo Cordero
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Riyad: Late aproval for change request is really painfull because the uncertainity added from a change may be big. This is the reason the Agile or Hybrid execution/environment were a change is part of the "game" and wellcome, are better to manage this painfully situation.
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Unrealistic schedule
Stakeholders management
Risk assessment
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2 replies by Alok Priyadarshi and Sante Vergini
Jun 17, 2018 8:11 AM
Sante Vergini
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Good additions Alok.
Jun 17, 2018 2:58 PM
Alok Priyadarshi
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Thanks Sante !!!
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Some really good ones mentioned!

In no particular order; short-sightedness, opaqueness/non-engaged, undocumented changes/favors
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1 reply by Sante Vergini
Jun 17, 2018 8:12 AM
Sante Vergini
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Andrew, opaqueness is a good way to describe a common pain point.
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Jun 16, 2018 11:10 PM
Replying to Bernardo Cordero
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Misinterpretation of sponsor expectations/ sponsor expectations change!
That seems a popular one Bernardo.
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Jun 17, 2018 12:52 AM
Replying to Riyadh Salih
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Sante,
1. Undefined directions
2. Predetermined budget
3. late approval for change request
Riyadh, that list is certainly points of pain.
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Jun 17, 2018 2:44 AM
Replying to Alok Priyadarshi
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Unrealistic schedule
Stakeholders management
Risk assessment
Good additions Alok.
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Jun 17, 2018 7:55 AM
Replying to Andrew Craig
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Some really good ones mentioned!

In no particular order; short-sightedness, opaqueness/non-engaged, undocumented changes/favors
Andrew, opaqueness is a good way to describe a common pain point.
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1 reply by Andrew Craig
Jun 17, 2018 2:27 PM
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Thanks. We hear so much of transparency. But what about the flip side?
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The top 3 which are pain points are:
a. Incomplete or half truths about status
b. Conflicts arising due to differing priorities among teams / groups
c. Unnecessary Interference by stakeholders
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1 reply by Sante Vergini
Jun 17, 2018 5:51 PM
Sante Vergini
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Another good list Rajesh.
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