Influence

Career Development   35
Change Management   33
Innovation   32

Project Expertise

Create Business Case
Ruth Marina has correctly answered 18 PMchallenge Questions on this topic
Align Deliverables with Strategic Business Objectives
I read the laws and regulations related to the requested software. I think of future solutions and not momentary ones.
I always contemplate working from the simplest to the most complex.
Enroll Sponsors
Speak confidently and convincingly about what is feasible and what is not feasible in the project. This highlights the image of a capable professional.
Identify Project Team Member Requirements and Critical Knowledge Sources
When developing the scope of the software requested, I think about the end users, their capabilities, their initial requirements and how they will influence in achieving the desired scope or result.
Respect to members of the team, when someone do not have the capacity for the work required, I include plan of capacitation in the schedule.
Determine Key Risk Factors and Failure Indicators
When starting the requested software, I think about the risk factors such as the cost to develop it, the determined time, the programming language available in the organization, and the human resource involved.
Develop Project Assumptions
I assume that the organization will have the human resource, to continue when the project becomes an integral part of the organization, that is, part of the operations.
Estimate Capital and Operational Costs
Implement the decision-making or buying decision-making technique to develop software within the organization or hire it.
For the sensitive information software in the organization, it has always been more beneficial to develop internally.
Document Business Case
I know the organization. I understand the scope of the requirements and the beneficiaries and end users.
Present Business Case
Ruth Marina has correctly answered 2 PMchallenge Questions on this topic
Define Project
Ruth Marina has correctly answered 87 PMchallenge Questions on this topic
Determine Project Objectives
When the software user or users define the scope, it is easy for me to understand and write down the project's objectives. I begin to document them as soon as possible. At the same time, I incorporate them into the user manual of the software.
Define Project Products
I use the interview as the main tool to define the products of the project. I also attend questionnaires with specific questions to refine concepts.
Determine Project Constraints
In conjunction with the main interested party requesting the software, I identify the restrictions of the project. These are refined with the rest of interested.
Select Project Approach
When the software is requested, I define the focus of the project, which can be functional or performance.
Ruth Marina has correctly answered 1 PMchallenge Question on this topic
Determine Project Standards
According to the focus of the project, I can define if it will be carried out in phases or not.
I select the programming language defined in the organization.
Make Project Plan
Ruth Marina has correctly answered 155 PMchallenge Questions on this topic
Define Work Breakdown Structure
I use the process flow diagram to create the work breakdown structure and apply a hierarchy form to identify the control accounts and work packages.
Ruth Marina has correctly answered 14 PMchallenge Questions on this topic
Determine Activity Dependencies
I use MSProject to prepare the network diagram of the activities and the gant diagram with its start and end dates.
Schedule Activities
I use MSProject to elaborate the schedule of activities and identify the critical path.
Develop Budget
I use MSProject to elaborate the budget assigning the values ??to each work package.
Refine Project Risk Assessment
I constantly evaluate the risks of the project, by reviewing the list of obsolete risks and those that have not yet occurred. I attend the template defined in the organization to update the list and the probability and impact matrix.
Obtain Project Plan Approval
Ruth Marina has correctly answered 6 PMchallenge Questions on this topic
Present Project Plan
I present project plan to the sponsor to obtain the final approved.
Publicize Project
Ruth Marina has correctly answered 9 PMchallenge Questions on this topic
Equip Project
Ruth Marina has correctly answered 11 PMchallenge Questions on this topic
Check Equipment and Facilities
Identify the capabilities of team members through interviews and verification of experience in previous jobs.
Identify Training Needs
I identify training needs of team.
Schedule Training
I schedule training of team in conjunction with the sponsor.
Control Project
Ruth Marina has correctly answered 1 PMchallenge Question on this topic
Assign Project Tasks
Ruth Marina has correctly answered 8 PMchallenge Questions on this topic
Resolve Resource Conflicts
I have the responsabilities to resolve resource conflicts.
Motivate Project Participants
Ruth Marina has correctly answered 18 PMchallenge Questions on this topic
Promote Individual Development
I like to promote the individual development of the team by granting them hours of the working day as an opportunity to study.
Create Incentives for Teamwork
I like to motivate the team by organizing lunches out of the office, at least once a month.
Track Project Progress
Ruth Marina has correctly answered 78 PMchallenge Questions on this topic
Diagnose Situation
I use expert judgment and also the Delphi technique to obtain a good diagnosis and support to technological problems in order to solve them better.
Report Project Status to Sponsor
I prepare project progress reports to the sponsor.
Revise Project Plan
Ruth Marina has correctly answered 41 PMchallenge Questions on this topic
Evaluate Alternatives
I perform analysis of alternatives, value engineering to adjust the project due to lack of human resources, time and cost.
Prepare Completion Report
Ruth Marina has correctly answered 5 PMchallenge Questions on this topic
Summarize Project Results
Talk about your experiences and what makes you successful. Is there a special technique that you use on this stage step or task? What have you learned? What is the impact on the organization?
Collect Project Metrics
I use the technique of function points, typical of software engineering to measure the size of the project. This is very useful for estimating future software projects.
Turn Over Results
Ruth Marina has correctly answered 3 PMchallenge Questions on this topic
Identify Reusable Objects
I implement a collection called "classes" in software development, which is very useful for future software projects, and which are common and are constantly updated.
Review Resource Performance
Reviewing performance is a primordial and rigorous technique in the software development activity.
Response times are measured for queries and sample results. It is also compared to other similar software in order to improve the performance of both or some of them.