A technique to estimate all costs associated with performing an enterprise change project or product development activity. Cost estimation can be performed using a bottom-up or top-down approach. When using a bottom-up approach, the costs are calculated on a unit level, then rolled up to the top level. The cycle time, number of people, and co...
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Benchmarking determines where the enterprise is in relation to performing activities with "best-of-breed" or world class companies. It measures the performance or the degree of success that has been realized in comparison to other companies for a given activity, value stream, or other factor of interest. These measures then become the basis for analysis and redesign.
A set of techniques, used on a continual basis, that measures performance in terms of customer needs and satisfiers. Quality Measurement is concerned with the perception levels of customers and how to use those measurements in the design of a product or service and/or to track towards the achievement of activity goals.
If Quality was the key word in the industrial scene of 20th century, Sustainability has taken its place in the next century. After witnessing devastating floods, hurricanes and unbelievable climatic changes in almost all parts of the world, everyone has started taking their own survival a bit more seriously now. Science and Technology personnel hav...
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A document that provides detailed information about deliverables, activity and scheduling of each component in the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS).
A graphic technique, (also known as a fishbone diagrams, herringbone diagrams, cause-and-effect diagrams, or Fishikawa), used for displaying characteristics of a given situation or problem.
The Daily Scrum is a 15-minute time-boxed meeting held every day at the same location and is intended for the Development Team. At this meeting, the Development Team plans work for the next 24 hours.
The Product Owner is an important member of the Scrum Team. They are responsible for maximizing the value of the product produced by the Development Team.