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Applying-New-Agile-Practices

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Apportioned Effort

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Apportioned Efforts hold direct supportive relationship to a discrete activity and can be measured in direct proportionate to a discrete effort. Due to the direct proportion relationship with discrete activity, apportioned efforts may not readily divisible from work packages. If the activity is painting the wall , doing verification and validation of the painting will be considered as apportioned efforts

Apportionment Method

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Apportionment method is also known as analogous estimating, uses historical data of past projects that are relatively standard to allocate duration and costs to various segments of the current project. This is performed by assigning percentages of the total planned duration or costs to each segment. It is commonly used in projects that are relatively standard with minimal variation. The percentages are assigned with close reference to past projects' resources and costs allocation.

Artful Nagging for Task Completion

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One of Merriam-Webster’s definitions of nag is “to annoy (someone) with repeated questions, requests, or orders.” Nagging can become an art form in project management - striking the right level of annoyance is critical; you want to encourage action, but not significant frustration or avoidance. Project managers frequently have to find a unique and subtle balance with many different project participants, so having a number of different approaches in your skillset is advantageous. Being able to nag effectively, by varying approach and using humor, can have a big impact on project outcomes.

Artifacts

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Artifacts are documents related to the project. Project Managers must fully document objectives and deliverables. These documents align projects to business objectives, address the needs of sponsors and clients, and properly set the project team's expectations.

Avoidance

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Avoidance - the first and most direct means of dealing with risk factors is through avoidance. This is often the result of re-planning the project or an aspect of it in order to prevent the risk from being an issue on the project....

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