Sure, training delays and added costs cut down on boredom, but just in case you'd rather maintain control over training development and delivery, focus on the Design Document. In the concluding installment of this series, we look at several other sections of the Design Document and what to look for to help make your work life blissfully calm.
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Danger, Will Robinson! If you're getting lost in knowledge management space, it's time for an idiot check. User stories--narratives on how systems solve a particular business problem--may be your ticket back home.
A thorough project definition is the first line of defense against scope creep.
In order to successfully implement and manage a project management office, one must first define what the office is. Sounds simple, right?
The different roles of Scrum Masters, coaches, trainers, consultants and, yes, project managers are often confusing to organizations transforming from traditional to Agile practices. Let’s take a closer look at these titles and how their responsibilities compare to one another in an emerging agile environment.
The second installment of this multi-part series continues to address the practical steps and considerations in setting up a PMO in today's organizations.
Project completion is a tenuous concept. So just where does the role of transition come in the life of a project, and what’s the project role in managing transitions?
What does business acumen mean, exactly? This writer asked managers, company decision-makers and some pundits/analysts what exactly “business smarts” means. The results proved that a dilemma exists--a failure to communicate on the same level.
PMs don’t always have the right view of what makes a project successful. Our discipline has evolved and now requires us to have a much more complete view of how our projects impact organizations. Just how do you define "failure"?
There’s a lot of talk currently about the importance of organizational agility. But what does that really mean in the real world?