Remember that agile is all about delighting the customer? We’ve seen how accustomed we are to dates and deadlines. Should we think of them differently if we work in an agile way?
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Projects are not completed all at once in a day or even a week—most projects are large endeavors that take months or even years. How do you take on a project like that? One bite at a time.
Whether or not “project chief” is an official title, almost every organization will have one. There are many elements that go into being a good project chief who can impact the entire organization.
Project managers excel at managing the project schedule, but many of us are not accustomed to revisiting the original premise of a project. There are four very simple and practical “perception” risk mitigation techniques that PMs and teams can implement.
Scared of spreadsheets? Don't be! They are a necessary and valuable tool in the project manager's arsenal. This article and its accompanying template are not a step-by-step tutorial. Instead of detailed instructions, it discusses a few things that are crucial to start both managing projects and completing advanced work with spreadsheets.
What does “cloud" actually mean? In this article, the author takes a bottom-up approach and explores various options of service delivery to help us get a grip of the cloud concept.
What constitutes a troubled project? The answer is truly in the eyes of the sponsor, but as project managers we need to measure objectively and then decide how to use those facts in our go-forward plans. Here the author puts everything in the context of the triple constraint.
Effective and early participation of plant stakeholders during engineering phases of a brownfield project in a production plant allows us to capture the value and knowhow of the organization—and avoid multiple modifications during the execution phase. In order to manage stakeholder involvement efficiently, classification by function and organizational level is essential.
Consultants can help address many issues…but problems arise when consultants consult around the problem instead of directly overcoming and impacting the issue that needs to be addressed.
Government agencies have recently found themselves asking questions about cybersecurity threats that they had not previously anticipated. In response, program managers must carry out a mandate of ensuring cybersecurity compliance while remaining on-budget. This paper seeks to provide answers and strategies while examining impact to schedule and budget.