Technical project management is clearly a critical part of a PM’s skill set, but how should a project manager seek to develop their skills in this area?
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Even when engineering teams follow best practices and work on incorporating security requirements into software products, companies still see an influx of reported issues. Keep these tips in mind.
Project bugs and the forecasting of progress can be complex. An Excel spreadsheet can be employed to gauge the progress of the testing and resolution teams. Using this simplistic method in conjunction with test-estimation techniques can help the project manager determine the completion date for testing efforts.
While we can spend our careers improving our ability to craft effective project charters, we can get to a 70% good-enough state by addressing some basic topics. This article explains those basics.
Quality management is not independent of risk management yet the two are often decoupled after a project goes operational. When the quality performance of an operation falters, project management principles offer a useful framework for getting things back on track.
The engineering and construction industry is transforming from a document-driven to a digitally driven sector. Besides the physical assets delivered, managing project data and information is essential to providing better quality deliverables, cutting costs and controlling risks.
This article takes a look at project measurables in general—and some of the measurables uniquely important for event projects. It will also provide some advice for event PMs to use in deciding what to measure on individual event projects.
Project team status meetings are boring. Worse, they take up valuable time. So how then can the project manager get updates from the team on the progress of assigned tasks if not with a weekly status meeting? Through individual status updates.
Managing early-phase risks is akin to laying a solid foundation on which future project success can be built. The central theme of this article is to identify and create an awareness of major risks that can have a deleterious impact if not managed well—and propose some practical steps to manage them.
Start your agile development team with the mantra: No manual test cases! Quality comes from collaboration and rapid feedback, not documentation. Let’s take a look.