A Pareto diagram is a vertical bar chart that identifies the critical few from the uncritical many: A histogram, ordered by frequency of occurrence, that shows how many results were generated by each identified cause.
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Triangular distribution is a common formula used when there is insufficient historical data to estimate duration of an activity. It is based on three points that consider estimation uncertainty and risk.
What is Negotiation
Kanban is a task management technique that sorts work to be completed according to progressive categories. It is suitable for tasks that can be broken down into small deliverables. Tasks managed by the Kanban technique are visualized on a Kanban Board. Example categories are:
ENG: A technique used to integrate all change activities into a total business sequence change program. All aspects of managerial, operational, social and technological change must be driven by the needs of the business (enterprise). All changes are identified and prioritized for proper sequencing to maximize the benefit stream vis-à-vis constraints
This is a forward thinking exercise, with an eye on the past. It is a mix of retrospective and futurospective which uncover risks.
A work breakdown structure (WBS) is a "deliverable oriented hierarchical decomposition of the work to be executed by the project team" (PMBOK). The WBS visually defines the scope into manageable chunks that a project team can understand, as each level of the WBS provides further definition and detail.
A component of work performed during the course of a project. Can be a Stage (group of steps), Step (group of tasks), or Task (individual activity).
Design for X (DfX) is a set of technical guidelines that may be applied during the design of a product for the optimization of a specific aspect of the design. The "X" in DfX can be different aspects of product development, such as reliability, deployment, assembly, manufacturing, cost, service, usability, safety and quality.
In 2001, a group of thought leaders in the software industry (Kent Beck