You justified your project, planned it to the last detail and have gotten it approved and activated. Now what? Time to actually do the project--and that means managing the actions needed to insure the plan delivers as promised. In short, time to control the process. Here we explore this critical stage of JPACE in terms of its practical application.
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CA Technologies and VersionOne have partnered on a solution that integrates Agile and waterfall project management, providing visibility across all development initiatives and enabling improved business-level decision making.
Confused by ROI? This primer will help you understand what it's all about. And if you're behind the eight-ball, responsible for putting together an ROI for a project gone bad, this article could save you.
Why is LOE as important for a project as other aspects like stakeholder satisfaction, cost overshoot and schedule variance? And are you approaching it the right way?
In high school, you may have learned that pi is equal to roughly three and change. Now that you're a PM professional, you know that PI is worth a whole lot more than that. Despite the popularity of Process Improvement these days, there hasn't been much discussion of the schedules, costs and real value of bringing your software development to the highest levelsuntil now.
PMI is announcing its call for volunteers for those who would like to participate in the development of the PMBOK® Guide—Seventh Edition. We are now looking for volunteers to be part of both the Development Team and Review Team for the latest edition.
There are indeed several things that you should never do professionally, contrary to the age-old saying. In interviewing applicants, you should never write on a resume. Not even in pencil, folks! No, I know there is no law against it, but the law could be enforced based on what you write. There have been more times that I am willing to count that I have been in an interview review session with a client and I have seen them writing on a resume either during the interview or afterwards. ?So?? I hear the group echo. Take a minute to review this information and understand just what type of consequences can be derived from this seemingly harmless action.
What will you do if the economy turns sour? You ought to be thinking about your next career move so you’re prepared for a sudden change.
Sustainability is important for the planet. If it isn’t as important for our employer, do we have to do something about that? Should we try to become a conscience for our employer, at least as far as the project we are managing is concerned?
Agile approaches often have greater engagement levels between stakeholders. While those conversations generally focus on the deliverables and how they meet the customer’s needs, can they also drive sustainability best practices?