This Excel template is to be used in conjunction with the article Task Duration Estimation: A Simple Solution. Together, they can be used to conduct a Monte Carlo simulation. This will provide a statistically reliable method of estimating the minimum required time to schedule for any task so that its chance of success falls within a given confidence parameter.
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In a traditional project environment, work may be rolling in for the project team as tasks—each task seen as a story from a product backlog. This worksheet is a tool to track progress of similar tasks on a weekly basis over a project duration. Use in conjunction with the Tracking Performance by Tasks article.
They may seem simple at first, but icebreaking activities for teams can go a long way toward building a cohesive group that works well together, resulting in a successful project. Don't take them for granted...use this deliverable for help.
This log is a supportive template used for a telecom turnkey project, including but not limited to the following milestones: site acquisition, civil, telecom installation plus integration and acceptance. Use in conjunction with the article The Importance of Tracking in Planning.
Planning to hire some temporary help? An agency is often your best bet, as long as you have an agreement that outlines how the relationship will work.
This Testing Services Review Form outlines major factors to consider when testing software, middleware or Web-based applications.
This Testing Tools Evaluation Form details a complete description of the expected level of service and performance to be provided by prospective testing tools.
Win Conditions address how success will be measured. How do you stack up when it comes to stakeholder satisfaction, your schedule, scope, quality, budget, ROI and team satisfaction? This template helps you rank priorities, and provides areas for metrics and descriptions.
The Three-Sentence Project Skinny is a concise summary of the purpose of the project. It addresses the what and the why.
Large projects are usually divided into sections, and each section has a section head or manager (acting PM) assigned to it. This template can be used in scheduling/monitoring & controlling. It is an extract of the main schedule and should be prepared by every section manager in order to plan three weeks ahead; they should follow up with all in charge in his or her section to maintain the schedule baseline. This works for all kinds of projects.