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Triple Constraints for Projects - Software Project Management Activities

Back2Basics: Software Project Management: Activities and Roles

We introduced you to software project management process in the first part of this series. Let’s look at software project management activities involved and the critical role of a project manager in delivering IT projects. Time Quality Cost (TQC) Triple Constraints in Software Project Management Time Quality Cost (TQC) Triple constraint is a well known phenomena...CONTINUE READING
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Is Project Charter Important? How Does Project Charter Matter?

Is Project Charter Important? How Does Project Charter Matter? “Who Authorized You For This Project?” As a project manager when you meet project stakeholders for the first time and if say customer asks “who authorized you for this project?” How would you answer this question? If this question is to be answered formally, the answer...CONTINUE READING
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Dos and Don’ts of Project Management

Dos and Don’ts of Project Management Managing Dos Don’ts Project Management Processes ·  Depending on organization’s business fit, bring-in processes to streamline project delivery process and make it less risky, more predictable and repeatable ·  Understand that there will be resistance to new processes or change to existing processes. You need to build right set of utilities...CONTINUE READING
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8 Essential Rules to Effectively Manage Projects

8 Essential Rules to Effectively Manage Projects Project management is certainly not a new phenomenon; our ancestors have been doing it since ages, though it used to be informal project management (without calling it so). It is in the last century that project management became formal with standards and compliance laid out by regulatory bodies and...CONTINUE READING
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10 Most Common Mistakes That Lead To Project Failure

10 Most Typical Mistakes That Lead To Project Failure Project managers know it, the history and statistics are not on their side. But once you know of typical mistakes that lead to project failure, and if you are able to avoid those mistakes, you can ensure projects can be delivered successfully Mistakes That Lead to...CONTINUE READING
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Three Ways to Steer Your Project through Troubled Waters

Project managers often face an uphill battle when it comes to leading the team and getting a project completed on time, on budget and within scope. Communication issues, personal bias, and the desire to “fix it all” can invade a team, stopping a project in its tracks before anyone realizes there is an issue. Part...CONTINUE READING
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Project Scope Definition and Management – (Part-II)

In the previous post of “project scope management” we briefly introduced the concept of project scope, importance of well defined scope and how project scope gets shaped up during project initiation process. In this post, we are going to understand how step-by-step project scope identification and definition can happen. Project Scope Definition Once you have...CONTINUE READING
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Project Scope Management – (Part-I)

Introduction: Project Scope Management   Once targets are set, the budget, deliverable, timeline, resources are identified; almost all projects are kicked off in enthusiasm. As they progress, realities kick in. If we look at the available statistics e.g. CHAOS report published by Standish Group in 2009, says 24% of projects failed to complete & 52%...CONTINUE READING
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Project Management – Managing Project Scope (Part -I)

Project Management – Effectively Managing Project Scope (Part -I) You are returning from a meeting you just had with your projects sponsor & you are sure that what project sponsor is asking now, was never agreed. You tried making your point yet project sponsor did not agree. You realize that even if at some point...CONTINUE READING
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Back To Basics – Project Planning – Project Delivery Schedule

Back To BProject Delivery Scheduleasics – Project Planning You can jump to Project Planning | Project Scope | Project Delivery Schedule Planning | Resource Planning | Cost Planning | Quality Planning | Risk Planning | Communication Planning parts of this series. Delivery Schedule Planning Once project scope is determined and work breakdown structure (WBS) is...CONTINUE READING
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