The Classic Misunderstanding between Principles, Practices, and Process

Herding Cats

Let's start with a history paper , “ Iterative and Incremental Development: A Brief History ,” Craig Larman and Victor Basili, IEEE Computer, June 2003. Since we and I was one of them, saw XP as essentially hacking in the absence of those governance processes.

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Risk Management is How Adults Manage Projects

Herding Cats

Oriented Perspective , 1st Edition, Terje Aven, John Wiley & Sons, 2003. Effective Risk Management , 2nd Edition, Edmund Conrow, AIAA, 2003. Project Risk Management: Process, Techniques, and Insights , 2nd Edition, Chris Chapman and Stephen Ward, John Wiley & Sons, 2003.

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Do you have a CRACK PO? (and a book review)

Kiron Bondale

In 2003, Barry Boehm and Richard Turner coined the acronym C.R.A.C.K. (If the title of my article for this week has you confused gentle reader, fret not – I’m just merging two distinct topics into a single post).

2018 156

Project Innovation and “Crossing the Chasm”

Tony Adams

We talk a lot about Project Management structure, processes and practices – these are put forward as a way of providing stability and certainty. Adapted from Christensen, “The Innovator’s Dilemma” (2003). 2003).

A Compendium of Works to Increase the Probability of Project Success

Herding Cats

Managment Processes. Making the Impossible Possible: Applying Heliotropic Abundance for creating Program and Project Management Processes. Product & Process Development Kaizen , LPPDE, Denver, Colorado, April 21-23, 2008. Basis of Estimate Process. ADC 2003.

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Incremental Commitment Spiral Model

Herding Cats

Iterative and Incremental Development: A Brief History," Craig Larman and Victor Basili, IEEE Computer , June 2003. Herding Cats: The Classic Misunderstanding between Principles, Practices, and Process.

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AI Assistants for Project Managers

Leading Answers

It deals with automating the process and science parts of project management, leaving people more time to focus on the relationships, leadership, storytelling, empathy and emotional intelligence side of projects that are harder to tackle and are (currently) best done by people.

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Compendium of Works to Increase Probability of Project Success

Herding Cats

Management Processes (#MP). While many of the presentations have similar titles, the content is focused on a specific set of processes and practices, while the principles are the same, since they are Immutable. . Management Processes. March 6, 2003.

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Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

Effective Risk Management 2 nd Edition , Edmund Conrow, AIAA, 2003. Project Risk Management: A Combined Analytic Hierarchy Process and Decision Tree Approach,” Prasanta Kumar Dey, Cost Engineering , Vol. 105, 2003. “A An Integrated Risk Management Process, J.

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A Compendium of Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

Effective Risk Management 2nd Edition, Edmund Conrow, AIAA, 2003. Project Risk Management: A Combined Analytic Hierarchy Process and Decision Tree Approach,” Prasanta Kumar Dey, Cost Engineering , Vol. 105, 2003. “A An Integrated Risk Management Process, J.

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Software Estimating Resources

Herding Cats

2003, pp. Alexander, “Estimation of the New Agile XP Process Model for Medium-Scale Projects Using Industrial Case Studies,” M. An Empirical Evaluation of Simplified Function Point Measurements Processes,” Luigi Lavazza and Geng Liu, International Journal on Advances in Software, Vol.

AI Assistants for Project Managers

Leading Answers

It deals with automating the process and science parts of project management, leaving people more time to focus on the relationships, leadership, storytelling, empathy and emotional intelligence side of projects that are harder to tackle and are (currently) best done by people. AI has come a long way since Microsoft rolled out the annoying and not so helpful “Clippy” Office Assistant tool in 2003. Predictions like “AI will take our jobs” sound scary.

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A Seriously Challenged Project

The Tao of Project Management

Another one from the Why Do Projects Fail website: Edinburgh City Council: Tram Network (Sep 2003 to May 2014) When originally conceived the project was intended to reduce traffic congestion, reduce carbon emissions and help the city cope with the increased demand for public transport in the next decade.

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FedEx Project Manager Profile: Leigh Espy

Project Management Hacks

In 2003, I managed a project to set up a new customer at my company’s data center. I led an effort to develop a risk-based software development process. We developed the process with input from the user community, including business partners as well.

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Becoming a Project Manager – A Complete Guide for 2018

Paymo App

Some of your duties will include: taking part in the creation process, executing the project, preparing communication methods, finding solutions to recurring issues, monitoring the project’s progress from start to finish, and many more.

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The Problems with Schedules

Herding Cats

Don't ever make suggestions to make changes to the processes without first finding the root cause of why the actual performance has a variance with the planned performance. NRO Cost Group Risk Process, Aerospace Corporation, 2003.

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Start with Principles, Not Personal Anecdotes

Herding Cats

The "bad management" is itself a symptom of untrained, inexperienced, unskilled decision making processes in the presence of uncertainty. . These forecasts usually come from models of the process being forecast. Forecasts are based on estimating the processes that produce the forecast.

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The Best Lessons From Ten Powerful Women

Appfluence

Hamilton, a famous surfer, was on every news station back in 2003 when her left arm was ferociously bitten off by a shark. It seems like in this day and age, women do it all. So much so, that sometimes it feels like it would feel great to drop everything and take a nice, long rest. To inspire you, we’ve put together a list of 10 highly productive and powerful women in business and analyzed their qualities and habits so that you can stay inspired and follow in their footsteps.

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Knowledgeline: Applied Discovery Fires Back at Law.com EDD Article:: by Tom Baldwin

Knowledgeline

In fact, the Microsoft Outlook 2003 bug in question does not erase anything. The bug causes Outlook 2000 emails to appear blank on computers without a patch that Microsoft issued as part of its Office 2003 Service Pack 2 in September 2005. percent of all email materials were correctly identified and fully disclosed in the discovery process. Getting lawyers hooked on EDD processing, the pape.

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Modeling the Future is the Basis of Project Success

Herding Cats

PP&C lives in the domain of Project Management and Controls, which is a Technical Management Processes of ISO 15288. In ISO 15288 this is the role of the Risk Management Processes. The life-cycle processes of a project can be defined by ISO15288 as.

Monte Carlo Simulation

Herding Cats

These uncertainties are also created by the naturally occurring variances in the underlying processes of the situation. . Aleatory Pertaining to stochastic (non-deterministic) events, the outcome of which is described using statistical processes. For example in a game of chance stochastic variability are the natural randomness of the process and are characterized by a probability density function (PDF) for their range and frequency. There was a tweet yesterday.

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Monte Carlo Simulation

Herding Cats

The business as usual, but with some technical processes get a bit wider. The Triangle distribution is a good place to start since it models the log-normal distribution which is found for many naturally occurring processes. Estimation is part of project management. .

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Complete Collection of Project Management Statistics 2015

Wrike

Having a knowledge transfer process in place boosts the chance of project success by over 20%. [6]. Most Popular Agile Tools and Processes: Scrum – 43%. Poor purchasing processes: 23%. 18% use word processing documents. PPM process implementation & management – 61%.

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DDSTOP The Saga Continues

Herding Cats

We were one of the first users of eXtreme Programming, long before Scrum was around and presented that early work in 2003, " Making Agile Development Work in a Government Contracting Environment, Measuring velocity with Earned Value." . link] Capers Jones Cost Estimating tools and processes.

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Estimating is a Learned Skill

Herding Cats

The same process for estimating is applied to multi-billion dollar projects we work. And the same process is applied to the Scrum development processes on those projects. . Here's some materials that provide the tools and processes needed to learn how to estimate. Group Processes in Software Effort Estimation,” Kjetil Moløkken-østvold and Magne Jørgensen, Empirical Software Engineering, 9, 315–334, 2004. Martin 5 October 2003, [link].

DDSTOP The Saga Continues

Herding Cats

We were one of the first users of eXtreme Programming, long before Scrum was around and presented that early work in 2003, " Making Agile Development Work in a Government Contracting Environment, Measuring velocity with Earned Value." . Analytical Hierarchical Process .

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DDSTOP The Saga Continues

Herding Cats

We were on of the first users of eXtreme Programming, long before Scrum was around and presented that early work in 2003, " Making Agile Development Work in a Government Contracting Environment, Measuring velocity with Earned Value." . Where's the process that defines that priority order? .

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3 New Year’s Rituals for Nonprofit Professionals To Begin 2018 with Clarity

Celoxis

Writing and Blogging: I’ve kept an active publishing schedule for Beth’s Blog, something that I’ve done since 2003! I wish you a very happy and healthy 2018! I used my holiday break as an opportunity for a brief digital detox and time for family, travel and fun.