Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

Risk Management is essential for development and production programs. Risk issues that can be identified early in the program, which will potentially impact the program later, termed Known Unknowns and can be alleviated with good risk management. Risk Management Papers. “A

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Route to Enterprise Scale Agility

Digite

Competitiveness in the age of digital disruption requires businesses to achieve agility at scale – not in select projects and portfolios alone, but across functions, across the business. The approaches to achieving enterprise-wide agility are keenly debated.

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Risk Management is How Adults Manage Projects

Herding Cats

In a recent exchange in social media, it was clear the notion of risk and the sources of risk, the consequences or risks and managing in the presence of risk was in very unclear, when it was conjectured , we can simply slice the work into small bits and REDUCE risk. .

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A Compendium of Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

This blog page is dedicated to the resources used to manage the risk encountered on software-intensive systems using traditional and agile development methods. Let's start with a critical understanding of the purpose of managing risk on software development projects.

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Microeconomics and Risk Management in Decision Making for Software Development

Herding Cats

By the way, the pure conjecture that agile enables late changing requirements to not have a significant impact on the cost and schedule of the development project is completely lacking any testable evidence outside of personal anecdotes of agile advocates. Now To Risk Management.

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What’s in your backlog?

Leading Answers

Risk avoidance and risk reduction activities – Sure, maybe. For agile teams, backlogs represent their To-Do list of work. Here’s a typical backlog showing a combination of features, change requests, bug fixes and a couple of risk reduction activities.

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A Compendium of Works to Increase the Probability of Project Success

Herding Cats

Business, Technical, Systems, Risk, and Project Management. Event-Based Scheduling , 10 November 2006. Agile Project Management. Agile Software Development for Government Software Intensive System of Systems (SISoS) , Boulder Agile Meetup, 27 July 2016.

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Misunderstanding Making Decisions in the Presence of Uncertainty

Herding Cats

The risk is created when we have not accounted for this natural variances in our management plan for the project. Dealing with Aleatory (irreducible) uncertainty and the resulting risk requires we have margin. An aleatory risk is expressed as a relation to a value. Embrace Risk!

Seven Project Management Influencers to Watch

Project Risk Coach

Elizabeth Harrin is the creator of A Girl’s Guide to Project Management which she started in 2006. His perspective on project and risk management is balanced and practical. His passions are Agile, project management methodologies, and PMOs.

The 5 Best Free Smartsheet Alternatives of 2019

nTask

Introduced in 2006, with a major redesign in 2010, the platform serves as a single systematic and flexible solution for all the task management needs of a team. Issues and risks management. Issues and Risks management to tackle their occurrence likelihood.

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Basis of Estimating Software Development

Herding Cats

Here are some resources that will provide guidance to produce credible software development estimates, in both traditional and agile domains. While some have publication dates that may seem old, the principles in these books are immutable, even for agile projects. Software Sizing, Estimation, and Risk Management: When Performance is Measured Performance Improves , Daniel Galaorath and Michael Evans , Auerbach, 2006. IT Risk Management.

Seven Project Management Influencers to Watch

Project Risk Coach

Elizabeth Harrin is the creator of A Girl’s Guide to Project Management which she started in 2006. His perspective on project and risk management is balanced and practical. His passions are Agile, project management methodologies, and PMOs.

Cone of Uncertainty - Part Cinq

Herding Cats

Aleatory and Epistemic uncertainties, which create the risk to the success of the project. Other uncertainties that create risk include: Unrealistic performance expectation with missing Measures of Effectiveness and Measures of Performance. This is the basis of a risk tolerant plan.

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DDSTOP The Saga Continues

Herding Cats

There's been a rash of conjectures about all kinds of bad business, project, and software development (agile and traditional) management ideas of late. Or the companion quote from an Agile thought leader. maybe a read of the resources of Estimating Agile Software Development may help.

Ten Trends in Project Management Recruitment in the UK

Arras People

Project practitioners are confused about whether to pursue new Agile based qualifications. It comes down to how risky it is to hire someone who doesn’t have that previous sector experience, and how willing an organisation is to take that risk. Agile, should I or not?

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DDSTOP The Saga Continues

Herding Cats

There's been a rash of conjectures about all kinds of bad business, project, and software development (agile and traditional) management ideas of late. We develop these reference classes using Agile Function Points. What is the Value at Risk for your Project?

Software Estimating Resources

Herding Cats

This blog page is dedicated to the resources used to estimate software-intensive systems using traditional and agile development methods. Cost Modeling Agile Software Development,” Maarit Laanti and Petri Kettunen, International Transactions on Systems and Applications, Volume 1 Number 2, pp.

Cone of Uncertainty - Part Trois

Herding Cats

Aleatory and Epistemic uncertainties, which create the risk to the success of the project. Other uncertainties that create risk include: Unrealistic performance expectation with missing Measures of Effectiveness and Measures of Performance. This is the basis of a risk tolerant plan.

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Cone of Uncertainty - Part Cinq (Updated)

Herding Cats

Aleatory and Epistemic uncertainties, which create the risk to the success of the project. Other uncertainties that create risk include: Unrealistic performance expectation with missing Measures of Effectiveness and Measures of Performance. Agile 2008 Conference. [18]

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DDSTOP The Saga Continues

Herding Cats

There's been a rash of conjectures about all kinds of bad business, project, and software development (agile and traditional) management ideas of late. They don't care about cost, risk, schedule, the probability that they'll get what they paid you for. million euro Agile project.”.

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Estimating is a Learned Skill

Herding Cats

Review on Traditional and Agile Cost Estimation Success Factor in Software Development Project,” Zulkefli Mansor, Saadiah Yahya, Noor Habibah Hj Arshad, International Journal on New Computer Architectures and Their Applications (IJNCAA) 1(3): 942–952. Software effort estimation terminology: The tower of Babel,” Stein Grimstad, Magne Jørgensen, Kjetil Moløkken-Østvold, Information and Software Technology 48 (2006) 302–310. The ROI of Agile VS. Traditional Methods?

Project Management, Performance Measures, and Statistical Decision Making

Herding Cats

What reducible uncertainties and the resulting risks were Not handled? Schedule Estimation and Uncertainty Surrounding the Cone of Uncertainty, Todd Little, IEEE Software , May/June 2006. USAF Cost Risk Uncertainty Handbook.

The Trouble with Charts

Herding Cats

This chart is from " The Impact of Agile Quantified.". The final problem, just like the Standish Reports, is that the samples may or may not represent the total population of projects in the agile space. NoEstimates Agile Estimating Governance Management Mathematics Principles

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Cone of Uncertainty - Revisited

Herding Cats

We're writing two chapters in an upcoming Project Management Book, with a working title, The Gower Handbook of Project Performance for Agile, Waterfall and Everything in Between , edited by Mark Phillips.

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Reading List for the Cone of Uncertainty

Herding Cats

Little [8] makes the claim that agile methods don't follow the Cone - that is the uncertainty doesn't reduce as the project proceeds. Schedule Estimation and Uncertainty Surrounding the Cone of Uncertainty," Todd Little, IEEE Software , May/June 2006. IT Risk Management.

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Build Awesome: RoR Devs Wanted

LiquidPlanner

In 2006 I left a great gig at Expedia to start LiquidPlanner with a fellow Expedia colleague, Charles Seybold. Humble Beginnings.

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Wrike Review- 10 facts you should know

Binfire

Wrike was funded in 2006 by Andrew Filev and has locations in California, Ireland, and Russia. . The application does not support Agile and Hybrid methods adequately. Binfire supports Agile, Hybrid, and Waterfall project management methods.

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Resources for Cone of Uncertainty

Herding Cats

The planned uncertainty not only needs to decrease over time passing, but this reduction diminishes any impacts of risk on the decision-making processes. Remember Risk Management is How Adults Manage Projects - Tim Lister. IT Risk Management.

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