Social Project Management: Another Point of View


These and other features of Social Project Management identified by Leisa Reichelt, can be observed in agile project management. Agile project management is a different way of managing projects in the software industry that helps to deliver projects faster and at a lower cost. This environment lets team members’ ideas penetrate into project planning and influence managers’ and executives’ view on the project.

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Summary of Capabilities Based Planning

Herding Cats

There have been some recent posts about managing scope, defining needed Features, determining how to release software to stakeholders - in both traditional and agile processes. This document is all but unknown in the Enterprise IT domain and completely unknown in the agile software development world. This missing document is a root cause of many failures in tradition and agile software development. Shaver, Justin Beck, RAND National Defense Institute, 2008.


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The PMO is Dead… Long Live the PMO!

Arras People

In 2008 over 89% of organisations with more than 250 people involved in their project community had some form of PMO. Is it perhaps a side effect of Agile? Managers in the PMO become concerned about the quality and timeliness of the data, standards are defined, processes are introduced, and more activities are included in their sphere of influence. In this guest post from Christopher Worsley at CITI he looks at one of my favourite subjects, the PMO.

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Compendium of Works to Increase Probability of Project Success

Herding Cats

Agile Project Management (#APM). Agile Software Development (#ASD). Integrating Agile and Earned Value Management (#AEVM). Agile and Earned Value Management Bibliography of papers, books, and thesis (#Biblio). Establishing the Performance Measurement Baseline - Here are the 4 core processes for developing the performance measurements baseline PMI 5th College of Scheduling Conference , 2008. Agile Project Management. Agile Universe , 2002.

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A Compendium of Works to Increase the Probability of Project Success

Herding Cats

Agile Project Management. Agile Software Development for Government Software Intensive System of Systems (SISoS) , Boulder Agile Meetup, 27 July 2016. Integrating Agile Software Development with Earned Value Management , College of Performance Management, IPM Workshop, 2015. Product & Process Development Kaizen , LPPDE, Denver, Colorado, April 21-23, 2008. Integrating Agile with EVM , EVM World, 2013. A paradigm of Agile Project Management.

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Can you Become Agile, When Managing Projects the Top-Down Style?


In the second quarter of 2008, the company achieved record profits, yet in November, executives laid off 675 workers and postponed the construction of a new $450 million plant. The most agile companies that are able to quickly shift resources and employees to meet changing demands find millions of dollars in savings and often emerge stronger. The meaning of “agility”. First of all, what does it mean to be “agile”?

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The 23 Best Project Management Books For Upgrading Your Career in 2020


Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion. If you’re also interested in Agile project management, pair the PMBOK with the PMI’s new Agile Practice Guide or our own Guide on How to Pick the Software Development Process that’s Right For you. Published date: 2008 (revised edition).

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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. The Influence of Selection Bias on Effort Overruns in Software Development Projects,” Magne Jørgensen, Simula Research Laboratory & Institute of Informatics , University of Oslo. The ROI of Agile VS. Traditional Methods?

4 Project Management Trends of 2020: What to Prepare for?

Epicflow Blog

A PM is a leader who’s in charge of managing conflicts within a team, negotiating, persuading, influencing a dialogue partner, and many more. The most popular PM methodologies are as follows: Agile (Scrum, Kanban).

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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. 229 “How Should We Estimate Agile Software Development Projects and What Data Do We Need?” 11, November 2008. How is Effort Estimated in Agile Software Development Projects?,”

Part II: A Simplified Approach to Determine IT Project Complexity

PM Times

Most companies now seek project managers who follow the PMO processes like Waterfall or Agile and many C-Level executives support the PMO process. 2008)”. For example, using an Agile process for an Infrastructure project is not a good fit. Written by: Conrad MacCue Abstract.

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How to Start a Career in Project Management: Answers to FAQ

Epicflow Blog

According to PMI’s Job Growth and Talent Gap in Project Management 2017-2027 , organizations’ need for project talent has significantly increased since their previous investigation in 2008. PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) (costs from $435 for members and $495 for non-members); .

Salesforce and Leankor Ensure Business Continuity


As the computer, internet and technologies began to influence our day-to-day work, it became clear that project management needed to move into that space to keep up and be successful. In 2008, Software as a Service (SaaS) began to become a norm.

Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

This blog page is dedicated to the resources used to assess risks, their impacts, and handling strategies for software-intensive systems using traditional and agile development methods. 79, 2008. “`,” Stephen Ward and Chris Chapman , International Journal of Project Management , 21, pp. 3, 2008. ius, KSI Transactions on Knowledge Society, Volume 1, Number 3, 2008. Using Velocity, Acceleration, and Jerk to Manage Agile Schedule,” Risk Karen M. 11 November 2008.

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5 Steps to Planning and Running Fast, Efficient Meetings (Including Agendas and Templates for 4 Common Meetings)


Regular, fast, and efficient meetings are one of the surest ways to keep a project moving (and are an integral part of Agile and Scrum project management ). Step 4: Keep the meeting focused (and stop being a bad influence). While on average, 15% of your company’s time is spent in meetings —a number that has grown every single year since 2008. Step 4: Keep the meeting focused (and stop being a bad influence). The humble meeting gets a bad rap.

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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. 79, 2008. “`,” Stephen Ward and Chris Chapman , International Journal of Project Management , 21, pp. 3, 2008. ius, KSI Transactions on Knowledge Society, Volume 1, Number 3, 2008. Agility, Risk, and Uncertainty, Part 1 How Risk Impacts Agile Architecture,” Michael Waterman, IEEE Software , March/April 2018, pp.

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In-Depth: How Easily Biases Distort What We Believe (In The Workplace)

Initially coined by cognitive psychologist Lee Ross (1977), it happens when people underestimate the influence of the situation on the behavior of others while overestimating the influence of their personal traits and beliefs (Berry, 2015). 2008).

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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. The programmatic risks are within the control or influence of the Program Management or Program Executive Office, through managerial actions applied to the work activities contained in the Integrated Master Schedule.

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100+ Tech Conferences and Events to Attend in Europe 2020


In their words: Since its start-up in Oslo 2008, the Norwegian Developers Conference (NDC) quickly became one of Europe`s largest conferences for.NET & Agile development. In their words: What is influence in UX?

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COTS – Commercial off the Shelf Lifecycle Model

Jez Lister

In 2008 I started putting together an outline COTS methodology. COTS – Agile verse Waterfall approaches – With more and more organisations adopting agile approaches, I consider here the relative merits or otherwise for a commercial off the shelf implementation. With a COTS product you have far less influence in these areas. This article is one of a series covering COTS – Commercials off the Shelf Lifecycle model methodology, also know as package software.

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