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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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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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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.

Basis of Estimating Software Development

Herding Cats

The estimating of software development is both straightforward and complex. Here are some resources that will provide guidance to produce credible software development estimates, in both traditional and agile domains. Software Sizing, Estimation, and Risk Management: When Performance is Measured Performance Improves , Daniel Galaorath and Michael Evans , Auerbach, 2006. Software Sizing and Estimating: Mk II FPA , Charles Symons, John Wiley & Sons, 1991.

Misunderstanding Making Decisions in the Presence of Uncertainty

Herding Cats

The naturally occurring work effort in the development of a software feature - even if we've built the feature before - is an irreducible uncertainty. The risk is created when we have not accounted for this natural variances in our management plan for the project. April, 2010.

Estimating is a Learned Skill

Herding Cats

And the same process is applied to the Scrum development processes on those projects. . The primary purpose of software estimation is not to predict a project’s outcome; it is to determine whether a project’s targets are realistic enough to allow the project to be controlled to meet them ‒ Steve McConnell. Numerical anchors and their strong effects on software development effort estimates,” Erik Løhrea, and Magne Jørgensen, Simula Research Laboratory, Oslo. Johnson, STC 2010.

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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Monte Carlo Simulation

Herding Cats

Monte Carlo simulation on projects examines all paths through the network of activities or all possible states of the project for the duration, cost, and risk that create impacts on duration and cost. Flight software is always an issue where we work, so those ranges are wider even more.

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Agile Unplugged: EP01 | Mike Cottmeyer and Brian Sondergaard

Leading Agile

– Yeah, I remember one time I think I drove up to Charlotte to meet with some executives at MBNA and to teach them about how we were managing software projects. I just don’t see as much of their work as I do the guys that are doing Scrum and LeSS and SAFe and things like that.

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Complete Collection of Project Management Statistics 2015

Wrike

Project Management Software & Tools. 64% of organizations say they frequently conduct risk management. [6]. Most Popular Agile Tools and Processes: Scrum – 43%. Managing small, low-risk projects. Managing medium-size, moderate-risk projects.

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Webinar Recap: Agile Series Part 1 – Understanding & Incorporating Agile Project Management

MPUG

So if you’re new to this or perhaps you’ve kind of been using it in a couple of different veins, maybe you’ve been part of a scrum team or you’ve watched it happen around you, or maybe you’ve seen a horrific implementation of an agile process, it isn’t necessarily the methodology, but sometimes you have to think about your culture, the environment, and what you’re trying to do. But it is clearly not limited to just software.

Webinar Recap: Agile Series Part 2 – Agile Features & Capabilities in MS Project / Project PPM

MPUG

Remember if we talk about Scrum, we talk about chickens and pigs and the ability to, Hey look, you’ve got to listen on the sidelines, the team needs to come up with that and then they’ll engage you as they need to. And that works doubly if you’re working in a software development environment is that, if you’re going to try and make Microsoft Project become your software developers tool, it’s not a right fit.

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