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The Evolution of Project Management

The IIL Blog

Private Sector Project Manager Selection The birth of modern-day project management is most frequently attributed to the engineering community, mainly aerospace and defense. Since almost all of the projects were technical in nature, two criteria were established for someone to be appointed as a project manager (PM). This appeased DoD.

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5 Steps to Create Technical Documentation That’s (Actually) Helpful

Planio

For as long as we’ve had tools we need help using (and language to talk to each other), we’ve had technical documentation. The first example of technical writing in English dates back to the Middle Ages when Chaucer wrote a guide to the astrolabe—a device used for measuring the distance of stars). Get peer reviews and make revisions.

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Successful Project Delivery in Aerospace and Defense: Success Criteria

Epicflow Blog

In aerospace and defense projects, there should be no room for ambiguity regarding the desired outcomes. Read the article to learn more about these criteria, and which of them should be applied to assess the success of aerospace and defense projects. . The importance of defining success criteria for aerospace and defense projects.

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Without a Root Cause Analysis, No Corrective or Preventive Action is Credible - Part 1

Herding Cats

Root Cause is the fundamental initiating cause on a causal chain leading to a failure of a process which results in a recurrence of the problem. Root Cause Analysis is a systematic documented approach to arrive at the true Root Cause of the process problem. Why Do Information Technology Projects Fail?” 02163, May 8, 2014.

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Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

Information about key project cost, (technical) performance, and schedule attributes is often uncertain or unknown until late in the program. Taxonomy-Based Risk Identification,” Marvin Carr, Suresh Konda, Ira Monarch, Carlo Ulrich, and Clay Walker, Technical Report, CMU/SEI-93-TR-6, Software Engineering Institute, June 1993.

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A Compendium of Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

Information about key project cost, (technical) performance and schedule attributes is often uncertain or unknown until late in the program. Taxonomy-Based Risk Identification,” Marvin Carr, Suresh Konda, Ira Monarch, Carlo Ulrich, and Clay Walker, Technical Report, CMU/SEI-93-TR-6, Software Engineering Institute, June 1993.

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A New Way to Recognize the Achievements of Project Managers

The IIL Blog

Years ago, many aerospace and defense industry projects were managed using war rooms. Disagreements between the project manager, client, contractors, stakeholders and governance groups, lasting possibly for the duration of the project. Achieving technical superiority (i.e. There was a reason why we called them war rooms.