Posts Tagged ‘#ProjectManagement’

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Makeup of Technical Project Teams: Solutions Architect (Pt. 2)

Welcome back! Last time we left off with our Solutions Architects discussing how best to set responsibilities and expectations of this role early on a new project. I have found amongst many projects that another important responsibility of a Project Manager is to evaluate meeting time. How many meetings, how many hours, how effective or […]

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Project Manager -Endangered/Evolved Role in the organization?

Agile doesn’t have to mean end of Project management. It does mean Project managers have to adapt. Traditionally project management has taken a linear approach and Projects had a clear definition of ‘done’. Project managers have been trained to work within the pre-defined deadlines, budgets and scope. Few steps that can be taken by Project […]

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Scope. Budget. Timeline – But What Does it Mean

As a Project Manager, there is an art to keeping a project moving forward while maintaining happiness across all parties. The fundamental responsibilities include scope, budget, and timeline.  Like many project managers, I have had these three drilled into my head as my remit.  But what does that actually mean? Well, it depends.  In 12+ […]

Writing Better User Stories

Teams that take the Product Backlog seriously are more effective, which means paying more attention to the backlog and collectively ensuring a common understanding of: What is required? why is being done? when it needs to be delivered? In this blog, I’ll explore ideas presented by Mike Cohn from Mountain Goat Software, about getting teams […]