It’s always interesting to compare how other PMs manage projects, isn’t it? So, let’s see how we collected stakeholder requirements on a real project. It’s a software project. Rather big for a fast-paced project life cycles that we have. Interesting to notice that our clients were from a … [Read more...]
Project Scope Management
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In the Project recovery life cycle, there is a crucial phase: Requirements for a recovery phase, where we assess and validate the original requirements vs solution proposed. I have broken down the two other sub-phases to help in understanding where we can allocate the indirect requirements … [Read more...]
There are obvious difficulties with the project scope. Defining 100% of required work is problematic. It is a problem to control the changes consistently. It is easy to miscommunicate what should be done to stakeholders. The truth is that you need to dedicate a lot of efforts to control the … [Read more...]
Why is work breakdown structure so important? It defines all the work for a project. It provides a baseline for future changes. So it helps to control scope creep. It is an input for many processes like costs estimation, schedule development, risk identification. It is a foundation for … [Read more...]
Inaccurate requirements gathering is a top-cited cause of project failure. That is what PMI’s Pulse of the Profession™ research says. So what role can a project manager play in requirements definition? How can we improve chances of project success? As a project manager, I had various experience. … [Read more...]