I’ve heard unverified claims that some project managers spend up to 90 percent of their time focusing on communications.
In conversations with project managers I hear a lot about the causes of project failure. Here are three big ones that come up over and over again—and how to avoid these common traps.
All organizations that start with an Agile implementation want to be successful at delivering value to the customer frequently while gaining a competitive advantage. How many of us are really successful at achieving these goals? How many of us who are implementing authentic Agile realize its real benefits?
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Scrum is a software development framework that is both iterative and Agile. The concept of Agile software development consists of a group of principles required for software development.
Release plans as road maps for my projects. A release plan is the intersection where vision and strategy meet the work to be delivered, which includes details for when and how.
There is no doubt that software testing automation increases agility. But there is a long process that you have to follow until you can realize the advantages of automation. I will share my experience in tackling software automation processes in our Agile workplace. We learned a lot from our failures with the testing automation work while following Agile processes, and I will discuss the challenges that we encountered. We also improved our practices from the lessons learned.
As a rule of thumb, successful projects are those that are completed on time, within budget and scope, and to the required standards. Project managers usually emphasize proper planning as key to the success of projects. However, there is more to project management than focusing only on the project methodologies.
Don’t wait for permission to use agile approaches - start making changes to how you deliver today.
When every other project is a failure, it’s time to go back to square one.