Project-Management

Project-Management

How to improve teams, execution and project management.

Impact of People on Cost and Effort

The Impact of People on Cost and Effort

Just how much can people factors influence your project cost and effort?  24.6 percent!  In other words, the least experienced team (the bottom 15...

Fixed Price in XP Development

How can you leverage XP practices in a fixed-price contract?   One approach is to fix the price and the schedule, but somewhat vary the...

Insourcing

How do you gradually shift responsibility for a system to the customer?  How do you reduce the risk of a customer inheriting a system...

Give Up Explicit Preparation for Change

How can you be prepared to go in whatever direction the business or the system demands?  Do you need to prepare for every possibility? ...

Adding People to Late Projects Makes Them Later

Adding people to late projects makes them later.  This can be counter-intuitive.  In Requirements-Led Project Management: Discovering David's Slingshot, by Suzanne Robertson and James...