I have read many books about Scrum, blogs and academic articles. Though, all of them dodge from explicitly acknowledging this question: Who is responsible for the project's money? Why is this person ...
I ask the question since I'm a relatively new PM (less than 3 years). Currently, the project budget I deal with are around the $250K mark with a 4-6 month timeline (our hourly rate is $250/hour). Now ...
Should a project Manager include his own cost when costing a project? I have included the cost of resources I have hired to work on the project, but should I include my own cost to the business in the ...
In other words, what is the most common problem you face regularely and how you can avoid it. I wonder if we, as a community, will agree on the same thing. I ask for some short answers (just in a few ...
I work in Australia for one of the world's largest companies. Our marketing team has a large budget for IT (information technology) projects but has very little direction or guidance in the way that ...
In academia we constantly need to write project proposals and apply for funding. Sometimes it helps to read what others have already tried or written in order to learn from them. I wonder whether ...
It happened to me recently, I'm kinda newbie on PMing, so I ask this to an experienced community. A potential client contacted me through the guy(intermediary) who offered the job to me. But to ...
We are working in an environment where customers give us thick requirement documents and they expect the technical team to do an estimation on the whole requirement. Once they receive our estimates, ...
I work at a small company our development team is just me and a jr. developer. We just hired another intern. I'm having a hard time justifying to my boss that we need a project manager. What are ...
A project budget includes fixed and variable costs. In most cases (especially in weak matrix and pure functional organizations) salaries of project members are variable costs. In order to calculate ...