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Product Management - methodology and tools to manage 10 - 20 products [on hold]

I'm a product manager and every year I manage 10 - 20 products, each with their own unique timelines and resources. Is there a methodology/tool to just manage the timeline aspect of it? We have ...
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How involved should a PM be in ensuring payments for completed milestones?

In a project where payments are due according to a set schedule, what is the role of a PM in ensuring these obligations are met? Example of a payment schedule within an agreement: 50% deposit, 25% ...
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Ongoing Development and Maintenance: Should I break it up into small projects, or keep one open project and keep adding milestones?

I have to manage ongoing development and maintenance of a client's web domain. There are many ideas for features to add in the future. I was wondering what the best practice would be for an ongoing ...
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How does the team deliver consistent velocity when user stories are de-scoped mid-way through a sprint?

We are using the Rally tool for managing our sprints. Mid-way through one of the sprints, the Product Owner de-scoped two user stories. These two stories are complex user stories carrying 8 story ...
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Need guidance in implementing a third party software tool for enterprise wide organization [closed]

I have been assigned to lead an implementation of a third party software tool. I would like to seek some guidance on making sure this gets implemented successfully. I think I was asked to provide ...
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Why didn't we need a prototype for some of the projects?

This is not about why do we need a prototype. Or the opposite of Why don't we need a prototype. It's about why some of the projects that we did without a prototype/not even thinking about one... ...
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How to calculate moving performance target?

As you will see, I'm completely new to PM. I have to write 100,000 words in 6 months. Let's say that is 548 words/day. I would like to know how to calculate a daily target of words needed to ...
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Is it normal to occasionally have two milestones with the same completion date?

I'm developing a list of milestones for a hypothetical software development project. Two of the milestones I've come up with are: MILESTONE DUE DATE STAKEHOLDER ACCEPTANCE ...