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MS-Project: any ideas on how to approach defining a MINIMUM work assignment per day for resources?

I am currently working on a high level project plan with all our department's projects and resources allocated to each project (roughly like 10% during 2 months, 20% during 2 weeks, etc.). This is to ...
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Interview question on “convince your programmers to work that hard”

If you have been asked the following question during an interview. What would be your answer? You have only 2 weeks before the deadline to fix 500 bugs. Since there is no more other programmers ...
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How to achieve knowledge transfer without affecting productivity (too much)

I recently joined a non-profit organization/club where all of the administrative work is essentially handled by one person. In fact, this is even more than just org admin, she manages all of the ...
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Why does the WIP limit for a kanban discipline apply to completed work?

In kanban, there is a hard work-in-progress limit that stops a discipline working on too much at once. In this example kanban board, the WIP limit includes work listed in the "done" column. Why, for ...
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What Is the Ideal Number of Departments/People for a Product/Program Manager to Manage?

Recently, the workload has been getting heavier and there are more areas to coordinate in an ongoing program to develop and market a product. The product has reached the sales stage and has taken on ...
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When do you realise you're overloaded

As a PM there are many occasions where we are tasked with delivering multiple projects. My question is when (or how) do you realise you are overloaded and have taken on too many concurrent projects?