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PMP documentation without closing date

I am a banking professional like to have PMP qualification. My experience is related to projects but most of them are continuous project, therefore, even each project has a start date but not closing ...
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Show days to end when text in column is No or w.i.p

I have a small question. When a column with a dropbox shows the value No or W.I.P (work in progress) the Days to End must be shown in another column. When there stands Yes the tekst Finished must ...
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pdus for continuing certification as pmi 's pmp

I have to collect pdus for my re certification as PMP before July 2017. Can I just do self study and online podcasts, webinars to account for 60 PDU in category A, B And C - Education PDUs . Do i ...
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Definitions of and differences between Project and Initiative in Jira Portfolio

I've been reviewing Jira's Portfolio Add-On, and I like what I see in terms of capability to manage large programs and portfolios. My question is that I am not entirely clear on what the differences ...
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1answer
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OmniPlan showing one task per day

I've just started using omniplan and it's somehow showing my project taskas one per day. How do I revert this to multiple tasks per day?
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1answer
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Can you make a custom timeline?

Can you make a custom timeline by corporate periods? or add the periods over the dates? Our company refers to time in Periods where each period has 4 weeks. Is it possible to remove the dates or add ...
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1answer
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Applying Field formats to multiple projects

As my project develops, I find I am constantly tweaking various fields, views and filters. Is there a way to apply these tweaks to multiple projects rather than the many sub-projects, one at a time? ...
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1answer
11 views

Opening sub-projects from within the Master Project

(Not using Project Server) I find a frequent need to open sub-projects in a new window and looking for an easy way to open that project from within the master project instead of having to go through ...
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34 views

How to minimize scope creep?

Scope creep can easily transform a good project into a distressed one. What are the methods for minimizing continuous expansion of project requirements?
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5answers
87 views

avoiding long running branches on big stories

I'm trying to solve following problem we have in our company: We are trying to follow SCRUM We are using git-flow-like branching model. When we encounter bigger story that takes 2,3 sprints it's not ...
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4answers
79 views

Identifying and considering the important factors to calculate a persons Capacity for a Sprint?

My team works in a 3 Weeks sprint, and accordingly we calculate the capacity of Team member based on his or her planned holidays and company Vacations. But we cannot deny any unplanned / Sick leaves,...
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Inside Jira how do I see boards from multiple projects in a single drop down?

We have 2 projects with the proper boards displaying their workflows accurately. Project A has one board. Project B has three boards. When i'm inside Project A i cannot see the boards from Project B ...
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Switching from a R&D to program/project management after a PhD

I began my career as a control systems engineer for petro/oil/chemical/cement plants (handled everything from meeting the customer in the field, gathering input, setting up meetings with different ...
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2answers
78 views

Project governance and scrum. Compatible? Differences?

I just started to learn the ropes of Project Management. While doing so I was confronted with the concept of Project governance. As I like the concept of scrum I was somehow reminded of the scrum ...
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0answers
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Human resources in (easy)redmine and automatic representation of their holidays in Gantt

Can I do the following in (easy)redmine and what plugins would I need? Step 1: Create Human resources and set holidays for them Step 2: Create tasks with a start and duration and assign them to ...
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5answers
53 views

Managing scope changes and timelines for graphic design components of a project

Our team mostly does web application projects, working directly with our clients. For projects without a public-facing interface, design is rarely a major issue. Nearly every project that involves a ...
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5answers
81 views

Can 'QA approved' count towards your team's definition of done?

I'm a ScrumMaster running a development team using scrum. We are working in 3 week sprints and at the end of the sprint we often do not release our code to production right away. It could be a number ...
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2answers
44 views

What tool will adjust timelines based on resource allocation? [on hold]

I'm modeling two scenarios for a project timeline: A key resource is allocated at 90% A key resource is allocated at 30% I'd like to show how much longer our timeline will be if we can only have ...
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1answer
38 views

My Project Milestones Do not Represent My Current Tasks. What should I do to track my project?

I am involved in a project for my summer internship. Prior to the start of the internship, I have set several milestones to help me track the progress made toward reaching the goals of the project. ...
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1answer
13 views

MSP 2010 - duplicating tasks and logic

I have a schedule I am putting together for a repeating layout multi-floor building. Is there any easy way to copy the tasks and their predecessors and successors from say floor 2 and with minor ...
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1answer
22 views

MS Project: how to distribute remaining work equally

I have an effort driven task which should take 20 days, to which I assigned 2 resources. Initially, the work got distributed equally between them (10d each). During the first week of work there were ...
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0answers
21 views

Change managements / effects / when using Kanban with estimates [on hold]

If we can estimate every task we get pretty good, how to manage unplanned work if we estimated some work in Kanban and committed to deliver it on specific date? Are there tools that can help to tell ...
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0answers
15 views

MS Project - Marking task as complete causes resource over-allocation

I am struggling to understand what is causing a specific behavior in MS Project. I have a project that is planned out and the work has begun. When I complete a task, I mark it as 100% complete. The ...
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0answers
14 views

Bar Chart having multiple charts

Can I run or show 2 project schedules simultaneously. I have a large job that will have numerous tasks that will run concurrently.
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1answer
33 views

Determine the EST, EFT, LST, LFT, and slack for each activity. Also determine the total project completion time and the critical path

Big Organization, inc. has asensitivity training program designed to make people more aware of their own prejudices, and more sensitive to others. The program has been blamed for increased employee ...
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30 views

Epics and stories prioritization in JIRA

In this answer, an epic-story structure is suggested. I like this approach and I'm trying to utilize it. But, the problems how to handle priorities. More specifically, assume I have two epics (e1 and ...
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1answer
38 views

critical chain project management

I want to fully learn about critical chain project management in scheduling construction projects. I've gone through many videos and journals, but can't find any clear cut ideas or proof that shows ...
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2answers
70 views

How to decide what features should be in MVP?

Is there any technique to make a decision whether to include the feature in MVP or not?
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4answers
140 views

How to justify integration costs to a client?

We had developed a custom solution from scratch for our client. Recently the client asked for a quotation to integrate it with a third party software. Unfortunately, we merely received a hastily ...
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4answers
115 views

What can we do for a fragmented team with short projects?

I'm working in an agency and we are seven employees. Most of the employees have very specific skills. There is one employee for video productions, two for design, one for social network, one for ...
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5answers
72 views

Is a ticket management system necessary for our org?

Our team looks like this 4 developers 2 testers 1 Boss (Product owner, CEO etc.) A designer We have tried 4 different boards till now. Assembla, Youtrack, JIRA as scrum and JIRA as Kanban. Every ...
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1answer
28 views

How to build gantt chart that adjusts future activities with delay of previous activities

I am building a project management template (from the standard excel template) that tracks the status of activities as they progress. Some activities are dependent on previous ones so they can only ...
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0answers
25 views

Roadmap vs vision vs proposal best practices or examples

We have been working on the high-level product planning phase for a client. We usually call it "a discovery phase". It was "sold" in a way that we will deliver "Full-featured product vision, Project ...
2
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1answer
24 views

Can I have partial acceptance of Work Breakdown Structure packages?

I've got a project based on a WBS with 4 main phases: Project Initiation Planning Implementation Acceptance I would like to do some kind of partial acceptance during implementation for a few ...
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1answer
21 views

How to schedule reports in HP Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) Center 9.12?

I have several reports, some are running every day, but other are not. Where can I see and change settings for the scheduled running of reports?
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3answers
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Scrum certification for Release manager managing agile releases

I have a query on Agile certification - which one is best for me or would none be best? Basically I'm into release management, driving the day to day activities of a software release from end-to-end. ...
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3answers
109 views

In an scaled Scrum with multiple teams, who should be responsible for writing automated system tests?

We have three teams contributing to the same product. Currently our automated system tests are being written by two QA people that see what has been finished in the reviews and then write appropriate ...
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2answers
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Predicting release date change in Kanban due to PROD issues

We are transiting from Scrum to Kanban. One of the things we need to still have to stick to some deadlines (stakeholders need to know some dates). We have some classes of tasks negotiated with ...
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1answer
22 views

Are there any tools for categorizing the project?

I mean like small, medium and larger project. I have seen in some places the following could be factors for determining the project: Scope Time/Schedule Cost/Budget Resources Are there any tools ...
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1answer
63 views

What is the average (intended) timeframe for 5 Whys Analysis?

In a 5 Whys Analysis what would be the typical timeframe for the full process? As a reference let's consider the "engine not working" example, in orders of magnitude (minutes, hours, days). Is there ...
0
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1answer
39 views

Microsoft Project views

I'm pretty new to Microsoft Project and I'm trying to put several views in place. However, for some reason, if I edit one view (Issue Log view) my Gantt Chart view gets the same updates. So if I ...
5
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2answers
171 views

What are the “pillars” of the Kanban process?

The Scrum Guide states: Three pillars uphold every implementation of empirical process control: transparency, inspection, and adaptation. What are the pillars of the Kanban process? Are they ...
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How can I improve the efficiency of QA?

One of my colleagues is in charge of QA (acceptance testing), and I keep on having to double check his work, and when I do, I find bugs - it is becoming tedious. Short of double checking his work, ...
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2answers
77 views

Interviewing for MS Project skills

I'm assisting with interviewing a few new PM candidates, and I've been given the task of asking questions related to their MS Project knowledge. The other interviewers are using experience-based ...
5
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3answers
274 views

Achieving independence for story items

I've been reading a lot about agile, stories, and INVEST recently, and trying to apply it to my work (with a view to introducing it all more broadly within our organisation). I can see the value of ...
1
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3answers
77 views

Can I break a user story down after work as already started?

A story that has been picked up by a development team is too big. Is it 'okay' to break it down even though work has already commenced?
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1answer
736 views

Do you consider a defect an actual defect if it occurs in Dev prior to the acceptance of the User Story as Done?

A fully agile centric question. If an exception, error, defect or bug occurs prior to the completion of a user story; do you log it is a bug or do simply consider part of the work required to make ...
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2answers
43 views

Best solution for team managment [closed]

We are using three tools for handle our jobs, Slack for communication Trello for Task Management Google Docs for Documentation because these tools have not good integration with each other ( and ...
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1answer
24 views

How can I create filter by rank?

I have a board with issues sorted by rank, I would like to create a filter with issues that are "higher" than particular issue. Example: I want to filter issues with rank >= SSP-4, so the result ...
3
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3answers
62 views

Agile in Construction

I am a Post Graduate student in Infrastructure Engineering and Management. I want to do a project regarding Agile Project Management. My questions are: Is the Agile approach successful in ...

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