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The documentation tag is for questions about documentation of processes and projects in the field of project management.

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PMP Experience Documentation [closed]

I am looking to take the PMP exam in a year or so, and see that one of the requirements is "at least three years of project management experience, with 4,500 hours leading and directing projects." ...
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Where does documentation like business and software requirement spec docs fit in an agile project?

We are implementing scrum in our company. The problem we faced is our traditional thinking, which always requires physical document. Management is constantly asking for documents like Business ...
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Maintaining consistency over documents

In the company that I work for we have documents covering system requirements, standards, user acceptance, etc. each of these are maintained manually. If a change to the requirements is made then it ...
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Where to find good PM documentation? [closed]

I'm currently working as project lead(prince2 certified) since a few months and find it very interesting to see how other PMs solve problems, react to situations, use tools, etc. StackExchange is ...
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How and What to Learn - New to Product Management [closed]

What documentation, skills & tasks should a new (Technical) Product Manager concentrate on learning first to effectively do their job? I have read this Wikipedia article, and it didn't answer my ...
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SRS for an Agile project

Currently, I am drafting a SRS ( Software Requirement Specification ) doc for an agile project, and the samples are the ones used in a waterfall project. I did google a lot but couldn't find any right ...
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Evidences and experience letter for PMP

I am working in one of the very big petrochemical project from IT construction to startup. I'm still working there. I have been working in the operations department, not exactly in project ...
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What document/diagram is must have for a software project? [closed]

I'm a newbie PM. I am a programmer before. So, what document/diagram is needed or better to have in a software project?
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What are the metrics for a good SRS (Software Requirement Specification)?

I have been searching but all that I have found is the characteristics of a good SRS (Software Requirement Specification). What are the metrics that you could use to ensure that the set of ...
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How do you encourage project members to document their work for end-of-project handover?

It seems that the worst aspect of any project is documentation - what developers have done, what contractors delivered, who owns what, how to support the end result, etc. How do you encourage all ...
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How to refer to functional requirement specifications (FRS) from user stories?

Let's consider a simple story for a user authentication screen: As a user, I want to be able to login with my username and password so that I can do xyz. This looks good, but all of the ...
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What are the required documents should I prepare In order to start my Project

I am preparing to start my new project which is Developing open source ERP System What really I am confusing about: How to start : what is the first step should I begin with. ( Preparing the ...
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What should be cover in Functional and Non-Functional requirements for a network project?

I am working on providing wireless infrastructure suggestions to a client like what software, hardware and equipment will be required to a client in order for them to set up the wireless ...