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Project Outline

I am writing a proposal for my project to create a data warehouse for a company. I came to the question of the Project Outline and I am a bit not sure of what shall I say in regards to this section! ...
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How do you share plans with your clients?

I have a simple question: which media do you use to send plans to your clients? We have built an internal tool for that but I am sure there are more efficient way to proceed.
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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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Ms project, how to calculate difference between actual duration and duration?

Ms project, how to calculate difference between actual duration and duration ? i mean for example: if any resource finish the task before the actual finish date , how can i calculate this overtime ???...
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what is the reason of calculating duration in Microsoft Project in decimal form?

when I enter the start times and end times of tasks, software calculates duration of task in decimal form. I have checked calender setting and I think it is correct but I can't solve this problem. I ...
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Kurt Lewin's 3 stage change process: which stage has the most resistance?

Is there in Kurt Lewin's 3 stage change process (Wiki) any "resistance distribution" or all stages have nearly equal resistance level? If so, which stage actually has the most resistance level?
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DB comparison for non-techy PM [closed]

I am non-techy PM, but I would like to clarify and verify (or just to understand what is going on :) my developer's choice of database with the power of this community. How should I verify my ...
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What SOPs are best suited for projectized teams in order to seek customer satisfaction and delivery in software quality?

We are an IT Solution provider and I work as a Business Analyst. We are in the phase of streamlining our processes and procedures for software development projects. One of our core activity is to ...
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Would this approach will work as an Agile development project?

I will start working on a software development project, currently the project is the initiation phase to divide into phases and select the product develop approach. This is my first time leading this ...
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Source code email notifications benefits to your team?

I've recently suggested to my team that we should try SVN source code email notifications on commit. I thought it would help the team to feel more connected, informed, etc. However, majority of ...
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The History of Project Management [closed]

There are many styles of Project Management, and many Project Management philosophies to choose from. Some emphasise a plan-based approach, some try to tackle emerging objectives in a dynamic or ...
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what is the advantages of using a waterfall model to solving a project on an aeroplane [closed]

Based on the software development life cycle use the waterfall model to resolve the following project.an aeroplane has to be designed to every little detail upfronts.this is possible mostly because we ...
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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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What's the best way to deal with customers that do not know what they want? [closed]

Currently working with a customer who keeps on requesting changes. This is preventing me from signing the project off. Thoughts?
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How can I calculate performance evaluation criteria for a software team?

I am looking for a theoretical formula which can evaluate the performance of an employee. I have figured out these measurable factors on which the performance can be calculated. Can anyone tell me a ...
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In Agile project management, do you keep everything in Jira or maintain some documents? [closed]

I'd like to know about agile project management practices - do you keep everything in Jira or do you create and maintain any external documents (Requirements, Project schedule, Definition of done, ...
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Earned value analysis by client and vendor

We all know that some project managers (those that follow PMBOK/PMP) do earned value analysis to know SPI and CPI. Schedule Performance Index (SPI) = Earned Value ÷ Planned Value -- How are we doing ...
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Different user can access different feature [closed]

I have already developed website in nodejs and MySQL Now my client wants to add payment functionality. We have lots of features in the website like:- 1) Copy 2) Save 3) Delete 4) Groups 5) ...
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Project management at new company is boring and super slow. What shall I do? [closed]

I work for one of the largest tech companies in the world. My role is Project Manager, without direct authority over resources. I joined this company 3 months back. I joined this company from a ...
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Potential risks or TBD? [closed]

As a project manager, is it a good idea to replace potential risks with 'to be determined' (TBD) as a placeholder in a project guide?
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Leading technical teams as an agile non technical project manager [closed]

I am currently project managing a software build, managing 2 developers, a QA engineer and UI/UX designers in the process. I am no longer hands on. Previously I was a former developer, but I did not ...
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Project Management Methodology for software and real time audio processing project [closed]

Im starting a project with some college friends and we want to make a team of audio engineers and software developers. We have experience in apps development, filters implementation and audio ...
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how to balance the time between doing cousulting project for PHD advisor and doing my own company [closed]

i have enrolled in Fudan university this fall. but there is a good opportunite for me to cooperate with my friend to start up my own company. i am puzzled how to balance the energy and time between ...
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In a programming project, how to ensure the project reliability when going up-level on the WBS?

Problem: How to make sure the project keeps reliable knowing that its parts are reliable when tested separately? Background: Our project is currently structured as having each team working in a ...
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After rescheduling a partially completed task again, work progress is delayed. How do I update it in Microsoft Project?

A task has completed. It's, say, 20% of duration progress, but it is still behind the schedule. Then in tracking, the 20% completion was updated and the task was rescheduled to the current date or ...
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How do I discover the features of a product that are most valued by customers? [closed]

What tools or frameworks exist to identify which features of a product would add the most value to a customer?
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Major Services Corporation, a service provider for major manufacturing facilities in the United States [closed]

Major Services Corporation, a service provider for major manufacturing facilities in the United States, is focusing on some projects and wants to decide which metric or metrics to use. Help the ...
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Superior Buy, Inc. enters into an agreement with Dell, Inc. to receive 1,000 desktops [closed]

Superior Buy, Inc. enters into an agreement with Dell, Inc. to receive 1,000 desktops. The supplier must make sure that all desktops are to the specifications before shipping the computers to Superior ...
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How can I improve the team efficiency [closed]

I am 20 years old and together with my friend have been working on side projects since 4 years ago. This summer we finished high school and thought of taking things more seriously. We took a worker ...
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Should project management software be comprised of the technologies the developers use?

As owner of and project manager for a medium (~20 devs) Rails shop, I find myself constantly sifting through a dozen tabs trying to gauge any given project's current status. My team embraces ...
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Where would Joint Application Development sessions fit into the Scrum framework?

I'm working on transitioning my team's project methodology from the waterfall model to an Agile one. I'm looking at the Scrum framework as a starting point. Currently, we have these Joint Application ...
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Creating interview standards for an IT department [closed]

How do you create a baseline standard across your team for how to conduct interviews? We have done some research into the actual interview techniques (#, #, #, #, #). What I'm looking for is to see ...
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How to partition backlog sprints among the team? [closed]

After breaking backlog items down to sprints, how should we partition the sprint items among the team ?
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How to measure the amount of existing technical debt, to track the progress? [closed]

It must be a tough question but I still hope to get some insight.
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Company business titles for its founders [closed]

Not sure if this would fit in this community, but could not find any other more suitable :) In short.. IT company, 5 co-founders, 2x backend devs, 1x frontend dev, 1x social media manager and 1x ...
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How to determine which project is best suited to Scrum

Though Scrum is an excellent solution for many situations, it is not the proper solution in all circumstances. The Cynefin framework is a framework that helps understand the situation in which we have ...
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What are the key documents involved in a software project? [closed]

From project proposal to Delivery - in the software development, Which all documents are involved and What is the order? While using Agile development, including SRS, DB structure, source code ...
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What documents a client should get at the end of a project [closed]

I want to build a list of useful documentation that a client can find useful, both during and after use of the system built in a project. I think that system requirements, high level and low level ...
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Methodology for Deciding Between Building on Existing Code or Starting New

This is a question about assessing the cost/benefit or ROI of a prospective project. I'm working in 6-8 old years software project. It has a lot of issues and also failures plus some failed people on ...
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Is it possible to apply Scrum to time based sub contractors?

Scrum is based on velocity and using that forecast when something will be delivered, however most subcontractors charge by the hour, hence the two do not go hand in hand. In which event, I manage them ...
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How to manage timelines in sprint effectively?

How to manage timelines in sprint effectively? New stories may be affecting previous story design/code - you have certain velocity and that is for new work but your previous work also gets impacted ...
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Is there a need for project restrictions? [closed]

I'm currently developing some project management software and I just wanted to ask few things. Is it necessary to restrict other members from creating/editing/deleting tasks even if they're not the ...
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Ideas needed on expanding Jira DB to include multiple target platforms

So first I'll explain my position. I am a member on the QA team but tasked with majority of the management of the Jira instance. We have launched our product on one platform, and will be starting to ...
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Finding a decent Development Team [closed]

hope this isn't out of the concept, I couldn't find any place better to ask. Me and my friend are working on a social networking app idea but we both don't know enough coding to develop that big of an ...
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How to approach a project naming activity for Junior Prom?

I've been given a school project where I have to come up with a name for our junior prom. I already made some up like "rendezvous under the stars," but I can't think of anything else. How should I ...
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Scalability of Scrum [closed]

Is scrum scalable? Can it be employed in large scale non-IT projects? I have gone through some articles and views on the Internet, which suggest that scrum can be employed in non-IT projects. But I ...
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How can Spill overs can be reduced in Agile Projects [closed]

How Spill overs can be reduced in agile projects I had seen lot of sprint in which the spill overs are very common though the estimation done is very proper.
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New in an IT infrastructure project company - what to do first? [closed]

If a project manager with a software development background assigned as a project manager for an IT infrastructure project company, what should be done first? Let me know your innovative ideas
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Conflicting career options for a young professional [closed]

I'm new here, so here we go.. I previously was a young Telecommunication Engineer, but i mainly did IT solutions architect stuff in that area, since a year ago iv been doing a part-time MBA at a top ...
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Mitigation Plan for revenue outflows arising from unresolved implementation issues in change management gaps [closed]

Good day! Looking for recommendations / mitigation plans for revenue outflows arising from unresolved implementation issues and change management gaps?

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