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What is the difference between Smart Goals and Deliverables?

A deliverable is a contractual item, whether it is a formal contract between a buyer and seller or simply a promise of a product or service delivery. A goal can become a deliverable by simply putting ...
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What decision should I take regarding a team of front-end developers which delivers unstable releases

Product is currently in beta stage and never been public, only client team and the team of testers have access to this. How often is the client checking in? Do you have regular reviews? You want ...
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Patent Application Development Artifacts

Always Plan Based on Your Project's Available Resources I am trying to put together a plan comprising a list of deliverables (to be produce by patent attorneys), each with an estimated date. ...
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Release Manager vs Delivery Manager. What's different about the roles?

They're pretty much whatever the company defines them as. To the best of my knowledge, 'Release Manager' and 'Delivery Manager' don't come from any published frameworks, the way 'Scrum Master' comes ...
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What is the difference between Smart Goals and Deliverables?

SMART and WBS/deliverables are two different analytical frameworks. It is like asking whether my daughter is a female or a relative. SMART is (IMO) a quality standard for goals (SMART goals are ...
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Is it possible to have process outputs that are not products?

TL;DR Sometimes the production of an artifact is the focal point of a process. Other times, artifacts are a byproduct of the process or they're not created at all. In some cases, it's simply a matter ...
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How to archive source code used for prototyping

Just store it in git, in a separate location. You're not likely to have capacity issues because of source code required for prototyping. But you do want to exclude it from statistics as it may not ...
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How we can calculate the free warranty time for a software application

You basically need to have a good estimate on the expected actual work required during the warranty period. This depends very much on what kind of fixes are covered by the warranty. If you have very ...
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Combining WBS structure types; deliverable oriented and task oriented

A product oriented WBS would have products on top, broken down to its manageable sized components, and then activities below it. I define the work package to be the lowest level of product; the ...
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How do you agree with a client for a deliverable version (definition of done) on a big project

From your text I assume that: You mostly have issues with small scope / minor customization, which your customer keeps demanding from you to do for free. Your typical delivery tactics is to deliver ...
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When we are calculating the cost for implementing a new web application, should we have separate cost for providing the source code to the client

The answer to your question needs to occur before you provided pricing. Within the contract, you would indicate who owns the what after the what is built. And then based on that you would price its ...
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WBS and Project Planning

Even Agile can have some initial planning and artifacts produced. I described it here. So, it's totally ok, if your roadmap starts with "Onboarding and initial backlog creation" phase/sprint/milestone....
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How to archive source code used for prototyping

One option is to use git's branching functionality. When you run one of these prototypes, do it in a branch (like a topic branch). For most of these, they would then just sit in their own little ...
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How to archive source code used for prototyping

It's code, so use source control. I would hope that source control is being used regardless of whether it is a prototype or not. Personally I'd recommend using source control even for "proof of ...
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Product Breakdown Structure, deliverables for Software

Documents live and die by organization and relationship, so the hierarchical approach scales better. For example: Earlier this year we made the AWS SDK developer guides available as GitHub repos (all ...
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How to create deliverables column in Gantt chart?

In MsProject: First know that there is no way that you can put columns to right of gantt chart in MsP, other than that; You have to indent your deliverables in order for them to rollup. To do it ...
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Is it possible to have process outputs that are not products?

Service and training are two examples. There is a state change-a customer being served and a change in knowledge or skill-without having a product being produced necessarily.
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