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Scrum compatibility with PMBOK® Guide
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I think questions like this need to be answered with great care. PMBoK is not necessarily incompatible with Scrum but it has to be said that PMBoK started out very much as a predictive planning ...

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How long should a work breakdown structure take to create?
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the quickest and by far the best way to create a 'first-cut' WBS is to get the right people in a room (or online) and jointly develop the WBS. I have done this on a major aircraft project and ...

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How to stop ms-project from changing task dates
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"these people" are not wrong at all. MS project and every other critical path based planning tool will always update the dates based on user input and the movement of time or data. If you don't want ...

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Story Decomposition Granularity
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I agree that not being able to 'size' and therefore meet a sprint is a common issues and almost always caused by poor estimating. It's something many people try to shortcut and to their cost. You ...

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Conflict Management between Development team and design team
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having two separate teams is bay far the best way to get conflict. If you have some developers work with the designers and visa-versa the benefits will be great. Developers will understand the design ...

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How do I make a Gantt Chart where the project execution phase in the WBS is modified to implement Scrum?
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Sometimes projects require more than Scrum artifacts - Scrum artifacts deal with what's in the Sprint (and product backlog) but on larger projects there are also other things to do (that fall outside ...

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What is the best way to deal with a client that is always complaining?
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I agree honesty and openness is always the best way and if someone complains you have to remain professional and deal with their issue (esp if you have caused it). There is no way out of this one. ...

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Earned value analysis by client and vendor
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the fact you have a client and vendor should (in theory) have no impact on EVM at all but in practice it can if the vendor knows nothing about EVM or the requirement to do EVM is not part of their ...

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How to plan a brainstorming session
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in my experience brainstorming does not very well and is made worse if people arrive 'cold' - the key for me is preparation i.e. finding a way for attendees to arrive with: a clear knowledge of why ...

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Who is the Owner of the Sprint Demo activity, Is it the Product Owner or the Development team?
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answers to questions like this can not come from a 'manual'. If the PO has never seen the outputs of the sprint before you can't expect them to demonstrate them. Developers or someone who is familiar ...

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What are the benefits of PRINCE2 Agile?
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we have a comprehensive comparisons of the two (with multiple references) that concludes they are like oil and water and explains why in practical terms here: http://www.pmis-consulting.com/combining-...

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