Shannon Davis
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Which undergraduate degree is better for software development related project management
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To be the best Software Dev Project Manager - in my opinion - it is helpful - but not mandatory - to have worked as a developer or otherwise be intimately familiar with the work that you'll be ...

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Help me deal with a consultant that will not admit there is a problem
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I liked so many of the answers here that it was difficult to choose just one. There were elements of several answers that were right. I will post what I did do here, for the benefit of future ...

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Is a Project Coordinator a Step closer to becoming a Project Manager?
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In a company without project coordinators, everything you name is part of the project manager role. So, I would say that project coordination is a step on the road to project management. If you have ...

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How to calculate staff-hours using Open Project?
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Work is indeed effort-hours, rather than duration. Someone works for two hours on a task over two days results in 2 work hours, and 2 Days of duration.

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how to handle multiple project managers?
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I don't believe you need a tool to do this. You need to have a PM meeting where you bring the project managers together and set the priorities. We actually have two of these meetings, one for the ...

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Microsoft Project: Cannot level resources assigned to summary tasks
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You shouldn't assign resources to a summary level task. Not only in Microsoft Project, but just in general. You assign resources to the detailed level.

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Ongoing Development and Maintenance: Should I break it up into small projects, or keep one open project and keep adding milestones?
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I would close the initial project. I would schedule follow-up "releases", that can each be their own project, defined by the scope of the features you are going to include in it, and bound by the ...

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What should I do/study in high school if I want to be a software project manager?
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It seems unlikely that your first job out of college would be in software project management, unless you manage to get hired by one of the big consulting companies. It would be like jumping right ...

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Collecting And Sharing Status
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We use Microsoft Project Server for the team members to enter the hours spent and hours remaining on their tasks, and we use a SharePoint tasks list for action items. That way, we do not spend a lot ...

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How can I use MS Project to manage an agile project
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If you have to use MS Project (we have to), then I believe it is possible. What aspect of MS Project is not working anymore? I could probably help more if I knew that. I believe you can do an Agile ...

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