Tagged: best practices

managing requirements in agile project

5 Best Practices for Managing Requirements in Agile Projects

Success of agile project management greatly depends on the approach to requirements specification which includes several best practices. The agile approach promotes a highly iterative, collaborative environment in which the team, project manager and senior stakeholders enjoy flexibility in addressing any inherent risks associated with managing requirements. An interesting feature of this approach is that a change to project requirements can be turned into a competitive advantage later on, as compared to the traditional approach which doesn’t ensure adaptability to the changing environment. In this article, I write about 5 best practices for managing requirements in agile projects.

buying pm software

6 Steps to Buying Right PM Software for Your Organization

Buying right PM (the acronym for “project management“) software for your organization can be challenging and even frustrating as there are hundreds of options, and you have to take a long journey to explore those options in order to find the perfect solution that best fits the needs of your company’s project management environment. But before you give up and stop your search, take a look at the following below 6 steps that will help you find, evaluate and buy right PM software for your business.

Quality Control Best Practices

QC Best Practices, or How to Ensure Product Acceptance

Any project generates a kind of result that is called product (service). A project product should be developed in a way that ensures customer satisfaction. In other words, a project is successful when its product is delivered according to certain acceptance criteria, which have been clarified and stated in advance prior to project start. And quality control is the way to ensure that the product will be approved and accepted by the customer. In this article, let’s talk about best practices of project quality control.

PM marketing tips

PM and Marketing: How to Promote a Project?

Undoubtedly, effective project management (PM) is critical to project success. A project manager needs to be well skilled and have a broad experience in PM in order to succeed at project execution. However, in today’s normal business environment traditional PM skills and abilities (such as leadership, communication, delegation, etc.) are no longer enough; project managers must also be good at marketing in order to promote their projects and be sure they do the things right and get closer to success… In other words, in today’s business environment marketing and project management are closely tied. Moreover, marketing has already become a built-in module of the PM framework, and so no success can be reached without right marketing tactics… In this article, I’m going to describe several marketing tactics that can help project managers keep their projects promoted and accelerated.

Tips on managing software implementation

6 Best Practices for managing software implementation projects

Many software implementation projects failed because they were over budget, overdue, misled, poorly defined, or a combination thereof. IT investment statistics shows that over 80% of software implementation projects are unsuccessful, poorly executed, or canceled before completion. Meanwhile, there are several best practices that can help prevent all those failures and fight poor project management. In this article I’m going to write about 6 best practices for managing software implementation projects. The items I describe here will help you keep your IT projects profitable and gain an acceptable ROI.