Month: February 2010

Putting Things In Perspective

Putting Things In Perspective

The last few weeks I’ve been focusing on numerous things.  I’ve been working 3-4 hours a night, preparing to launch a product to the Project Management community.  I’ve been writing at least one blog post every day.  I engage my client for at least 8 hours a day.  Lastly, I’ve been reading a lot more…

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Satisfying Needed Scope Versus Wants

Satisfying Needed Scope Versus Wants

What is the definition of Requirements Traceability Matrix? It’s a table that links requirements to their origin and traces them throughout the project life cycle.  Not everyone uses them. There are many templates and means to ensure your project meets the requirements.  But I can’t stress enough how important it is to ensure you’re working…

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How To Prevent Your Project From Hemorrhaging

How To Prevent Your Project From Hemorrhaging

This post is in response to a post written by Jennifer Bedell on the PMStudent blog about goldplating. Goldplating is very common in application development and can be very expensive. If you’re dealing with Waterfall, it’s a little more obvious when it’s happening.  Some may argue, but I’ve seen it happen in Agile as well. …

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How Owners Managers and Leaders Differ

How Owners Managers and Leaders Differ

I was asked a very interesting question today, requiring me to stop and think. How do I believe being an entrepreneur and a business owner differ? It’s a very good question because if you don’t know either an entrepreneur or business owner, I don’t know how any textbook answer would satisfy. From my perspective, a…

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