Monthly Archives: December 2012

PMBoK and Agile

Many posts often boil down to PMI is Waterfall, Agile is not, and for complex projects agility (and the focus on empirical measurement) is the clear winner. That sentence alone should be enough to trigger apoplectic rage in some corners … Continue reading

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Give me an estimate. Now!

Days like these are the most challenging. You know that they’ve asked for a rough estimate (see this post for my thoughts on the accuracy of estimates early in a project), and you provided a range, and wrapped it caveats, and … Continue reading

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Sat somewhere between Occam and Einstein

There is often an interesting tension in projects between adding too much (documentation, controls, milestones, etc.) and stripping it back so far that you end up missing something we need later, or worse that blindsides you. So how to find … Continue reading

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