This story is from Simon Murison who took over a troubled multi-year development project in the energy management and information domain of the retail sector. The client wanted a system to help them monitor and understand their energy usage.
Read how the complexities of a project spanning across different continents, different time zones and different cultures to develop a new Forecasting system for the international Shipping giant, Maersk, were overcome.
As skills shortage is pertinent and a global phenomenon the challenge we have today is to capture the essence of this wisdom, Project Lessons Learned, in a way that is relevant to future usage, readily searchable and easy to store.
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As a project manager, there are specific terms that you should be well-versed with. A study of these terms is an excellent place to start to improve your personal management style.
Here are 10 important project management terms for your perusal.
Projects are the lifeline of any business organization, and this means that without proper planning, the right tools, committed team members and a strong leader, any project will fail. In today’s highly competitive scenario, Project Managers need to adopt creativity and innovation to stand out from the crowd. This is where Project Management comes into the picture.
One of the main jobs of a project manager is to track how the work is going. Not only in terms of quality of deliverable but also more practically: are you getting through the work as planned? Are you hitting all the right dates and moving through the project in a careful and considered manner, with a plan to avoid a massive burden to get everything done at the last minute?
Before you create that project schedule you need to know what is going on there, and that means understanding your project requirements.
Increasingly, I’m finding myself work on projects where the requirements are not clearly defined. In some cases you may find that a business analyst has worked on the project before you and done the hard work of finding out what the team wants. Or the project is really straightforward and it’s easy to see. Or, more likely, you’ll be in the same position as me and need to elicit the requirements before you can begin work.
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