Planning a project which properly utilizes available resources can be difficult, no matter how experienced you are as a project manager. Depending on the scale, deadline, and available resources, you...
When it comes to scope planning in software projects, Agile turns to be the best tool to do this job. Here below are a few suggestions on Agile project scope planning that can help propel your new software initiatives forward.
Inadequate planning is considered the number one mistake in project management. Many troubles can be prevented and tracked by effective and efficient planning. So this time I’m going to describe what primary mistake some executives make when trying to set up and handle their project initiatives.
Planning is vital to success. A well-planned project makes 80% of successful product delivery, while the rest 20% are achieved by effective control and execution. However, good planning doesn’t mean that a project manager needs to spend most of his/her time on creating and polishing a project plan. Instead, this executive must proportionate the time spent on the planning stage to the time expected for project implementation to ensure that valuable resources aren’t wasted and real progress is made.
The purpose of a project staffing plan is to make certain that the project is provided with sufficient human resources that possess the talents, knowledge and experience required for successful work completion. Roles, responsibilities and skills are the key elements that compose the plan and thereby should be considered with great care. The following article provides common definitions of project role, responsibility and skill and briefly describes how to plan project staffing needs by considering these definitions.