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Responsibilities of an Information Product Manager

If information should be treated as a product, then it should be managed accordingly.  All information should be assigned to a product manager. Information should be managed over its product life cycle in the same way as a successful physical

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Three Simple Steps to Communication Success

Communication and miscommunication affect projects and so much more. There are simple steps anyone can take to improve all communications Introduction Most people have witnessed situations where two project team members start out talking calmly, then quickly escalate to a

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Agile Program Framework for Data and Analytics

It is important to connect program-level agile frameworks with data and analytics delivery and the variety of application programs that will benefit from agile, flexible development Introduction As many organizations move beyond agile for individual projects, they make a transition

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Requirements for Agile Projects

There is no difference between requirements for agile projects and those for traditional projects. Therefore, the preferred phrase should be “requirements for agile projects” Agile development approaches are used currently in most software organizations at least some of the time.

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Waterfall versus Agile Project Management

Waterfall and agile project management styles have strengths and weaknesses. Both are suitable in specific situations. Know the strengths and weaknesses, and when to use one style over another for successful project management. Introduction Many project management professionals inquire about

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The Third Dimension in Project Management

Project management requires the use of a solid framework and an experienced project manager to ensure the success of any project, any size, in any industry Introduction I was hooked on watching the Iron Chef – what got me interested

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Foundations of Project Management

Every organization must perform project management according to the accepted principles and using the approved processes and procedures to enable successful results. Introduction Every day, organizations are asked to accomplish activities that do not align into the “business as usual”

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Common People Project Management Challenges

Many project management challenges are centered on the people involved in a project; part of the “people, process, technology” triangle as the basis of all organizations Introduction There are still some common project management challenges, despite the huge efforts from

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