Earlier this week I described my experience with Agile in pre-history (pre-Internet days). As I’m engaging again in SW development, I’ve been looking into how I would organize an Agile project if I had to come up with a methodology. Jim Highsmith, in his book “Agile Project Management” (same book I mentioned in my prior [...]
Back in history, pre-Internet days, I was in charge of developing a new IT system to support Marketing. While this was a Marketing system, the sponsor, my boss, was in Finance. And to complicate things, Sales provided the funding! And they wanted us to be fast…in less than three months! That’s without having requirements, mind [...]
In his 2004 book, eXtreme Project Management, Doug DeCarlo declares that “the world of project management has changed radically, totally and irreversibly”. DeCarlo contends that traditional project management as outlined by the Project Management Institute’s Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge belongs to the past and is not effective or appropriate for most of today’s highly chaotic and high speed projects.