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    • 1. Project Management Superfactory Excellence Program™ www.superfactory.com
    • 2. Outline
      • PM in today’s environment
        • rapid change
        • BPR
      • The project plan
      • Management & communications
      • Organizational, people, political issues
      • Stakeholders
      • Tools & methodologies
    • 3. Three Disciplines
    • 4. Why Projects Succeed
      • User involvement
      • Exec management support
        • unequivocal sponsorship
      • Clear understanding & statement
      • of requirements
      • Effective planning
      • Realistic expectations
      • Standish Group survey of IT execs
    • 5. Customers = Needs/Requirements
      • Needs analyst traits:
        • strong ability to deal with customers
        • political skills
        • technically competent
        • open-minded & imaginative
        • high tolerance for ambiguity
        • articulate
      • Technicians tend to produce Mercedes not the Hyundai that = s wanted
    • 6. Attaining Political Credibility
      • Establish mission
        • what products/services we provide
      • Identify customers
        • functional (direct)
        • political (indirect)
      • Survey customers
        • what expectations/perceptions exist?
        • criteria for measuring them?
        • triggers for them?
    • 7. Sources of Project Risk
      • General sources
      • environmental (largely uncontrollable)
        • external, e.g. government regulations
        • internal, e.g. new division VP
      • technical
      • market
      • financial
      • people
    • 8. Realistic Estimating
      • Lots of reasons for poor estimates
        • inexperience, technical problems, changes optimists, low-balling, politics
      • Bottom-up cost estimating
        • rollup the WBS packages
      • Top-down or Parametric estimating
        • from experience to complex models
    • 9. Configuration Management (CM)
      • Resist change via bureaucracy
      • Change control via CM
        • Rigorously screen changes
          • formal process for assessing merit
          • major or minor impact?
          • if major goes to Change Control Board (CCB)
        • document changes
        • update baseline
    • 10. Earned Value Approach
      • Developed in 1960s for large defense projects; now used in smaller projects
      • 50-50 rule assumes task 50% complete when started, 100% when completed
      • Compare earned value to planned costs
      • Collecting data
        • large projects employ cost account managers
        • for smaller projects, use 50-50 rule, take advantage of milestones, or can guess using experience
      • Limitations of earned value
        • availability of accurate, timely data
        • educational; need organizational understanding
    • 11. Post-Implementation Audit
      • Evaluate project’s achievements against plan
        • budget, deadlines, specifications, quality of deliverables, client satisfaction
      • Six questions:
        • Project goal achieved?
        • On time, within budget & per specs?
        • Client (stakeholder) satisfied?
        • Business value realized?
        • PM lessons learned?
        • What worked, what didn’t?

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