Project Management <ul><ul><li>introduction for rhiz.eu / ECF </li></ul></ul>
 
Project management = communication
in Rhiz case: <ul><li>Mediamatic is project manager </li></ul><ul><li>Rhiz/ECF is ordering customer </li></ul><ul><li>Comm...
What is a project? <ul><ul><li>Start + end </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clearly defined goal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Orde...
Project phases
Project phases Mediamatic
For a succesfull project <ul><ul><li>Business Case : what is the main goal?  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Extensive negotiat...
Deliverables: Examples <ul><li>Initiation phase : document including Project goal, short project description, raw planning...
Project goal: SMART SMART  specific  measurable  achievable relevant time-bound.
Project Management
<ul><li>Talk to experts: let them plan the work </li></ul><ul><li>What tasks need to be done  </li></ul><ul><li>How much t...
MoSCoW <ul><li>M - MUST have this. </li></ul><ul><li>S - SHOULD have this if at all possible. </li></ul><ul><li>C - COULD ...
Project planning <ul><li>What tasks need how much time and cost how much -> PLAN </li></ul><ul><li>Plan for each phase + e...
Planning
Project control <ul><li>Check progress </li></ul><ul><li>Project team needs to report: what is finished, how much more tim...
Freelancers <ul><li>Fixed price: More secure but relatively expensive </li></ul><ul><li>Pay per hour: insecure, needs stri...
Evaluating proposals <ul><li>Get more than one and compare </li></ul><ul><li>Ask questions on the differences </li></ul><u...
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Crash course project management for Rhiz / ECF

  1. 1. Project Management <ul><ul><li>introduction for rhiz.eu / ECF </li></ul></ul>
  2. 3. Project management = communication
  3. 4. in Rhiz case: <ul><li>Mediamatic is project manager </li></ul><ul><li>Rhiz/ECF is ordering customer </li></ul><ul><li>Communication should be about: what does Rhiz need? </li></ul>
  4. 5. What is a project? <ul><ul><li>Start + end </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clearly defined goal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ordering customer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Limited budget </li></ul></ul>
  5. 6. Project phases
  6. 7. Project phases Mediamatic
  7. 8. For a succesfull project <ul><ul><li>Business Case : what is the main goal? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Extensive negotiations with ordering customer on every phase, especially preparation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Is the project team building what the customer needs? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clear agreements on deliverables per phase </li></ul></ul>
  8. 9. Deliverables: Examples <ul><li>Initiation phase : document including Project goal, short project description, raw planning, risks involved, budget </li></ul><ul><li>Definition phase : Project plan, more details, risk research has been done </li></ul><ul><li>Design phase : all the details, functional design, technical design, interaction design </li></ul><ul><li>Implementation : Progress reports </li></ul><ul><li>After care : Evaluation </li></ul>
  9. 10. Project goal: SMART SMART specific measurable achievable relevant time-bound.
  10. 11. Project Management
  11. 12. <ul><li>Talk to experts: let them plan the work </li></ul><ul><li>What tasks need to be done </li></ul><ul><li>How much time do they need </li></ul><ul><li>Dependencies: what needs to go first, what can be done at the same time </li></ul><ul><li>Critical path </li></ul><ul><li>What resources are available when </li></ul><ul><li>PLAN -> Milestones & deadlines </li></ul>Work breakdown structure
  12. 13. MoSCoW <ul><li>M - MUST have this. </li></ul><ul><li>S - SHOULD have this if at all possible. </li></ul><ul><li>C - COULD have this if it does not affect anything else. </li></ul><ul><li>W - WON'T have this time but WOULD like in the future. </li></ul>
  13. 14. Project planning <ul><li>What tasks need how much time and cost how much -> PLAN </li></ul><ul><li>Plan for each phase + every phase a new, more precise estimate </li></ul><ul><li>Risk management = extra time </li></ul><ul><li>1 Deadline + x Milestones = more control </li></ul><ul><li>Plan the work, work the plan </li></ul>
  14. 15. Planning
  15. 16. Project control <ul><li>Check progress </li></ul><ul><li>Project team needs to report: what is finished, how much more time is needed </li></ul><ul><li>Compare to the planned schedule </li></ul><ul><li>When behind -> MANAGE </li></ul><ul><ul><li>time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>money </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>quality (MoSCoW) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Report / negotiate </li></ul>
  16. 17. Freelancers <ul><li>Fixed price: More secure but relatively expensive </li></ul><ul><li>Pay per hour: insecure, needs strict plan + extra control on progress </li></ul><ul><li>Always necessary: strict agreement on deliverables! (i.e. bugfix included?) </li></ul>
  17. 18. Evaluating proposals <ul><li>Get more than one and compare </li></ul><ul><li>Ask questions on the differences </li></ul><ul><li>Not too many details </li></ul><ul><li>Not just € -> plan is just as important </li></ul><ul><li>Use experience (your own or other parties) </li></ul>
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