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Failure of Success

I’m reading an e-mail from a client and I can’t believe my own eyes. He is asking me to present him a forecast for another service package for a reduced team? How come? I’ve just received compliments and positive feedback on professionalism, pace of work and our involvement after the end of a-few-month release. The […]

My first project at Objectivity – PM summary

This is the last part of the story describing my first project that taught me more than any other project that I have taken part in. In the previous posts (part 1, part 2 and part 3), you had a chance to learn about the mistakes we made while preparing, initiating and delivering the project. […]

My first project at Objectivity – Delivery

One of the most exciting aspects of a delivery phase is the very beginning – any changes you make are reminiscent of open-heart surgery. Today, I’m going to continue the story of my first project and I will show you the way we solved further problems generated during the project planning and initiation stage. Has […]

My first project at Objectivity – Initiation

What may happen if we ignore one of the most fundamental rules that govern IT projects? Why can some ready-made solutions pose a threat to the success of your project? In what situations can PM’s room for manoeuvre be limited to the minimum? You will find the answers to the above questions in a second, […]

My first project at Objectivity – Planning

According to Alfred Hitchcock, a film should start with an earthquake, and then the tension is to keep on rising incessantly. It sounds like a perfect description of my first project at Objectivity, which I am going to tell you about with great pleasure. In a few posts to come, you will have an opportunity […]

IT systems design in the eyes of a PM

Have you ever had an opportunity to manage a project with business and technical requirements being documented before the beginning of the project? And while presenting the first (or another) version of the project, it turned out that the Client had seen it differently? Or maybe you have taken part in a project having no […]