Prince2

3 ways to effectively track a project

Now that you've created your beautiful thousand-line Gantt, it's time to implement the project. How can I track the progress of the activities? At what level of detail should the project manager go down? How to correctly estimate the time left to complete a task? In this article we answer these 3 questions. Method 1 Define the % of completion of an activity according to the following scheme: 0%: activity not started 10%: activity started 50%: activity in progress and online ...

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How to implement the Prince2 and PMI methodologies in the company. Project Management.

The Prince2 and PMI project management methodologies are ideal for managing large projects, but they can also be adapted and used in the management of small or medium-sized projects, thanks to the possibility of adaptation that the methodologies themselves offer. In a world where the word Agile has become a mantra, it is not surprising that waterfall methodologies are seen as too rigid and sometimes even a little conservative. My very special opinion to ...

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In the end, there will only be one left ... as Project Manager

Some considerations on the decision of some companies to put an IT project manager and a business manager with shared responsibilities on a single project. It has happened to me several times in the past to find myself working in projects that were assigned to two project managers, one for the IT part and the other for the Business part. At the time, I wasn't able to pinpoint exactly what was wrong with this type of approach, but after studying different methodologies and obtaining Prince2 certification ...

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Project management certifications

In my project management experience I have taken 2 project management certifications: first level Prince2 and the PMP certification. I also studied some agile methodologies for a while but without finding the motivation to take the certification. In my experience I have found a decidedly higher completeness in the PMI and Prince2 cascade methodologies compared to the agile methodologies and although neither of them alone can be considered sufficient, the study of both can be considered a wealth of technical knowledge ...

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Points in common between Scrum and Prince2

Usually we tend to highlight the differences between the cascade and agile methodologies, but it is also interesting to note the points in common: for example the 'planning by products'. One of the mantras of the agile methodology is the ability to complete portions of potentially usable product.To do this, a sprint planning is necessary which consists in grouping a series of features to be developed and delivered within the time frame of the sprint. from identification ...

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