Month: October 2013

Basing Promises on an Enterprise-Wide Understanding of Capacity

In my last blog post, I talked about how to manage deadlines when your teams are geographically dispersed.  How to create those deadlines?  Anyone can guess – and we do – a lot.  Sometimes, those guesses actually work out.  But not often. Project teams try to sidestep making date commitments, especially in product and software development, …

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Imposing a Common Deadline on Remote Teams

It’s rare to find a project without a deadline.  Due dates and deadlines drive the entire project management process.  I’m not talking about the dates for each task (which is wise to avoid), but dates that drive task priorities. Projects can have a single date for completion and for important milestones like progress payments, client reviews, …

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Imposing a Common Deadline on Remote Teams

It’s rare to find a project without a deadline.  Due dates and deadlines drive the entire project management process.  I’m not talking about the dates for each task (which is wise to avoid), but dates that drive task priorities. Projects can have a single date for completion and for important milestones like progress payments, client reviews, …

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