Project Management for Software Development

Time Management

Carnegie Mellon Professor Randy Pausch gives a lecture on Time Management at the University of Virginia and teaches how to set priorities in you projects… and your life.

The Good, Bad and Ugly of Agile

Along with a menagerie of problems, the vast majority of so-called “Agile Coaches” are unconsciously incompetent with respect to adopting and transitioning to Agile and a wider toolkit is called for in many situations. But there’s hope: we can change our outlook and learn the tools at hand to turn...

The Scrum Burn­down Chart

Jeff Suther­land explains in this video that the Burn­down Chart is intended to monitor the simul­ta­ne­ous agile devel­op­ment meth­ods going on within a Scrum team. Like a fighter plane land­ing, there is no room for error, and the chart is intended to mon­i­tor such issues.

The Importance of a Project Team Size

In this article, Johanna Rothman explains why the size of a project team matters. Teams larger than 9 seems to have problems to communicate and teams smaller than 3 could lack the creative power to solve issues.

Transition To Agile Methodology

This video focuses on answering the following questions: * How staged release software results in increased profit, lower capital investment and faster project break even. * How Agility enables delivery of value while managing inherent project unpredictability * How using an interactive approach, the business priorities are the main topic...

Fixing the Quick Fix

In this article Esther Derby discusses the balance between quick fixes and long term solutions in project management.