"@Jonathan: If anybody in SME sector, wants to be successful in the PM process implementation, then I believe he should first concentrate on the practical Project Management Approach, which is more flexible, rather than just focusing on PM FAT…"
"@Bobby I used Scrum with my team, and I found that working directly from an issue list gave us more real velocity. SCRUM is definitely awesome but there is still formality about it which difficult for teams that don't like formality (code,…"
"@Anton I think most people actually cursorily glance at the fuel and head out. In the situation Jonathan is describing this is the equivalent of making an initial todo list of things to code, pasting it to a monitor, and starting.
"Maybe the answer to sell him the idea of Scrum rather than the Project Management. Something he can relate to, something they can understand specially your company is dealing with coding. Sticky yellow Todo lists are more understandable.
I am an MS…"
I know your pain. It is about money and it is about time. The principle on which you base the argument is rather simple.
Do you ever get into your car and just drive?
Don’t you have some destination in mind that then allows you…"
"I suppose that in a small company Project Management could be seen (rightly or wrongly) as a waste of time. However, I am confident that "Design" can't be seen as a waste of time. I have been involved in: ".......just code, code,…"
"I think it's very diffucult to measure, Jonathan. Usually, small companies owners only understand about number. Any investment needs a business case based on money. So you should be able to measure costs caused by the unmanagement: Hours spent…"
I've worked as project manager for 3 years for some little team projects ( 2 or 3 people ).
Now I work as senior software developer without managing the project but studying a Master on Project Management.
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