Evolutionary Project Management Processes

There are many things we have to do to make sure projects are successful and on time.
Here is a list of elements that we focus on. Just to give elements a name.


Plan-Do-Check-Act
 
-  The powerful ingredient for success
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Learning to deliver...
Zero Defects attitude

Business Case
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Why we are going to improve what and for whom
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The Right Result...
Requirements Engineering
  -  What we are going to improve and what not
  -  How much we will improve: quantification
Architecture and Design
  -  Selecting the optimum compromise for the conflicting requirements
Early Review & Inspection
  -  Measuring quality while doing
  -  Learning to prevent doing the wrong things

Weekly TaskCycle
  -  Short term planning: what are the most important things to do?
  -  Promising what we can achieve - living up to our promises
  -  Optimizing efficiency: how much time do we need, do we have, will we use?
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] Optimizing efficiency
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Bi-weekly DeliveryCycle
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Optimizing the requirements and checking the assumptions
  -  Soliciting feedback by delivering Real Results to eagerly waiting Stakeholders
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] Optimizing effectiveness
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TimeLine
  -  Getting and keeping control of Time: Predicting the future
  -  Taking the consequence of what will happen: failure is not an option
  -  Feeding program/portfolio/resource management
] What will happen and
] what will we do about it ?
] (Failure is not an option)