Gold plating is a serious issue as not only can it lead to difficult discussions with the end users, it’s often the case that as a result of the time spent, additional budget would be needed in the long run.
Odoo is an amazing software. Just by using Odoo standard, the customer’s company will be massively transformed, for the better. Most departments will be more efficient, and employees will have a tool to boost their productivity. This is where the value is; the custom developments will be only 5% to 10% of the features the customer will use from the platform.
A point of contact (POC) or single point of contact (SPOC) is a person or a department serving as the coordinator or focal point of information concerning an activity or program. A POC is used in many cases where information is time-sensitive and accuracy is important.
Project Management methodology was different a decade ago when managers had to just keep the project running. Now, it’s more about strategizing, collaborating with the project team, agile project management, and project portfolio management. Analytics can simplify these tasks for modern project managers.
A project post-mortem, also called a project retrospective, is a process for evaluating the success (or failure) of a project's ability to meet business goals. A typical post-mortem meeting begins with a restatement of the project's scope.
Curious about the difference between buffer vs padding in project mangement? Coming from a risk management background, I have always been offended and felt that little chill go down my spine when someone would ask if I had “padded” my numbers referring to my adding a contingency amount to scheduled tasks or budget items. Here is how I teach people not to replace the word “padding” with the word buffer.