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PMPeople to Control Agile Projects 

Manage the agile part of a project: 1) keep professional project management in PMPeople: stakeholders engagement, risks, status reports, time sheets and expenses, etc. 2) decompose the project into work packages, meaning agile releases; 3) Connect work package #0 (the project itself) to Asana list for epics; 4) Connect each release to Asana list for user stories; 5) Managers do not need Asana: they use PMPeople to track epics and stories.

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Controlling Agile Projects 

In agile projects, there is a disturbing complacency about failure. We are used to statements like «I’ve seen no software project delivered on time, on budget». Do you really think this a problem without a solution? If we let the team do their tasks but nobody is accountable for the project, why is it a surprise when the project is behind schedule and over budget? Agile projects must be controlled as well.

Business, Guide, Organization Owner (OO), Project Economy, Project Management Office (PMO), Training

Setting the PMO up in 1 week 

Organizations in the project economy cannot wait 6 months to have a PMO up and running. Thanks to our tool PMPeople, PMO activation does not have to be a long expensive project anymore. All the technology can be set up in 1 week so that you can focus on the PMO function. In this short period, now is technically possible to have many people collaborating on project management, using different roles.

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The Dark Side of Agile Projects 

Agile frameworks do not mention the role of the project manager because they were designed for product management, not project management. However, the PM role is required when the organization approves a project that must be completed within a certain period of time and below a certain budget. Professional PMs are responsible, among other things, for the agile project to end on time and on budget, meeting stakeholders’ requirements.

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