How to avoid software project management issues? Set the KPIs!

Some time ago I’ve asked my advisor, Piotr Grobelny, Project Manager, what in his opinion are the symptoms of software project management issues.

Here is his list:

  1. The people involved in project don’t understand the project objectives
  2. The communication between them is disrupted.
  3. Appears lack of crucial competences or human resources.
  4. The stakeholders and project leaders are surprisingly silent.
  5. The motivation and engagement are decreased and the people are frustrated.
  6. The risks become current problems.
  7. No one knows if the project is still necessary

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Causes of Project Failure: Project Management

Working on a project and suddenly found yourself at a loss? Hit a dead end road? Right now you’re probably thinking what’s wrong. And the potential causes of project failure are innumerable.

Are you confused with the roles within the project? Is the planning too complex? Fighting low morale? Running out of time? Cannot manage the team? You name it. There’s an awful lot of things that might have gone wrong.

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