Monthly Archives: December 2016
Why do Start Ups Need Project Management?
Waddell Group consultants have worked with all sizes of companies. One of the questions asked quite often is “why would a small company hire an outsourced project manager?” The question of hiring a Project Manager is driven by balancing the needs of investors, the experience and talent of the CEO and staff, and the market opportunity of the product. Project managers aren’t just for the big companies Project Managers are often seen as only useful in big companies. In our experience that isn’t the case at all. An effective PM…
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How to Scope a Project Successfully
In an earlier blog post we discussed how a project can go off the rails. A key cause is failing to scope a project properly. So this begs the question – how DO you scope a project properly? What belongs in your Project Scope: There are two key ways to look at this: Scope is set by defining what you are going to do Scope is set by defining what you will NOT do – this is critical When crafting a project plan draw a firm line around your product…
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