Murphy's Law states, "if anything can go wrong, it will go wrong." Learn to keep Murphy at bay by wisely dedicating time to risk management and mitigation. In this video, Bob McGannon helps you combat the common risk types in technology projects including; the need for technical integration, preparing for organizational change, managing multiple vendors and sponsorship related problems.
- Murphy's Law states, "Anything that can go wrong…"will go wrong."…Sometimes I think Murphy is a ghost that haunts…technology project managers.…In order to keep Murphy at bay, you need to dedicate…time to risk management and mitigation.…In technology projects, there are four common…types of risk.…The first is technical integration.…In every project, there's a genuine risk that you don't…fully understand the interdependencies between…various systems.…
You normally discover this when you make a change,…things fail to work, and you end up with a bunch…of stakeholders you didn't know about…screaming in your office.…You can avoid this scene with the following…mitigation actions.…First, focus on documenting the integration…components that are changing for your system…and the other systems as well.…Next, have an architect verify the accuracy…of the integration documentation.…
Then, test and test and test some more.…Even a good technical team will miss things.…Integration testing can identify problems…prior to production cutover when your business…
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- Identifying and managing stakeholders
- Guiding process and organizational change
- Considering a cloud-based solution
- Planning a technology project
- Assessing risks and changes
- Executing a technology project
- Addressing challenges such as conflict and changing priorities