Join Bob McGannon for an in-depth discussion in this video Balancing quality and project workload, part of Project Management Foundations: Quality.
- It's an age old debate, the benefits of perfectionism…in contrast with an, "It's good enough," attitude.…In the world of projects, this is no different.…Creating a product that is the best reflection…of your objectives is a great goal.…On the other hand, if achieving that goal…means you cause burnout for yourself…and the team, and you frustrate…your customer, it is probably not worth it.…So, let's contrast the perspectives…of two different project managers,…more of a perfectionist and the other…taking a more, "It will work," attitude.…
First, more of a perfectionist…project manager may sound like this,…"Why would you ever strive for anything…"but perfectly satisfying your…"project objectives, and in turn, the client?…"The tasks to support this are not much of a mystery.…"Basically, you verify your requirements,…"ensure all your stakeholders agree,…"determine what success means for your client,…design a set of scenarios or conditions…"that allow you to test against…"the picture of success you define,…"plan for a series of tests, including a final test…
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- What is project quality?
- Using Pareto analysis and Lean Six Sigma
- Balancing quality, project workload, and customer needs
- Addressing quality issues
- Planning IT tests
- Testing deliverables<br><br>
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