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Lisa Stensland, from Cornell OIT’s Project Management Office gave a presentation about their successful project management methods used to upgrade from Peoplesoft 8 to Peoplesoft 9. They used Critical Chain Project Management, which puts all the contingency time in estimates together at the end as a buffer. She noted that a critical part of the … Continue reading “Untitled 8”

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Lisa Stensland, from Cornell OIT’s Project Management Office gave a presentation about their successful project management methods used to upgrade from Peoplesoft 8 to Peoplesoft 9. They used Critical Chain Project Management, which puts all the contingency time in estimates together at the end as a buffer. She noted that a critical part of the project’s success was the complete (or close to complete) commitment of staff time while working on the project, minimizing the multitasking that they needed to do.

[CSG Spring 2008] Agile Organization workshop

Thursday morning is spent in a workshop discussing how our IT organizations can be more agile. I’m one of the coordinators and presenters in this workshop, so can’t really blog it. Maybe somebody else will. Presentations are available on the web site at http://www.stonesoup.org/Meeting.next/work2.pres/

Thursday morning is spent in a workshop discussing how our IT organizations can be more agile. I’m one of the coordinators and presenters in this workshop, so can’t really blog it. Maybe somebody else will. Presentations are available on the web site at http://www.stonesoup.org/Meeting.next/work2.pres/