The main mistakes people make when planning a project
It is proven that 65% of computer projects are delayed between 25 and 50%, and that the probability increases proportionally to the size of the project. Do you know what is the difference between a well-planned project and one that is not? Have you committed any of the classic mistakes when planning a project? Here there are some tips for good planning.
Needless to ask, what kind of project would you like to plan? In another article I explained how to manage a project well. Now I will tell you how you should plan it correctly.
The first advice is that you .
If a client, internal or external, instructs you to plan a development with certain characteristics, you must determine what is the cost and the deadline to carry out that system. If that client adjusts the term, then you must eliminate some features. If, on the other hand, he wants to reduce the cost, you must sacrifice some quality requirements or functionalities to cover. Do you follow me?
Finally, keep in mind that even if you have a great team, if you have done bad planning, there is no way you can fulfill it.
Planning is the first step. The next challenge is to make that planning happen. It will depend on the team of people you lead, and you, as a project manager, are responsible for taking them on the right path.