In February 2001, 17 software developers published the Manifesto for Agile Software Development. There, they defined a new approach to software development project management. The adaptation of this methodology is gaining followers each day, and each year the number of development companies using agile strategies is increasing.
In this post I will review the Agile Manifesto and make some comments about it’s relationship to Remedy’s project Management. … Read the complete post
If you are a Remedy Project Manager or you belong to Project Management Office, then it is normal to face a situation when several projects are running in parallel. To overview and follow all of them can be a very difficult task. In this direction, some tools have been developed to complement traditional project management tools (like Microsoft Project) to allow multi-project or project portfolio management.
In this post I will review the two heavyweights of project portfolio management and a new promising opensource tool. … Read the complete post
Let’s talk clear, Remedy developing is dirty but quick. I mean, it is easy to get dirty when developing an application or customizing if you just start programming. But what I want to focus is the speed of Remedy development. I can get in hours what costs days in Java (or weeks). This speed is very valuable in Rapid Application Development strategies when managing Remedy projects.
In this post I will compare the traditional software project management versus Rapid Application Development strategies, and what is the impact in Remedy development projects. … Read the complete post
Normally a new implementation project is preceded by a set of pre-sale meetings. At these meetings the client gets an abstracted vision of the scope of the implementation. He gets an image of what the system will be like to, and conforms an expectation.
At many cases the decision of choosing Remedy is not preceded by a detailed study of the software, but by the fact that Remedy is the top level application in its field. If a lot of people have chosen Remedy, it means that it is the correct election.
So, What do we have at the starting point of a Remedy implementation? It is most likely that we have a client that has practically no idea about the product he has just bought.
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