The PIMS team is fortunate because the manufacturing managers supporting the project actively promote a culture of continuous process improvement. Like many others, however, these managers have much to learn about software engineering and the systems development process. Every presentation of the PIMS project now contains reports on process improvement efforts and metrics to help shape the expectations of managers and other customers.

One interesting outcome of the formal methods is that the managers are sometimes bound by the process as much as others — they no longer have the ability to request quick enhancements to be done on the fly. Managers must support the process the same as all the other players for it to be successful.

Project Management Made Easy

Project Management Made Easy

What you need to know about… Project Management Made Easy! Project management consists of more than just a large building project and can encompass small projects as well. No matter what the size of your project, you need to have some sort of project management. How you manage your project has everything to do with its outcome.

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