date patterns, 168 deadlines handling set deadlines, 75-76 versus estimates, 62 delegating leadership and management style, 111 deliverables defined, 69 example, 160 identifying, 57-58 as a measure of project completion, 56
measuring, 81-82 project plan template, 163 project sign-off, 175 versus change requests, 126-127 in work breakdown structure, 72 DeMarco, Tom
Peopleware: Productive Projects & Teams, 182
demos in project reviews, 140 dependencies identifying, 59-60 development levels of team members, 111
(see also flowcharts) balance quadrant, 128 Gantt charts, 73-74 leadership and management types, 110
RASCI matrix, 121 work breakdown structure, 72, 163 directing leadership and management style, 110 disconnects in project closing handling, 137-138 defined, 136 discovery process explained, 17-21 tools and practices, 29-33 "do nothing" mitigation strategy, 68 documentation project handover, 149-151 template, 178-179 documentation packs project handovers, 151 double counting in estimation, 165
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