Project Management or Coordination – Waterfall, Agile
Technology can conduct Project Management to which ever standard desired,
though we are not certified, we have worked diligently to conduct our work to
the highest standards in the industry (internally to ISO standards) and
will ensure the customer is happy with the results – The default is
to use Microsoft Project to deploy any given project and to use standard
Information Technology Industry communication and leadership techniques
– stakeholders may keep up to date with progress via regular updates
to the gantt charts by email and/or via a steering committee meeting as
decided at the instigation of each project.
Technology can supervise the project across the full Systems Development
Life Cycle, including change management according to ITIL standards.
Oceania can assist with Business Analysis or simply with time
estimates, but these should be agreed by all members of a given project.
it must be decided if the waterfall or agile approach is be employed for a
given project. Agile works better when the team members work near by so
they can all attend daily stand-up meetings or teleconferencing can be
employed. Oceania Technology defaults to waterfall if undecided. We are
happy to employ skype or your resident teleconferencing facilities to
reduce the carbon cost of the project.
management may include the supervision of budgets – coordination does
not include accountability and is billable at a lower rate – the role
the Oceania professionals take at inset must be agreed in advance.
Technology’s goal is to meet milestones on time within budget –
deviations will be reported to the stakeholders who are members of the
steering committee and time or budget amended as agreed. Fixed milestones
are best defined as waterfall where the complexities of the project can be
accounted for and projected better in advance. Ultimately Mission creep is
in the hands of the steering committee.
minimum controls we manage are time and risk. Optionally we can also agree
to manage: cost and carbon cost – Oceania Technology accounts for its
own internal carbon cost in any case – to apply these checks to any
given project for all members, the members must optionally fill in
additional time sheets for carbon expenditure on a daily bases. These forms
are available online with a logon required (presently under development).
Project Management Body of
Knowledge PMBOK: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Project_Management_Body_of_Knowledge
ISO 9000 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISO_9000
ISO 21500 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISO_21500