Project Management Stack Exchange by Kiwix

Q&A for project managers

Most popular questions

157 Why use story points instead of hours for estimating? 2011-07-04T19:25:46.013

114 How to Avoid Micro-Managing a Software Development Team? 2011-02-17T08:06:53.493

100 How to estimate amount of work/man hours for an unfamiliar task? 2011-02-07T23:17:00.647

94 Why would teams use the Fibonacci sequence for story points? 2012-01-04T12:01:04.590

80 Why can't the ScrumMaster and the project manager be the same person? 2012-02-19T04:56:51.340

78 What is the weighting difference between Epic/Story/Task 2015-11-11T10:45:49.147

74 When to Use Waterfall, When to Use Scrum ? 2011-02-16T06:04:26.427

71 How technical should a Project Manager be? 2011-02-08T04:35:08.607

67 Minimum Project Management Practices for One-Man Software Projects 2011-02-09T14:39:44.033

64 What are the biggest mistakes that new project managers make? 2011-02-08T13:10:23.717

64 How to deal with unavoidable on-demand tasks in Scrum? Or should we even try? 2015-08-05T14:14:59.547

63 Is Scrum a status report meeting or a developer meeting? 2012-09-23T11:45:18.983

57 Is it sound project management practice to make software engineers fix bugs "off the clock"? 2016-08-04T00:53:53.450

52 Employee gave themselves very negative self-evaluation - how to handle the situation? 2012-01-23T16:09:18.860

51 How do I measure employee (software developer) performance based on bugs created? 2012-03-29T06:59:09.977

50 Where to Find a Desktop Kanban board application? 2011-03-04T11:36:05.177

50 Kanban, moving items back? Or how do you manage mistakes? 2011-11-23T21:51:19.610

49 What is kanban? 2011-09-02T05:48:09.677

47 How to deal with a team member who keeps missing deadlines? 2011-02-23T23:10:07.003

44 What are the signs of an incompetent project manager? 2011-07-06T09:07:19.107

40 What is the Project Management book that left the most impact on you? 2011-02-07T22:48:20.173

40 Is it bad manners or practice to request "Read Receipt" to all mails sent from my account? 2011-02-21T06:05:16.243

40 Should bugs be treated as stories or as tasks? 2011-02-25T20:09:54.983

40 Why do all the teams that I have worked with always finish a sprint without completion of all the stories? 2019-06-18T08:53:50.320

38 Daily standup vs. Micro-management 2019-01-02T14:15:00.683

38 What to do with developers who don't follow requirements? 2019-10-21T05:37:54.863

36 What's the best definition and explanation of project risk? 2011-02-07T21:56:05.347

36 Strict or pragmatic Scrum? 2011-02-07T22:26:03.537

36 How do you convince a client to use Agile Methods? 2011-03-14T18:20:45.720

36 PMP vs PRINCE2 - Why one rather than the other? 2011-04-06T07:12:01.457

36 How can I avoid team burnout? 2011-11-28T22:53:05.563

35 How long should an Agile Sprint be? 2011-04-30T19:43:39.943

34 What is the ongoing value of the Kanban board to the developers as opposed to management 2019-04-22T13:03:31.240

34 Is Planning Poker Bad for Software Development Teams? 2020-02-17T13:19:47.130

33 Is imposing "impossible deadlines" a Management Technique? 2012-10-03T14:24:58.203

33 How can I manage team distractions like chit-chat? 2012-12-26T20:36:04.907

33 How to allow developers to get enough quality development time while keeping to support & maintenance obligations 2013-04-22T21:11:09.500

33 Which Scrum certification provider is most widely recognized or accepted? 2013-08-10T07:43:16.330

32 How do you deal with continuous work pressure? 2011-02-22T17:43:29.160

32 Project is late, how should PM act? 2011-03-20T10:44:46.223

32 What's the difference between Scope Creep vs Scope Change? 2011-04-16T19:38:15.140

32 Advice for dealing with a cowboy programmer in an agile team 2012-01-03T20:26:36.647

31 Why does management have to "buy into" Scrum? 2018-02-06T14:46:46.067

30 Why do Scrum user stories only use the Fibonacci series? 2013-09-03T11:08:18.860

30 Do projects ever end early? 2016-03-15T09:00:35.777

29 Should a PM also be a resource on the project? Why? 2011-02-08T17:29:44.710

29 How do I stop going over my estimates? 2011-08-23T19:12:10.260

29 How to go about taking over a failing project? 2012-01-11T15:14:37.097

29 What are the definitions and differences between: Theme, Epic, Feature, User Story and Task? 2015-05-21T09:53:43.010

28 Do technical leaders compete with project managers? 2011-02-09T00:43:16.713


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