Agile software Development, fundamental principles for how to develop software.
Budget, it is important for project managers to have a budget with all expenses and revenues.
Cost Overrun, excess of actual cost over budget.
Deliverable, a work product required by a contract to be produced and delivered according to specifications.
Earned Value Management, an objective way to measure the progress of a project.
Float, time that a task can be delayed without holding up subsequent tasks and project completion.
Goal Setting, specific, measurable, achievable, realistic, and time-targeted goals should be set for each project.
Hammock Activity, a term for the grouping of subtasks.
Iterative and Incremental Development, a cyclic software development process.
Kickoff Meeting, which is the first meeting between the project team and the client.
Linear Scheduling Method focuses on continual resource use in repetitive activities and are represented graphically.
Management Process is the process of planning the execution of an activity.
Nonlinear Management, management techniques that give organizations the opportunity to evolve and adapt giving way to order.
Organization Development is the collective effort of an organization to increase the health and effectiveness of the organization.
Project Stakeholders, the people who have a vested interest in the outcome of the project.
Quality or the grade of excellence of a product.
Resources, which refers to the people, equipment, facilities, and money needed to complete the project.
Scope Creep, unrestrained alterations in the project’s scope.
Task Analysis, a breakdown of what it will take to complete each task.
Unified Process, an iterative and incremental software development process framework.
Vertical Slice, a deadline or benchmark that shows progress across all elements of a project.
Wideband Delphi an estimation method that is based on a consensus and estimates effort.
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