At the earliest stage of a project, it is helpful to think about all the players. Most projects are not done in isolation. (Or shouldn’t be.) Consider who will be impacted by your project throughout the larger company. Pull up an org chart and identify the following: Who are the immediate people on the project… Continue reading Understanding Project Context: Who are the players?
When I am brought in on a project, I initially meet with the product owner and product managers. This is the beginning of our project and you have a problem you are looking to solve. I need to learn more about this problem so where do we begin? With Problem Definition. Let’s begin by defining… Continue reading Understanding Project Context: What is the problem?