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How Long is a Football Game?

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I asked this question to 2 colleagues and received the following responses:  Colleague #1: 60 Minutes ( (4) 15 Minute Quarters)  Colleague #2: 3 Hours (Games start Sundays at 1 and ends by 4) So who is correct?  The answer:

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How I Use Earned Value Management (EVM) to Track Agile Scrum Projects Part 2

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In my first blog post (How I Use Earned Value Management (EVM) to Track Agile Scrum Projects), I showed how I use some EVM concepts to track agile projects.  One of the comments from that post criticized the model because

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How I Use Earned Value Management (EVM) to Track Agile Scrum Projects

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Earned Value Management (EVM) is a technique that can be used on project to monitor the performance and progress of projects.  It is typically associated with traditional project management.  According to PMP Project Management Professional Exam Study Guide, Earned Value

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Waterfall, Agile & the “Triple Constraint”

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Anyone who has ever worked on a project probably realizes there are three (really four, but people often forget about the fourth) criteria that project success is focused on: 1. Features (Requirements) 2. Estimates (Cost) 3. Schedule (Timeframe) 4. Quality

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