Project management is an essential part of software development process.
Who is Project Manager? This is the person responsible for leading the whole project. He/she coordinates the work of the team to ensure project tasks completion and goals achievement within the given constraints – in particular, time and budget.
Project Manager is actually a single point of contact for a Customer.
To make things more clear, let’s look though the key responsibilities that Project Manager has.
Project Manager guarantees commitment realization within the approved budget range. This way, Customer can be sure that the project team will make every effort to reach the business value.
Project Manager performs the following activities and provides the following deliverables to achieve this:
Project Manager helps Customer to adapt the project to changing business needs. He/she provides assistance with keeping the already reached value and enhancing the future benefits in a new business domain configuration.
Here are the key tools for this activity:
Project Manager continually analyzes business environment to identify the events that may impact the project execution. Both positive and negative events (opportunities and risks respectively) are in the scope of this analyze.
Special tools are being used by Project Manager to cover this responsibility:
Project Manager builds the environment that allows all the involved stakeholders to get all the necessary information regarding the project:
NOTE: The list of activities and deliverables depends on the particular project and may differ according to the necessity and business needs.
So, let’s sum up why it is important to appoint Project Manager on a project and emphasize the key benefits that Customer gets.
Project Manager leads a project team to success using all of his/her knowledge, experience and up-to-date industry best practices.
Based on our experience, we can say: continuous productivity and process improvement increase successful project execution probability by up to 100%.
To ensure the project success, Project manager:
Clear and understandable project status available for all the stakeholders on every phase is a result of Project Management activity. To achieve this, Project Manager:
Project Manager implements a project development model that allows to achieve the maximum business value with the minimal effort. The chosen methodology responds to customer needs and expectation (Waterfall or incremental approach, Rup or Agile). Decreased time-to-market and implementation waste are the key benefits.
In particular, Project Manager:
Here at ISS Art we have a team of talented project managers who have already helped dozens of our customers worldwide to achieve their ambitious business goals.
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