Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Software Project Management

Project Status Reports with Attachments
As a Project manager on dozens of Projects I have sent hundreds or perhaps thousands of Project status reports. I've read even more status reports as a development manager often showing up Friday afternoons in the old inbox. Every status report needs to cover the basics like budget, scope, and schedule. Other than that the big thing is to point out new risks or items that have been mitigated. In an Agile context the status reports can often be eliminated entirely, but it tends to be a docum