1. Motivation
System Engineering Models Nine Project Management Principles Program Management Framework CMMI IPPD Project Management Quick tour of Agile principles Systems engineering discipline
Recasting project management as systems management requires some motivation on the part of the participants. Since the natural instinct is to say "we already have project management," a baseline motivation is needed.
  • 74% of project failures are attributed to Process Management failures related to flaws or errors in:
    • Establishing, documenting, and managing
      customer requirements
    • Planning and managing projects
    • Ensuring configuration management
  • Agile processes have moved from an "extreme" location in the spectrum to a position of recognition more in the main stream
  • "Agile Project Management" as a term has entered the agile development lexicon
  • Project management is a process normally found in higher ceremony business domains, not in the agile development lexicon
  • Is "Agile Project Management" an oxymoron?
  • Are the agile methods "project management" or are they "product development methodologies" embedded in a larger set of business development processes?