Changes between Version 3 and Version 4 of PhaseThreeManagementPlan

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04/02/2011 11:20:06 PM (3 years ago)
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    1414Your goal breakdown should divide the major deliverables of phase 3 into smaller and smaller subcomponents until they represent well-defined tasks that can be completed by one person in a couple of hours. Your goal stack will contain the prioritized and sequenced nodes of your goal breakdown. By sequenced we mean that a goal cannot appear above any of its (AND) subgoals in the stack. You need not completely break down all goals at the beginning; just be sure that goals at the top of the stack are well-defined tasks. It is important, however, that you resolve major risks early; e.g. by exploratory work (goals) such as proofs of concepts. 
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    16 [[b]]By Tuesday class time each week, you should update your project plan to reflect the proposed work for the coming iteration (1 week). This includes a new risk analysis, further elaboration of your goal breakdown, updating your goal stack and identifying the goals to be achieved in the coming week, estimating the time you expect each goal will take to complete, and issuing tickets for those goals. 
     16''']By Tuesday class time each week, you should update your project plan to reflect the proposed work for the coming iteration (1 week). This includes a new risk analysis, further elaboration of your goal breakdown, updating your goal stack and identifying the goals to be achieved in the coming week, estimating the time you expect each goal will take to complete, and issuing tickets for those goals. 
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    18 You must also provide a status report that discusses the progress made in the past week. This should identify the goals that were completed, how long it actually took compared to your estimates, and if your estimates are off, abrief discussion on how you plan to improve your estimates in the future. (Note, your work logs should clearly identify who worked on what goals for how long!) You should also discuss goals that were not completed, why, and how to avoid similar problems in the future. [[\b]] 
     18You must also provide a status report that discusses the progress made in the past week. This should identify the goals that were completed, how long it actually took compared to your estimates, and if your estimates are off, abrief discussion on how you plan to improve your estimates in the future. (Note, your work logs should clearly identify who worked on what goals for how long!) You should also discuss goals that were not completed, why, and how to avoid similar problems in the future. ''' 
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    2020Your management planning will be graded on a weekly basis with 20 points assigned to the initial plan, 5 points for each of the next two updates, and 10 points for the final plan (which covers two weeks). The grading rubric for the inital plan is: