People from the business development department are the only ones completing a project. Whenever questions arise, they are transmitted to the heads of other departments, to the people in these departments, and then back to the business development department. This is causing delays on the project. Why might this method of communicating be happening?
The replacement of an important legacy system in the organization will be challenging because there are offices in seven countries and the business operations cannot be interrupted. Your objective is to have the system updated before new regulations go into effect in one of the participating countries. There are many opinions on how the system should be changed. Some stakeholders are expecting that the new system will encompass more capabilities than the current system. Both internal team members and consultants will be involved in making the hardware and software changes. The sponsor is hoping to keep costs down by using organizational team members to perform the testing and installation activities. You are defining the roles and responsibilities of the stakeholders on the project. The sponsor's role on a project is best described as:
A seller has withdrawn from a project midway through the project executing processes, and another seller is taking over. The project manager meets with the replacement seller and his crew. In this meeting, what should the project manager do first?
During acceptance testing on a customized software project, it is determined that, in order to provide value to the customer, several additional features and functions must be added. This change in scope will be assessed in integrated change control to determine possible impacts on other aspects of the project. As a result of this change in scope, any of the following are likely to change except:
A project manager is working on her first project, developing an automated navigation system for a newly renovated public recreational facility. She is feeling a bit overwhelmed and seeks the advice of her mentor as to where she should start. The mentor emphatically recommends she begin by identifying the stakeholders on her project. Which of the following best describes stakeholders?
You are nearing the end of executing and monitoring and controlling on your project. Reporting so far has shown that interim deliverables have been completed on time and within the allotted budget. Many team members believe the project work is all completed, and your most recent reports indicate as much. What is the best way for you to ensure the project work is really complete?