A company attorney, newly hired by the company, walks into the project manager's office and tells her that he is ready to work with her on the procurement process. The project manager has little experience with procurement, so she is excited to have the assistance. With which of the following would it be best for the project manager to ask the attorney for help?
You have received a deliverable from another project in the program that the project you are managing is a part of. It is a prototype of a new communication device. When you start to work with the prototype, you notice that it is missing several parts, and you are not able to continue with your work. Which tool should have been used to prevent a faulty prototype being given to you?
You are planning communications on a new service development project. Your stakeholder list is large, but not terribly complicated. Not all stakeholders will understand the need for developing an actual communications plan, and you already have good relationships with most stakeholders on this project. What is one of the major driving forces for communication on a project?
You have identified a diverse group of stakeholders, and you will need to report information in a variety of ways to meet all their different communications needs. When will you use a milestone chart instead of a bar chart?
A project is seriously delayed. Earned value analysis shows the project needs to be completed 10 percent faster than the work has been going. To get the project back on track, management wants to add 10 people to an activity currently assigned to one person. The project manager disagrees, noting such an increase will not produce the desired increase in speed. This is an example of: