Payson Hall is a consulting project manager for Catalysis Group, Inc. in Sacramento, California. Payson consults on project management issues and teaches project management. Email Payson at [email protected]. Follow him on twitter at @paysonhall.
Some tolerate multi-tasking better than others. Beyond tolerance and even the ability of some people to switch contexts more efficiently than others is an effect of multi-tasking that most of us have experienced but rarely discuss.
An important component of any User Acceptance Testing (UAT) plan are the entry criteria. No complex data system will ever be perfect, but starting with lax entrance criteria puts the UAT team in a weak position.
As I start my fifth decade working on projects, primarily in the IT and software development space, I wanted to share some patterns I have observed that suggest a project is in trouble, Jeff Foxworthy style.