Triple Constraint Case Study

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Register to read the introduction… What are the three elements of the triple constraint and why is an understanding of their relative weight important in exercising control over a project?

The term ‘triple constraint’ refers to the fact that any project takes place within the envelope of the time it is expected to take, the budget available and some understanding of what has to be delivered, expressed as scope, product or quality.

It is important for a project manager to understand the balance between the three triple constraint elements in her project and this will affect the choices she makes in taking control actions. Would it, for example, be acceptable to cut corners in quality to keep the costs down or must additional funds be found to ensure the quality of the deliverables?

Q2 Your project is behind schedule and you are considering adding extra staff to the team. What would be the potential advantages and disadvantages of this
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1. Welcome/introductions/administrative things/agenda. Establish rapport. 2. Open questions about education and training received. Probe business analysis qualifications – subjects covered and level. 3. Open questions about previous jobs. How much was business analysis and how much systems analysis. Reasons for leaving. 4. Open questions about interests, personal circumstances. 5. Our company, the IS/IT function, our job, our expectations, and challenges. 6. Anything you’d like to ask me? Anything you’d like to add? 7. What happens next. 8. Thank you and goodbye.

Q3 Q2 When you first assemble your project team, what can you do to build team spirit? What behaviours are the different individuals likely to exhibit during this team-building process? How do you demonstrate your leadership?

Some team development activity is valuable. It doesn’t have to be building rafts out of planks and string and getting wet! There are three aims. • For people to get to know each other in a work context and understand their impact on each

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