Category Archives: planning

How to plan software as a configuration item

Yesterday I got a question from a colleague about configuration items. In our projects we use a deliverable list to identify which items are being delivered by the project and which are being received from outside the project. To help … Continue reading

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Getting Things Done (GTD) made simple

For many years I have been looking for Getting Things Done (GTD) in a simple way. And now I have found one: Monkey GTD at http://monkeygtd.tiddlyspot.com It’s a TiddlyWiki file with a very simple, very sparse user interface, yet extremely … Continue reading

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Deliverable planning and control

For many people Configuration Management is little more than controlling the versioned storage of work products, sometimes extended with Change Control which is little more than controlling change requests and problem reports. But both boil down to something like an … Continue reading

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