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Software Teamwork: Taking Ownership for Success by Jim Brosseau

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Chapter Thirteen. Coordination

Even if we were to construct the perfectly defined process, coordinating the day-to-day activities of the entire team involves a great deal of effort. No predefined process can accommodate the nuances of discovery and change on a project, and we need to be careful to respect the need for ensuring that the team is working smoothly and efficiently.

In this chapter, we explore some of the mechanisms that we can apply to coordinate our teams, dealing with detailed issues while keeping an eye on the overall objectives.

Clearing Roadblocks, or Blocking Clear Roads?

Project managers (and their executive above them) come in all shapes and sizes, work in many different ways, and vary significantly in their success rates. ...

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