Development and project management teams need one another; they have complementary roles to play in the game of building valuable software. Unfortunately, the relationship between developers and project managers can be somewhat uncomfortable; the amount of discomfort can range from mild irritation to outright hostility and mistrust. The discomfort is often caused by bad practices on both sides; developers often hide bad news, and project managers often pester developers with too many project management overhead tasks. Agile software development techniques help tremendously to mitigate some of these problems.
KeywordsProject Management Work Breakdown Structure Project Management Team Traditional Project Face Conversation
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