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Delivering Time Management for IT Professionals: A Trainer's Manual by Dr. Jan Yager

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Summary

Here are the top ideas covered in this chapter:

  • The fastest way for you to be judged as a poor or excellent time manager is whether you consistently set and meet (or miss) deadlines.
  • Communication is pivotal in meeting deadlines by making sure you and your entire team are discussing, and solving, any problems that are arising and that any changes in specifications are being addressed throughout the project.
  • If getting to market on time is pivotal, and you think you're not going to make the original agreed-upon deadline, see whether you can negotiate with your client or customer about what are agreeable modifications in the product's specifications that would enable meeting the original deadline. Find out if the modifications could be made ...

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