Chapter 6Collaborating and Troubleshooting

Difficulties increase the nearer we get to the goal.

— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity.

— Albert Einstein

At this point in the project, needs have been evaluated, the team selected, communication guidelines established, and project tracking mechanisms put into place. Now, the team must begin producing. Frequently, several team members are assigned different components of the same deliverable and must work collaboratively to produce the design documents, specifications, product documentation, and so on for the project. Often, the team realizes that it is lacking in a particular area of expertise and must hire contractors to assist. In addition, as the team ...

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