eXtreme Tool 1: Success Sliders

The concept of success criteria provides the basis of our first eXtreme project management tool.

Like all the tools our group has developed to assist project managers, stakeholders and teams, it is both simple and sexy.

We based this tool on the concept of a lightswitch with a dimmer slider. During the RAP session, each stakeholder determines which of the success criteria is either on or off (see Figure 7.2). If the success slider is on for that stakeholder, then there can be a graduation from dim to bright. If a slider is totally on, there is no room for compromise. If the slider is partially on, the stakeholder ...

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