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The Software Project Manager’s Bridge to Agility by Stacia Broderick, Michele Sliger

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Chapter 6. Time Management

 

Time management includes the processes required to accomplish timely completion of the project.

 
 --PMBOK® Guide
 

Time is neutral and does not change things. With courage and initiative, leaders change things.

 
 --Jesse Jackson
 

A predictable organization does not guess about the future and call it a plan; it develops the capacity to rapidly respond to the future as it unfolds.

 
 --Mary Poppendieck

Physicists, scientists, mathematicians, and philosophers have debated the idea of time for thousands of years. Is it an unchanging presence in our universe, or is it a separate entity somehow entangled with space? Is it merely a measurement imposed by man, an illusion?

What we know in the project management realm is that time is ...

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