Glossary

A collection of blog articles about common terms and topics in project management.

Make an impact as a T-Shaped project manager
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Make an impact as a T-Shaped project manager

Have you ever heard of a T-shaped developer? It’s a common phrase used in software development where the developer has broad experience in their role but is also profoundly skilled in one specific area. The horizontal bar of the “T” represents their broader skill set. The vertical bar shows the more extraordinary and specialized skill….

Your Strategy Planning Meeting Agenda (with Template)
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Your Strategy Planning Meeting Agenda (with Template)

Have you been asked to pull together a strategy planning meeting agenda? And you’re wondering what other people do in their strategic planning sessions… I’ve been there! In this article, I’ll explain what a strategic planning meeting can cover and share a sample agenda you can customize for your strategy sessions. Strategy planning doesn’t just…

How to do Rolling Wave Planning
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How to do Rolling Wave Planning

Rolling wave planning, also known as progressive elaboration, is an iterative planning technique to use when it’s difficult (or pointless) to schedule too far ahead. The APM Planning, Scheduling, Monitoring and Control Guide (2015) defines rolling wave planning as ‘the planning density that is achieved at different moments in time. Primarily more detailed planning in…