Nerd Herding: Practical Project Management in the Field
Project managers and developers don't always see eye-to-eye on what tools to use. So what happens when an unstoppable force meets an immovable object? Something has to give. They have had to find a balance of keeping the project management happy, while simultaneously conforming to their documentation and time-management policies. They also have had to keep their development team on task and moving forward in a way that is most efficient for the project. In this paper, they discuss the techniques, tools and methodologies they are using to stay on track and the compromises they have had to make in order to keep as many people happy about the process as possible.