One of the most common reasons for project failure is the scope and requirements creep. About 43% of projects face challenges due to budget overrun or uncontrolled changes to the project’s scope.
Stakeholders changing the scope in the midstream of project development is very common. These changes result in the addition of new requirements for the project. And if the scope of the project changes new requirements might lead to project reschedule and increase in budget. Otherwise, you might face budget overrun or rework.
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Comprehensive and reliable traceability is essential for any Project. Traceability helps ensure the alignment of the project tasks and deliverables with the business requirements. Tracking project tasks, subtasks, or bugs can be challenging, depending upon the complexity of your projects.
For example, one high-level Epic divides into several stories, or a high-level task divides into multiple subtasks. Now we all know that the only constant in a project is change. So, when a high-level Epic or task is changed, it is necessary to find all of the linked stories or bugs or tasks and subtasks to make sure they are not impacted. If you have only one linked story or subtask, this would be ok. But when there are tens and hundreds of stories or subtasks, it can become painful.
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As many cities are slowly getting back to normal after the worldwide lockdown, many professionals like us are still working from home. Remote working is not a trend anymore; it’s becoming the new normal.
Remote work will probably be the future of both multinational companies as well as small-scale enterprises and SMEs. According to Global Workplace Analytics, remote workers increase employee productivity, satisfaction levels, and can save a company more than $10,000 annually.
Despite all the perks of working remotely, it comes with an influx of new challenges. According to Buffer’s 2019 State of Remote Work report, the most common problem remote workers have is unplugging after work – an issue 22% of respondents said they experience, followed by loneliness and lack of communication.
We, at Optimizory, have been working remotely way before the COVID outbreak. In this article, we will discuss three most commonly faced challenges by remote workers worldwide, and more importantly- how to overcome these challenges.
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