What's My Line

Guidelines for Creating and Communicating Effective Project Roles and Responsibilities
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Over the past couple of years I've worked with a number of projects suffering from a common sickness--project staff didn't fully understand what was expected of them. Often expectations exist and assumptions are made about people's roles and responsibilities, but these are not defined or communicated to either the individuals or their colleagues.

About the author

Ally Gill's picture Ally Gill

Ally Gill, MBCS CITP, is the Founder and Managing Director of ALLYGILL.CO.UK, a Software Process Management Consultancy. He has nearly 25 years experience in Software Engineering and Project Management, including more than 10 years Process Improvement Management and Leadership. He has worked for EDS, Q-Labs, DNV and Experian. You can contact him via email ally@allygill.co.uk.

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