Project Management – How We Estimate

This is the third part of my series explaining how Don’t Panic Labs approaches project management through the lens of a software release cycle. We’ve just finished up initial release planning and have given Rough Order of Magnitude (ROM) estimates to each work item. We came up with a way of estimating that’s worked well […]

Project Management – Release Planning

This is the second part of my series explaining how Don’t Panic Labs approaches project management through the lens of a software release cycle. How we approach release planning varies, but for this post I’ll focus a common approach we use: Themed Release Cycles. When we begin talking about an upcoming release, we look to […]

Project Management – An Introduction to How We Do It

Project management is a job that I find challenging and fulfilling, especially when one considers the various methodologies and philosophies that exist around managing software development projects. There’s no “one way” to approach project management. We have many tools in our toolbox and evaluate each project to determine how best to approach it. It’s part […]