Imagine that one client has asked for a project, and everything is running smoothly until one thing happens: Your team hasn’t adjusted the budget as well as they thought. They need a thousand dollars more than they expected, and they don’t know how to communicate so to the client, which will leave the client upset. Overall, this affects both the scope and time of the project. It will take you longer to deliver as you have to reorganize the project and methodology again – Not to mention the drop in quality if the client refuses to pay more.
That is what’s commonly known as the iron triangle, meaning that one of these three factors (scope, budget, and time) cannot change without affecting the rest or one of them. Knowing that, you can include the iron triangle management in your agile methodologies and become an iron triangle of project management master. Or not. But keep reading if it sounds interesting to you, as it can change your work style.
Everyone knows that small changes in one area can make a big impact on others. This is known as the Butterfly Effect. The iron triangle in project management consists of three top constraints:
How would you apply all of this knowledge to project management? It is now evident that the iron triangle consists of giving and taking in accordance with the current situation.
Although we already gave some hints during the iron triangle article, here are some key takeaways not to forget:
We hope you have gained a better understanding of what the iron triangle project management is and why it is of such importance to your organization.
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