The great debate
Is it more important for project managers to use a particular methodology when leading projects? Or should they instead craft processes applicable to specific projects? This article explores these questions from the viewpoint of tailoring established practices to accommodate the requirements of a particular organization and a particular project. In doing so, it defines a three-step approach for tailoring practices to an organization's and a project's requirements, noting some of the critical decisions that organizations need to make--and activities they need to perform--when implementing the agile approach to managing projects.