The Matrix [Team] – Project Management Edition

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Russell Harley

Matrix teams are a common method of staffing projects. Just like many other areas of project management, they have their benefits and their challenges. Let us discuss some of the pitfalls in using matrix teams on projects. 1. Money is not needed to save the world Only in fiction can this be true; in the real world, not so much. Typically, matrix teams are formed using internal company staff. If a software engineer, we will call him "Neo", is needed on a project, then IT is asked if...
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