Managing virtual project teams
Managing virtual project teams

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Managing virtual project teams

1.1 Technical skills

The team must have members who, together, have the skills to complete the project. The necessary team roles should be evident from analysis of the project definition documentation, for example in a work breakdown structure. Understanding of the work tasks to be completed will be the basis for assigning responsibilities according to competencies. The elements of the tasks can be mapped to project participant roles using a responsibility matrix, also known as a linear assignment matrix. Thus, given the work that needs to be done and the roles that need to be performed to do it, the most suitable individuals to perform those roles can be selected.

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