Projects often cross many functional boundaries with team members
reporting to different functional managers. This cross functional aspect
can create problems with roles and responsibilities. You decide to use a
Responsibility Assignment Matrix (RAM) to help with this situation.
Your manager is wondering why you are spending your time on this tool
when you already have resources assigned to tasks in your schedule.
(a) Why is the RAM such an effective tool for Project Managers?
(b) What are some of the typical responsibilities assigned on a RAM? |