PMBOK Guide 4th Edition — Pet peeve in glossary

There have always been a few in-apt or questionable glossary terms included in the PMBOK Guide‘s glossary.¬†¬†But in particular, the persistence of the¬†Delphi technique puzzles me.¬† I mean, how many people actually use it?¬† Have any of you all seen this technique used recently?¬†

A lot of such techniques are around and all have their place.¬† And¬†it isn’t that I have desire to see Delphi stamped out.¬† It just seems so out of place as something that should be codified in the PMBOK Guide.¬†

The bottom line is that¬†Delphi just doesn’t belong; here are¬†four reasons off the top of my head: Continue reading


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