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