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Users writing tags in title

We know it's good practice to not write tags in title because Stack's tag system is good and we should trust it. Nonetheless, there are many questions using them. Here are some of the title ...
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Are terminology & comparison related questions on-topic?

As an example, difference between project manager and business analyst is related to two terminologies and asks about their difference. Are such questions considered on-topic on PMSE? I left a ...
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Uncommented downvotes

I am observing a trend in downvotes of questions with no comment to explain. Is anyone else noticing this? Is there anything that can be done? In other, busier SE sites, I don't think it matters as ...
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How to ask about examples of…, best way to…?

My team and I recently moved our old web-based bug tracking system to a visual criticality matrix (a 2-meter high wall). I wanted to ask the community about other visual bug tracking tools, with ...
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What can we do to improve the question about software metrics?

There's a question on the main page, What are the metrics for software documentation?, that is extremely vague, unclear, and overly broad. As it stands currently, I believe it should most likely be ...
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I thought this was a good question: Certifications required to become a PM

I know it polls and there are no unequovical, definitive answers; however, it seems to me that there would be value to hear the opinions of various practitioners: pros, cons, what we do know about ...
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Can we make this question fit our site with edits?

A Stack Exchange CHAOS team member referred a user to us with a question that really pushes the boundaries of what we define as constructive. The question was also flagged, which prompted me to take ...
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Dealing with cross-site duplicates

This question is a duplicate of SO's question which OP even directly states (otherwise I wouldn't even notice). Anyway my question would be what is the standard way of dealing with such cases? ...
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How do we get questions with more depth if we discourage questions that may not have “an answer”?

I wanted to take a minute to address David Espina's question: I am trying to understand the notion of questions that avoid opinions and / or discussions. On one hand, we want questions with more ...
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What kinds of edits can we make to improve questions?

Many questions that are asked on our site are subjective questions. Subjective questions are okay to ask, and there is a lot to learn from both the answers as well as the question. However, subjective ...
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How Should “Looking for PM Software That Does X” Questions Be Handled?

Several community members on PMSE have flagged questions recently where the question-asker polls the community in an attempt to locate software that solves a specific problem. Below are some ...
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Candidates to merge?

There are two very similar questions on defining what project is: Disregard PMBOK. How could I define a Project? What is the generally-accepted definition of a "software project?" Should ...
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Grooming questions

At the moment of writing this we have a couple of identical questions on the site: one originally posted at PMSE and another one migrated from other site A default action should be voting to close ...
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Are localized questions off-topic?

I've had a comment left at What is the most useful and practical project management qualification for an IT professional in the UK? stating that the question is too localized and I should check the ...
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Do questions about software development process belong here?

There are a lot of questions which touch the land somewhere between project management and software development. To show what I think about: agile bonds these areas together pretty tightly so ...
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Should questions which aren't phrased well be closed?

The question about GTD influence on PM work (Has GTD (Getting Things Done) changed your approach to project planning?) has been closed recently. While I agree it phrased in a way which suggested more ...
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Would a Question About Dealing With Customers Be Considered On-Topic Here?

If this Programmers SE question were asked on Project Management SE, would it be considered on-topic? If this question were asked here, should it be closed? How Are We Supposed To Deal With ...
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How to catalyze adding more great questions?

As I look how we go through the beta I think one of biggest risks at the moment is the rate new questions are popping on the site. It may be a consequence of having more people that are looking for a ...
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Should Questions Regarding Program Management be Included in the List of On-Topic or Off-Topic Questions?

Program Management is a field that -- on the surface -- appears to have a lot in common with Project Management. The Wikipedia defines Program Management as encompassing one or more projects. In ...
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“What is the difference between the beta distribution and the triangle distribution?” On or off topic?

This question smells like it out to live on https://math.stackexchange.com/. It might be on-topic because: It's likely to come up as a question in the course of a PM's career. They are more likely ...
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Use the subjective tag for subjective questions

IMO, all the question with subjective tone should be flagged as subjective. It would make easier to filter questions when one want to answer subjective or non-subjective questions.
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Should this question be transfered to pm.se?

Should this question be transfered to pm.se? It is a problem with ms-project tool, but it also a problem about managing resources.
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Few up-votes - Are questions or answers not deserving it?

Basically a up-vote in a question or answer means it is clear and useful, but I feeling people are not giving so much importance to that. Are Q&A not being so good as expected?
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Is this site about Objective questions or Subjective questions? Can the site survive accepting both?

Would asking for personal experiences from others in the field fall into your category of being a poor question? Is this site about objective questions -- like Stack Exchange, Super User, and Server ...
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Questions and Tags for PMI/PMP and Concepts

When asking questions related to PMI's PMP framework, how should we tag it? My thoughts are (and the tag I'm using is) "pmi-framework." "pmi" would be questions about the PMI itself (would that be ...