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Product specific question? E.g. Jira

Are specific project management tools/products questions off topic? I have several questions about JIRA that i have yet to ask. I thought it maybe a good idea to ask in meta.PMSE first.
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What do you think of the new FAQ?

Okay, so after much discussion on how to move our site to the next level and focus on quality and community engagement, I've revised our FAQ to make it much more concise. While the previous revision ...
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Rollback War on 'Why did our process cause us to miss our release date?'

The OP and one of the answerers keep alternating rollbacks to this Question. It's getting a little ridiculous and unprofessional. Do we have rules in place for whose revision should be kept? The OP's ...
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Does PMSE have a process for adding community moderators?

Currently, PMSE has some great community moderators, many of whom are regular visitors and contributors. Unlike some other sites on the network, I think our moderators have the full support of the ...
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Revisiting Tool Recommendation Questions

We've seen more tool recommendation questions lately, and some of these questions have received some really great answers. Despite what I thought was a consensus in meta, these tool recommendations ...
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Since some users want to merge IT Management with Project Management, should all IT Management questions be tagged as “IT Management”?

The advantage of using tags like "IT Management" to tag questions related to that subject is so the community can experiment with different types of questions to see if they fit the constraints of ...
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How should we handle career questions about references and former bosses?

Do we want this question, https://pm.stackexchange.com/questions/6227/how-do-you-give-a-reference-when-a-boss-was-a-bully, on PMSE? I think it's a great, well-written, constructive question with a ...
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Some Statistics To Ponder - Community Edits and Shepherding New Users

Here are some statistics I put together from the main page: 16 of the 50 newest questions were asked by users with over 200 reputation. 10 of the 50 questions were either closed or migrated. All of ...
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Shall this site have an specific definition of “shopping question”?

PM is about best practices, processes, tools, and techniques related to Project Management. Sometimes a question is tagged as: "shopping question" when people ask about some tool recommendation or ...
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Something Wrong with our Stats on Area 51

Our stats seem to be off on Area 51. See questions asked per day and number of avid users.
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How do we get some project managers on here?

I am just a programmer who sometimes wears a PM hat, and even I can answer many of these questions. How do we get some real PMs on here asking and answering questions? It seems like many of the ...
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How Do I Find Information on the Site about Working with Clients

I want to know what are the do's and don'ts with client. While we are going for the project discussion, while doing it and after doing it. Simply before implementation and after implementation.
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Should we vote down questions because of bad English?

Should we vote down a question because of bad English? How much effort should we have to put in to understand a question? for example: What to do with a messy project when it's close to be ...
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Don't Forget to Vote on Questions and Answers!

Let's give the 15 top voters of the quarter a round of applause! See the Top Voters for the Quarter to learn who these users are. Now, let's see if we can expand this page. In August, so far, we ...
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Project Management self-evaluation #2: let's get critical! [closed]

You love our site and Stack Exchange loves our site, but there is a whole world of people out there who might not even know it exists. When they do find it, their first impression will either scare ...
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Valuable question that doesn't strictly fit

This question What should I focus on as a student of IT to prepare myself for a career in Project Management? is something that should get a lot of interest from general Google searches. It is also ...
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Spammy answers trimmed with edits; links remaining in edit history

We have had several answers flagged as spam recently: https://pm.stackexchange.com/a/26530 https://pm.stackexchange.com/a/26531 The answers were trimmed by the author after they were flagged, ...
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Are the Area 51 metrics right?

If there are 235 questions on PM after 47 days of beta, then surely that is 5 questions a day rather than the 3.6 quoted on Area 51. Or are some of the questions not counted - and if so, why?
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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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Is anyone interested in a voting contest?

Mark and I were discussing on this question, How close are we to coming out of beta?, what things we would need to do to get closer to coming out of beta. We're doing great, but if we graduated today,...
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Should this be an Agile/Scrum Questions stack exchange?

Wouldn't it make more sense to have a distinct Agile group? What do you think are the benefits of having questions and answers from this two different worlds in this one group? Here are some ...
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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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Why were my “obsolete comment” flags declined?

In this question there was a lot of commentary in relation to the original form of the question. The question was heavily edited and morphed into a completely different question, rendering all the ...
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Why aren't spam questions and answers being deleted?

This question and this question are clearly spam and have been voted for Closure and answers tagged as spam. Why are these questions not being deleted from the site? Do we need additional moderators? ...
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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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Should [estimating] and [estimation] be synonyms?

Should estimating (161 questions) and estimation (6 questions) tags be merged / made synonyms? I believe they share the same meaning and only one of them should be used. Even though estimation has ...
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HoHoHo! Winter Bash 2015 is here!

The end of the year is upon us, and here in Stack Land, that can only mean one thing: it's time for Winter Bash 2015! Event Overview Winter Bash is a fun, lighthearted event we run every year as a ...
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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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Why did no one vote to close this question about working on a codebase remotely?

A user recently asked How to work on a programming project remotely. The comments asking for clarification, and comments hinting that the question might not be the right fit for our site are great! ...
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Need new tag for MS-Project 2013

I don't think I can create tags, but we do need one for MS-Project 2013... Posted on the "Discussion" tag rather than "Feature Request" as my rather simple statement above got rejected under Feature ...
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Are you Following the Official Project Management StackExchange Twitter Account?

If you're a Twitter fan and spend time retweeting questions, you may want to consider following @StackProjects. https://twitter.com/#!/search/realtime/StackProjects StackProjects is the official ...
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How should we adapt the “What is an acceptable answer” post to fit PMSE?

All of us have a slightly different perception of what makes an acceptable answer. While there are general guidelines on How to Answer, tailoring the MSO table to our site may help eliminate ambiguity,...
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Let's get critical: Sep 2013 Site Self-Evaluation

We all love Project Management Stack Exchange, but there is a whole world of people out there who need answers to their questions and don't even know that this site exists. When they arrive from ...
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I totally disagree with an answer. Should I downvote?

Recently I came across a question with a couple of answers that I completely disagree with. I think only about the content of answers -- their form is perfectly OK. I just believe that answers are ...
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Should I have migrated this question from Programmers SE?

How can I ensure our project gets developed successfully, without having any project management experience? A mod on Programmers SE asked me if this question was on-topic on PMSE. After reading it, I ...
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Let's get critical: Jun 2013 Site Self-Evaluation

We all love Project Management Stack Exchange, but there is a whole world of people out there who need answers to their questions and don't even know that this site exists. When they arrive from ...
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Do we need to include “General Reference” in the FAQ?

From Shog9's post on If you can Google it - don't ask it here: If followed strictly, such a policy would effectively kill the site: anything you can't google won't be found by folks who could ...
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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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Area 51 Stats for 2012

Here are the stats for Area 51 for December 2012... These were pulled from the web archive December 2012: May 2012: January 2012 (a year ago): Source: Jan 2012 Area 51 Web Archive May 2012 Area ...
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If you can Google it - don't ask it here

What do you think of taking this approach so that we can get more of a subject matter specific focus?

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