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OVERVIEW OF SCRUM FOR AGILE SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT

By at 11 April, 2012, 10:49 am

This is a excellent series of articles written by Mike Cohn on SCRUM methodologies used in Software Development. If you want to have a quick understanding of SCRUM and its terminologies, these links will help you get there quickly: Overview of Scrum Daily scrum Product backlog Product owner Release burndown ScrumMaster Scrum team Sprint backlog [...]

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Tracking Assumptions in Project

By at 4 January, 2013, 9:19 am

The Dynamics of project and its environment we are working today It becomes almost inevitable a project can be started without having any assumptions. If however during project execution these assumptions are found to be wrong or are no longer valid then it will either change the original understanding of work that needs be done [...]

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8 Compelling Reasons for Value Based Project Management

By at 28 June, 2012, 2:24 pm

Project Success criteria based on Triple Constraint(Time, Cost and Quality) is old idea, the latest success criteria includes Value component added to the Project. The project that successfully met the triple constrain but but failing to add business value is not considered successful. In his book “Project Management Metrics, Key Performance Indicators and Dashboards” by [...]

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Remote Project Team, How do you develop relationships and establish trust?

By at 17 May, 2012, 10:47 am

These days it is not hard to find geographically scattered project team. This type of setup has its own benefits where organizations can utilize the talents that are not available locally and sometimes cost effective and time effective(24hrs). This could also turn into curse if remote teams do not get with each other creating a [...]

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Collaboration and projects are inseparable.

By at 10 May, 2012, 2:25 pm

People are the reason for the existence of Project. The organizations are run by people who work together to meet the objectives and from strategies. Projects are born to meet the objectives and support strategies. To execute the Project we need people and the outcome of Project is to be used by people known as [...]

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OVERVIEW OF SCRUM FOR AGILE SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT

By at 11 April, 2012, 10:49 am

This is a excellent series of articles written by Mike Cohn on SCRUM methodologies used in Software Development. If you want to have a quick understanding of SCRUM and its terminologies, these links will help you get there quickly: Overview of Scrum Daily scrum Product backlog Product owner Release burndown ScrumMaster Scrum team Sprint backlog [...]

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THE SENSIBLE PROJECT MANAGER

By at 28 March, 2012, 5:54 pm

A sensible project manager becomes insensible when he stops considering the current aspects driving the project. What worked previously might become obsolete with time and context…thats change…we need to deal with it pragmatically. I once met a manager who almost destroyed a project; He successfully executed complex projects earlier and nobody expected him to fail. [...]

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How your Management Style influence Risk Resolution

By at 15 March, 2012, 1:32 pm

Parent Article: Everything you wanted to know about Risk Management When to resolve a risk depends on the management style exhibited by a Project Manager… Typically a reactive Project Manager resolves problems when they occur. A proactive Project Manager tries to resolve potential problems (risks) before they occur. Reactive Manager Proactive Manager A risk is [...]

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Risks how they Impact your Project

By at 11 March, 2012, 11:36 pm

  Parent Article: Everything you wanted to know about Risk Management Risks can have positive or negative impact. You try to leverage the benefits of positive risks and try to eliminate(or mitigate) a negative risk. A risk that benefits your project or organization is known as Positive Risk. Here is a story of John Matthew [...]

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Everything you wanted to know about Risk Management

By at 9 March, 2012, 10:31 am

Those who are successful are said to be great risk takers. In fact the successful people are the ones who effectively manages the risks. A Risk is a reference to future conditions or circumstances that will impact a project or activity. In other words a risk: Is a potential future problem that has not yet [...]

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Personality Conflicts in workspace

By at 7 February, 2012, 12:25 pm

Statistics show that 85% of dismissals in the US are due to personality conflicts. Often we find that though the fundamentals of business processes are perfectly fine, yet there are people in organization who fall apart due to conflict of personalities.   Projects get into trouble when personalities get into way of business interest. These [...]

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The Stone Soup – Getting things done

By at 31 January, 2012, 10:57 am

The amazing story of Stone Soup, Written by Marcia Brown in 1947…tells about people are reluctant to share thing they process…But it needs a efficient skills to engage different stakeholders to create delicious soup from simple stone pebbles. The Story Summarized below: Three Solders on their way back to home,came across a strange country. They [...]

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Project Life Cycle from the Perspective of Hindu Philosophy

By at 24 January, 2012, 9:21 am

Hindu Philosophy says that a Life is Temporary, It gets Created, Sustained and Destroyed…similarly a Project is a temporary endeavor that gets started, survives and ends(or closes).  We know that a Project is temporary in nature, it goes through the phases like  conception, survival and it gets closed(the project ends here). According to Hindu Philosophy, [...]

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