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Tips for successful Project Management

August 24th, 2013 Comments off

Most of the new project managers receive little or sometimes no training on how to manage the projects. All project managers can create WBS, Gantt Charts, estimations etc. and can manage the projects. Unfortunately, this all is not sufficient. Key consists of two important words: Effective & Successful. It is expectation of all stakeholders. Basis my experience in the journey of project management, here is a list of some tips that will definitely help you:

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Progressive Elaboration

August 18th, 2013 Comments off

Although a project is a temporary endeavors but it cannot be conceptualize or planned in a single day nor it can be completed in a day. It holds true for most of the projects until your project is for buying some vegetables in a store.

Generally, there is a problem statement or concept for business benefit first and then it evolve as a complete plan via requirement elicitation & market research and finally a unique product.

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How to Build a Successful Project Team

October 6th, 2011 Comments off

Project team is a group of members, which are expert in field and perform task for the success of project. For successful project management project team plays an important role. Success or failure of the project totally depends upon the team members, who design and build the project.

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Four phases of Project Life cycle

September 28th, 2011 Comments off

Business is a term which is related to the is related with the production if good and selling of good to earn the profit. Project Life Cycle from the business view is related with the Production of the Product to the selling of the product.

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Portfolio Management vs Program Management

September 24th, 2011 1 comment

In a Company or Organization Management is an act by using which all the activities are organized with a specific manner to achieve the desired target or goal. There are certain Management functions like planning, staffing Directing, reporting, Budgeting etc.

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Best Practices of Project Management for Project Success

September 23rd, 2011 Comments off

Today each organization has their own strategy to follow good management practices to achieve the goal of the project undertaken by them. It is imperative that projects are manage to win the confidence of stake holders, realize efficiency and effectiveness in all phases of the project and to improve the life cycle of the projects.

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Tips for writing a good Product Requirements Document for new Business Analysts

September 17th, 2011 Comments off

A good product requirement document is very important for a good Quality product. Through out the product life cycle, Product Requirement Document (PRD) has a great role. It is generally created by the domain expert or subject matter expert of the product owner company. It it is an existing product, company can take the feedback of the product from the end users and users can contribute to enhance the Quality of the product.

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PMBOK 5 Knowledge Areas and Processes

May 9th, 2011 Comments off

As per PMI’s PMBOK5, there are 10 knowledge areas covering total of 47 processes related to all five phases of the project life cycle. These five phases are not process groups. These 10 knowledge areas consists of 614 total of inputs, outputs, tools and techniques.

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Benefits of Software Metrics and Measurements

July 10th, 2009 Comments off

Metrics collection is an excellent way track the project, measure the performance.  Software metrics provides objective information to help the project managers to do:

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Comparison of Software Development Models

June 10th, 2009 Comments off

Different Software Development models have different features and properties. Selection of the software development model depends on the nature of project and client. Here, I will try to give a comparison of various software development models with three parameters:

 

1. Contribution to Quality

2. Risks Associated

3. Context of adoption

 

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Model Name: Waterfall Model

Contribution to Quality: Phase End Checks

Risks Associated: Expects a task to be well done in the first go

Context of adoption: When the requirements are structured and competence is high

 

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