Tag - Management

Meetings

Effective Meetings

Meetings are the important part of any project or managerial operations. No matter what stage the project is, there is always some meeting related to that. Unfortunately meetings are considered, especially by junior level resources, as some additional activity with no real value or output and just waste of time. One of the reasons for...


Best Teacher

The Best Teacher

Working with your preferred kind of Line Manager or Customer is, most often, not your choice. To survive and grow professionally, you have to learn to work with every kind of personality. You might be familiar with the phrase; “No Pain, No Gain’. It is applicable in this discussion as well. The best teacher is...


Excuse

List of Formal Excuses

During early years of a professional career, I was working with a small product-based company. The company had a reasonably good number of clients but was always short of resources. Generally delivery timelines communicated to the clients were estimated by resources used to be based on the best case scenarios and always on a critical...


Multi Tasking

Resources Working on Multiple Projects

It is very common, especially in the Software Development Industry, for the resources to be engaged on multiple projects. This tendency increases as the level and experience of resources increases. So, the debate always has been whether it is a good practice to engage resources on multiple projects simultaneously? In my opinion, it is a definite...


Bus

A Critical Review of “BRT Project Audit Report” by OGMC

What is expected, when Project Level Risks mentioned by the Sponsor itself get ignored? What kind of final results will be achieved when Detail Engineering Design (DED) of the project is not given appropriate time? What happens, when everything is cut down and set unrealistic targets to meet only political goals? What happens, when made Financial Irregularities and...