Tag - Project Management

PM

Working under the wings of Project Manager

Any Organization, with a vision for excellence, will have a reasonable number of resources in their PMO Department that includes Project Coordinators. As a Project Manager, it is always good to have a Project Coordinator. The Project Coordinators not only provides the Project Manager with much more control over the proceedings but also flexibility and...


Critical Path

The Critical Path

“Why so Critical?” During the early part of my career, I still remember facing one question very frequently during the interviews: “What is a Critical Path?”. Generally the response used to be that Critical Path is the shortest time to complete the project. The discussion never went beyond the basic definition of Critical Path. In reality, the...


Stage

At What Stage the Projects Fail?

Lesson Learned is a process that provides an opportunity to learn about both positive and negative aspects about any project. Generally the main focus point in this document is the reasons behind the project failure (if that is the case). The main cause of failure is often clearly identified but one thing that is very...


Lesson Learned

What if a Project Ends on Time?

Throughout my career, one question I have been asked many times, especially in interviews, that what will you do if an activity is late as per actual plan? To which I often respond that it is rare for projects not to face any delays and the question should be that “What will you do if...


Agile Practitioner Key Notes

“Agile Practitioner Key Notes” is on sale now

OGMC Publications' new book, “Agile Practitioner Key Notes” is on sale now “This book is the shortest way for the students and professionals who wants to enhance their knowledge, skills and expertise on the Agile transition, Agile culture and Agile handling of projects. This book not only aims to provide quick career boost in a lesser...


Lesson Learned from one of my successful Project

“Journey through a Master Piece”  I have been a lucky enough as a project manager to be involved in over 100 projects during my career and I would like to share few important lesson learnt from one of my most successfully completed project. Project Dimensions This project was a large scale, public sector project having worth of over...


Don’t the Project Managers do anything?

Once I was interviewing a candidate for an entry-level job for the role of Project Coordinator. The candidate had just graduated from university a few days back and had no professional work experience under his belt. I asked the candidate that why he wanted to choose this line and wanted to join the PMO department?...


“Beyond Agile Boundaries” is on sale now

OGMC Publishing's new book, “Beyond Agile Boundaries” is on sale now  “Agile methodologies are newly evolved type of project management which requires close coordination of team members as well as that of the stakeholders and for that concepts of daily meetings and collocated teams is promoted but with advancements in technology, it is getting very common...


The Incredible Manager

Citius, Altius, Fortius Faster, Higher, Stronger; these are the qualities required from any individual who wants to excel beyond the common trough and to become incredible character with superhuman stamina and durability. As I have discussed in my other article, “Big Love – The Lucky Guy with 4 Wives”, that the Project Manager has responsibilities and pressures from multiple...


Managing the 4 Wives

In my other article, “Big Love – The Lucky Guy with 4 Wives”, I discussed that Project Manager role generally seems to people so intruding just like a person having 4 wives. Also this article enlightened on the challenges and sacrifices a Project Manager has to bear in order to manage the 4 wives (Customer,...