Construction project management on the other hand refers to managing projects in the area of the construction industry. As a project manager, a person is expected to handle the various processes involved in construction project management. Because the role is quite specific, project managers can perform better if he enrolls in various construction project management courses.
The internet has made it easier to get an online…Continue
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Are you struggling to answer this question? You might as well look at the publicly available statistics for the reasons e.g. CHAOS report published by Standish Group, says 31% of projects got cancelled before completion & 52% of projects cost shoot up to 180+% of their…Continue
Picture the scene: you’re a manager for a web agency. You’re sitting in a meeting with your boss, describing two new potential projects. The projects will bring in the same amount in revenue, but you can only take on one with your current team. How do you decide which one? While there may be other considerations, knowing the cost of each project will help you make a better decision.
How do you figure out the cost of a project? In…Continue
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Understanding the total cost of IT is all about understanding the cost and business impact of new and existing IT investments. Business leaders want to see how IT investments link to business strategy and want to know which investments lower costs and have a higher impact. Strategic alignment, value measurements and prioritization helps company’s make good investment decisions. Don’t waste your money on expensive software! This toolkit gives you everything you need…Continue
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by Kevin Thompson, PhD
Experienced project managers, trained in the formal practice of project management, can be forgiven for feeling that they have entered the Twilight Zone on first encountering Scrum. While Scrum is a “process framework,” optimized for managing software projects, almost nothing about it seems familiar to someone with a PMP certification. And yet, if Scrum is about project management, its concepts should make sense to “classic” project managers. How can we…Continue
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by Crystal Lee, PMP, CSM
If so, you’re not alone. It seems like everyone in the software development community is buzzing about Scrum. In this article, we will present basic principles and remove some of the mystery around Scrum, compare Scrum with current Project Management practices, and go over some tips if you are thinking of using Scrum for the first time.
Despite the recent buzz,…Continue
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As we added more features to BootStrapToday, we started facing issues of performance. Page access was getting progressively slower. Recently we analyzed page performance using excellent Django Debug Toolbar and discovered that in worst there were more than 500 database calls in a page. Obviously that was making page display slow. After looking at various calls, analyzing the code and making changes, we were able to bring it down to about 80 calls and dramatically improving the performance. …Continue
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BootstrapToday - a Project Management solution with an uncomplicated and practical approach to managing projects. The solution is developed by Sensible Softwares and already bootstrapping projects in more than 200 companies across the globe. BootStrapToday has given a good thought at the project management processes in various Software companies and brings some interesting…Continue
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The management has to organize the project activities in an appropriate way. The projects can either belong to different organizational unities, or be assembled in one single project office. The organizational connection can be of a project, line or matrix organization.
The management must create an infrastructure to support…
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In the autumn of 2007 KPMG, the global network of professional firms providing audit, tax and advisory services, performed an inquiry among 96 Swedish companies with ongoing project activities, and observed that most of them failed in their projects.
Jim Beutler at 3p International investigated some less successful projects a bit further and observed, as KPMG, that failed projects principally are the result of “idleness”, i.e. the projects and project members don’t get enough…Continue
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