Working on a technical project with individuals who have a far better grasp with the technology than yourself, but lack communication skill is tough! Working with individuals who are very bright and have an attitude to go with is even worse!
In university, I was fortunate to work with individuals who were almost the same level as myself when it comes to technical compitance. Heck it was great when I was done my part of the project early and I would take over some of their…Continue
Maybe you have seen the TV show titled “Undercover Boss.” If not, let me give you a little background. The concept is that CEO’s of major corporations, sitting behind their big desks, seeing the world thru spreadsheets and Powerpoint presentations, have lost touch with the working person. So the CEO goes undercover in his/her own company as an entry level employee working with other people from the company.
Inevitably, the CEO learns that the employees are real people with…Continue
Added by Doug Boebinger, PMP on January 31, 2011 at 4:06pm — No Comments
WorkBook Software A/S (Denmark)
And 360 Visibility announce strategy partnership and
founding of 360 WorkBook North America
Copenhagen (January) 2011 – WorkBook Software A/S and 360 Visibility Inc. today
announced their partnership covering distribution and sales of WorkBook project
Management for professional services to the North American market.
As of January 360 Visibility Inc. has been granted…Continue
Added by Henrik Skov Pedersen on January 31, 2011 at 6:04am — No Comments
“Dan, why is this project going to be late?”
I tried to explain.
“That’s not good enough Dan. I want you to call your client, read this section of the contract to them, tell them this is what we are doing, and then get this project closed!”
“But you don’t understand Carol,” I protested.
“You don’t understand Dan. You have a responsibility to close projects. And I have a responsibility to make sure you close projects.”
“What about the client?” I asked. …Continue
Added by Cornelius Fichtner on January 28, 2011 at 8:06am — No Comments
Business Management is a simple title for a huge references, meanings, tasks and specifications.
My intention from business management blog is to enhance the knowledge and skill in our workplace.
I would like from every one who is interested in this kind of studies and field of work to share us his views, whether it is for corporate management, project management, or HR management.
Added by Qasim Eisa on January 26, 2011 at 4:21pm — No Comments
Project management according to PMI is the application of knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to project tasks to meet the project requirements. It is made up of a set of activities which can be grouped in five areas:
Different applications can be used to help to carry out the activities above and they are…Continue
Just like in your home, keeping your shared project management system orderly and…Continue
The To-Complete-Performance-Index (TCPI) allows a projection of the anticipated performance required to achieve a goal. As a simple example: You are driving in your car to a friends house. You promised that you would arrive at 3pm. It is now 2:15pm and you have 30 miles to go. Your TCPI is the speed that you need to drive in order to arrive on time. (This is obviously not a perfect example for the TCPI, but it gets the point across: The TCPI defines the performance required in order to…Continue
Added by Cornelius Fichtner on January 24, 2011 at 9:08am — No Comments
The following PMP® exam sample question is taken from http://www.free-pm-exam-questions.com - The answer is at the bottom:
Which of these is not an example of a project?
A) Your friend’s wedding
B) Cleaning the office every day
C) Shopping at the store during a sale
D) Building a bridge
Added by Cornelius Fichtner on January 21, 2011 at 2:50am — No Comments
1. 30 Second Rule: A judgment has…Continue
Added by Bernardo Tirado, PMP on January 20, 2011 at 9:23pm — No Comments
"Basecamp on ANY mobile device? We’re talking Android, Windows 7, iPhone, or iPad?
Well I’m proud to announce that the first (and in my opinion) best, mobile Basecamp solution has been announced. Developed by BryteSoftware, Kompass for Basecamp, is an elegant mobile solution to accessing your basecamp account on the go. Now you can manage all of your projects, no matter where you are, on virtually any device, using their…Continue
Added by Joe Restivo on January 20, 2011 at 3:42pm — No Comments
I was having a stressful day. My project portfolio was bulging, my calendar was full, and the team was looking to me for direction. I had task lists for this project and for that project and for the projects over there. I was beginning to feel overwhelmed. I needed some help with my tasks. But where do I begin? How do I get someone up to speed quickly and then turn the tasks over to them? Could they do a good job with these tasks?
I wanted to do all of the tasks. I didn’t want…Continue
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
Added by ken on January 18, 2011 at 5:57am — No Comments
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Let us take the campus to the Corporates
We have seen that, the boom in IT outsourcing saw a boom in increasing number of corporates visit the campuses in the last few years.However with the recession and the downturn refusing to take an upturn in USA and the west, the drying up of the campus programmes was the natural result.
We are noticing that the few campus programmes, that are still there, are going to the colleges with clout amongst the…
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