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May 2013 Blog Posts (13)

Asana - what has been forgotten to implement for $40 million

It's always interesting to discuss about products, which have all the luck of popularity among users and trust from investors - this clearly says about the quality.

Sure, along with numerous good points Asana has some disadvantages, and some of them are important.

The first problem relates to invisibility of issues' structure and it doesn't allow…

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Added by Sam Chera on May 31, 2013 at 1:58pm — No Comments

Free PMP Exam Sample Question

The following PMP® exam sample question is taken from the Free PMP Exam Simulator:



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What is risk tolerance?



A) Risks created by tolerating customer behavior.

B) Willingness to accept varying degrees of risk.

C) Risks created by zero tolerance.

D) Being tolerant if stakeholders are willing to accept risks.



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Hint: Look for the “least strange”…

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Added by Cornelius Fichtner on May 28, 2013 at 8:25pm — No Comments

How much financial knowledge do Project Managers need?

I attended a training seminar the other day on finance and accounting for non financial managers. It was an interesting training course. If you consider the constraints within which project managers must work to, one is financial. The last time I studied anything remotely close was accounting 101 during the first year of my under graduate degree some 17 years…

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Added by Shoaib Ahmed on May 26, 2013 at 10:26pm — 1 Comment

Free PMP Exam Sample Question

The following PMP® exam sample question is taken from the Free PMP Exam Simulator:



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Tim is working on an electronic manufacturing project. In his project he wants to establish a warranty for some of the precision parts he is buying. What risk response strategy is he using?



A) Mitigate

B) Avoid

C) Accept

D) Transfer



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Hint: Tim is shifting the negative impact of the…

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Added by Cornelius Fichtner on May 21, 2013 at 8:05pm — No Comments

Carbon Tax - Will it work?

No matter whether global warming is real or not, we cannot sustain the current environmental damage that we as mankind are creating.



If we put forward a business proposal for a plan that involved vast investment and exploitation of a finite and non renewal-able source we would never get the project off the ground.…

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Added by Adrian Lamond on May 20, 2013 at 3:25am — No Comments

Download the Short Guide to Becoming a PMP

The Short Guide to Becoming a PMP by Cornelius Fichtner, PMP, is now available for download.



For project managers who are preparing to take the challenging PMP exam, here's a little help to get you started. The Short Guide to Becoming a PMP is a FREE e-book designed to help you prepare for and pass the exam with flying colors.



Written by noted PMP, Cornelius Fichtner, the e-book is…
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Added by Cornelius Fichtner on May 19, 2013 at 7:47pm — No Comments

5 things to do when projects go wrong

Anyone spending a decent amount of time in project management field will sometimes have projects from time to time that experience significant difficulties. For all the planning, it is never possible to predict all the eventualities and therefore foreseeing all risks. Projects are by nature more risky than other business activities. It is always useful to…

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Added by Shoaib Ahmed on May 18, 2013 at 12:29am — No Comments

What responsibility do outsourcing organisations bear?

I have taken a bit of time mulling over this post. I was born inBangladesh, but have been an expat for most of my life. As I looked on in horror at the calamitous scenes from the garment factory collapse…

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Added by Shoaib Ahmed on May 15, 2013 at 8:18am — No Comments

Free PMP Exam Sample Question

The following PMP® exam sample question is taken from the Free PMP Exam Simulator:



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You developed alternative schedules based on the best-case and worst-case scenarios in your project. You want to keep these alternative schedules stored in your project, in case of changes in project resources. Where would you store alternative schedules?



a) Schedule Baseline

b) Schedule Data

c) Project Documents

d) Project scope…

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Added by Cornelius Fichtner on May 14, 2013 at 10:17am — No Comments

askcow - project management tool of new generation

Meet askcow - cutting-edge groupware for agile management

If someone would try to count existing project management services, he would hardly finish this task in an hour. But only few of listed services are good enough and up-to-date - technology develops very fast, and a product, which was perfect few years ago now becomes obsolete. …

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Added by Sam Chera on May 8, 2013 at 9:18am — No Comments

Free PMP Exam Sample Question

The following PMP® exam sample question is taken from the Free PMP Exam Simulator:



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On a project, several risk response strategies may be used to effectively manage project risks. The strategy or mix of strategies should be determined when planning for risk responses. Which of the following statements best describes an Accept risk response strategy for negative risks or threats?



A) Adopting less complex processes

B) Purchasing…

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Added by Cornelius Fichtner on May 8, 2013 at 1:01am — No Comments

May 2013 Promo

Hi All,



Due to insistent customers’ demand, we’re extending the bundle promo until this month of May. We are giving you an additional 20 days access to The PM Exam Simulator PLUS $10 more discount! That is if you purchase The PM PrepCast & The PM Exam Simulator Bundle.



In buying the bundle you already receive an INSTANT 15% discount, PMP exam preparation video trainings with The PM PrepCast and a 90-day access to the PM Exam Simulator.



But for a limited time…

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Added by Cornelius Fichtner on May 6, 2013 at 8:28pm — No Comments

Free PMP Exam Sample Question

The following PMP® exam sample question is taken from the Free PMP Exam Simulator:



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You are currently managing a team of five auditors. You are conducting an IT audit project for a customer on their premises. Due to technical reasons you and your team cannot use their business email accounts during the project. You decide that you and your team will use Blahoo web mail in order to communicate with each other. The use of the Blahoo web mail is…

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Added by Cornelius Fichtner on May 1, 2013 at 2:15am — No Comments

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