Evolution of ‘project success criteria’

During one of my training programs, a project manager said ' I am not getting acceptance for my project. What should I do get the acceptance?'. That was a difficult question to answer, considering the fact that I did not know much about his project. Still I wanted to give it a try, and I …

7 steps to define good project requirements?

Identify the project's stakeholders Classify them into groups of; High power - high interest High power - low interest Low power - low interest Low power - high interest Collect the detailed requirements from the relevant stakeholders through; Interviews Questionnaires Brainstorming Requirements development workshops Benchmark with similar projects / products Analyze the requirements Define requirements …

Quality of education

I found this discussion on quality of education at XIME very useful, hence sharing it. https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=2140358979607518&id=1700549466887524

Careers in demand – 2019

I found this blog post very useful, hence sharing it here. https://whenwomeninspire.com/2018/12/13/high-demand-careers/

Climate Change and India

A classical case for explaining enterprise environmental factors and their impact on projects. https://wp.me/p54MZb-1wN

Architectural comparison of TCM and PMBOK

Architecture refers 'carefully designed structure of something', and here it is about the Total Cost Management (TCM) framework. As the name suggests, the focus of TCM framework is cost management of projects and the deliverable of projects (assets). There lies the fundamental difference between the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) by PMI, USA and …

How to define project goals – 10 questions one should answer

Whether it is about starting a new blog or building a new airport, before starting the project one has to get convinced about the business case and the viability of the project. Projects fail at the beginning, not at the end. Filtering out the best before investment is the key to avoid failures. Before starting …

Developing (Cultural) Empathy | mathias sager – School & Advisory

https://mathias-sager.com/2019/02/28/developing-cultural-empathy/

Project management essentials

Define the goal Collect requirements Define scope Develop product breakdown structure Develop work breakdown structure Develop project strategy Estimate the work packages Determine budget Decompose the work Packages into activities Develop activity sequences Estimate activity effort and durations Perform bottom up estimation Optimise budgets Develop schedule Allocate resources Execute Change management Monitor and control Close …

Application of theory U, in agile coaching

Right now I am in the middle of a consulting assignment of transitioning a large team from ‘scrum buts’ to right scrum. When I say right scrum, I refer to the scrum guide by Ken Schwaber and Jeff Sutherland which can be downloaded from Scrum.org This team from a very large multi national product company …