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Manisha Kumari

Manisha Kumari

More than 10 year’s experience in customer service positions. Successful in airline day-to-day operations, building diverse relationships, team leader, training, mentoring. Motivating dynamic and culturally diverse professionals, in high stress, fast paced environments. Experienced handling airline disruptions in cancellations, diversions, delays, emergencies, inclement weather, on all levels within. Administrative, and operationally oriented in coordinating the …

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James Hennessey – Profile

James Hennessey – Profile

A little about me. Most mornings I would get up at 5:30 am to do a 45min F45 HIT class, though since I’ve had surgery on my back this has stopped. I now wake up at the same time and either go for a cycle, watch Family Guy episodes or drink coffee and stare at whatever …

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Kiran Singh

Kiran Singh

I am Kiran Singh I am busy making a road map for my  career in IT. There are many takes and overtakes in the busy traffic of Microsoft, Chrome, Clouds Apple, and Google. The scenarios are many user stories and mapping are plenty. IT outcomes are up and running on Google way.In this vibrant scene of …

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IPhone X Face Recognition and the sensitivity of the biometric data

IPhone X Face Recognition and the sensitivity of the biometric data

What is iPhone face recognition? The upcoming iPhone X will use Face ID, technology that unlocks your iPhone X by using infrared and visible light scans to uniquely identify your face. What is Face ID? Face ID a form of biometric authentication. Rather than a password (something you know) or a security dongle or authentication app (something you …

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Why Negotiations Fail?

Why Negotiations Fail?

Mismanagement of expectations Imagine going to a pizza shop and then being told it only serves sushi; disappointment is likely. The same goes for negotiations. If expectations aren’t managed properly, disappointment or frustration may ensue from a misalignment of expectations and reality, and may result in a less-than-ideal outcome for one or all parties. Properly …

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Risk Management Failure – Why does it happen?

Risk Management Failure – Why does it happen?

  Big projects more often fail because of poor evaluation than poor execution. But many organizations focus on improving only the latter. As a result, they don’t identify the projects that pose the greatest risks of delay, budget overruns, missed market opportunities or, sometimes, irreparable damage to the company and careers, until it’s too late. …

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Task estimation for pert charts:

Task estimation for pert charts:

  It is an analysis techniques can be used when the individual task times estimates are fairly uncertain. Instead of putting a point estimate for the duration estimate PERT uses three times estimates. Optimistic Most likely Pessimistic Formula example: (optimistic time+4X most likely time+ Pessimistic time)/6 (8 workdays+4*10work days+24 work days)/6 =12 Days Where Optimistic …

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Downside of Agile

Downside of Agile

In case of some software deliverable, especially the large ones, it is difficult to assess the effort required at the beginning of the software development life cycle. There is lack of emphasis on necessary designing and documentation. The project can easily get taken off track if the customer representative is not clear what final outcome that …

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Planing for Contingencies

Planing for Contingencies

The goal of contingency plan are to establish a communication systems, create recovery/ respond threshold and define the roles and responsibilities of the employees in case of a disaster. We have all seen that unplanned events could occur  with little e or no warning and bring business operation to a halt as was recently the case …

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Agile Estimations – How to?

Agile Estimations – How to?

Planning Poker or Scrum Poker. Estimating a project, in terms of cost and time is always a difficult task for all project managers.  A project manager who have completed a similar project, the estimation would be much easier than a fresh project manager who doesn’t have e a  previous domain experience. In Agile the solution …

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Contingency Planning and Management – I should have known better

Contingency Planning and Management – I should have known better

Contingency Planning in IT projects  Unexpected and unforeseen issues do happen in all projects.  To manage the  negative impacts,  Project Managers plan a contingency arrangement to complete the project on time and within the budget. Why do we need a contingency plan.  To finish a project on schedule and within budget To avoid unnecessary pressure …

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