Month: June 2017

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Why does the risk management matter?

Why does the risk management matter? The last thing that any project will want to face is risks. Projects are designed to take advantage of resources and opportunities and with these, come uncertainty, challenges and risk. Hence Risk Management becomes a

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The triple constraint in Project Management

The triple constraint in Project Management They are the key attributes that must be handled effectively for successful completion and closure of any project. These constraints are: TIME…..COST…..SCOPE If we consider the below scenario: (Note X, Y & Z are

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PM assessment David Urbano

PM Asessment

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