Project Management Blogs

A Gist of Project Quality Management Historically, Project Management has evolved as a structured methodology within many industries since 1950s. During the initial era of project management, which was started by Henry Gantt and Henri Fayol the main focus was on resource allocation and WBS (work breakdown structure) as key components of project management (Martin Stevens, 2002). Eventually, in 1969, Project Management Institute (PMI) was formed who published the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) first
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I got the dream team for my project but they aren’t performing! Individuals have different specialization and are unique in some way from each other. However, when all the different individuals come together with a common goal, they can create miracles. Our creator with a great wisdom has created exclusivity in everyone so that we work together with these exceptional skills for the benefit of all.  When this mind-set is realized between groups of individuals,
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I thought PMP certification would make me a perfect project manager! Unfortunately, many professionals believe that only getting an industry certification like PMP, APMPQ or Prince 2 would make them in to a flawless project manager. But then realize that there is much more required to know the trade secrets of the job. In my viewpoint, a project manager must have a combination of hard skills and some critical soft skills. Hard skills like process
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Importance of Program Management Have you ever wondered about a project that was completed within the quality criteria, scope, time and cost but was not realized as beneficial to the organization?  The general mindset is that projects delivered under the set constraints are successful but these are not true success factors in terms of achieving optimum organizational value. Project’s entire focus rightly is on to complete deliverable ignoring most of the time external factors. Certain
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Risk Management for Projects Usually people get confuse between risk and issues, risks are potential threats which might or might not impact and issues are something which have already impacted. Hence, if risks are well managed, it can turn into opportunities and provide unexpected gains to the projects. Risk management is a common process in most projects. It is whereby the threats to a project are identified, assessed and controlled. By definition, a risk is
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