PM Essence
Chapter News

– Capt. L. N. Prasad
feb2014 chapnews PM Footprints session: During the month of January two PM Footprints sessions were held. On 2nd January, Mr.Anand Murthy Raj, Project Manager/Scrum Master, HP, Bangalore spoke on the topic of “Common Mistakes by Agile teams”. He shared his experience in adopting ‘Agile’ techniques and some ‘lessons learnt’ during project implementation in his organization.   

On 16th January, Mr. Niladri Choudhury, Expert Consultant and Trainer in Portfolio, Program and Project Management spoke on the topic of “Key Insights into Project Portfolio Management (PPM)”. The talk gave a nice overview of Project Portfolio Management (PPM) and how some of the key concepts of PPM can be used to analyse and collectively manage a group of current or proposed projects.

Both the topics generated a lot of interest and discussion among the participants. 

feb2014 chapnews
IEEE CONECCT 2014 – On 7th January the chapter put up a stall at the IEEE CONECCT 2014 exhibition and conference held at J. N. Tata Auditorium at Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. The Chapter Stall was able to generate lot of interest about PMI and its activities among Students and other participants of the conference. It may be recalled that PMI Bangalore Chapter and IEEE Bangalore Section have agreed for joint cooperation and development of professional activities.

Vidyadeepa (Light for Education) Project: The Vidyadeepa Project is a joint initiative of both the Chapter and Rotary Club west. Aimed at distributing around LED Lamps and eTeaching Aids to around 100 schools around Bangalore, this has made a considerable progress and by the end of January 2014 nearly 800 kits has been distributed.