Editor’s Note November 2019

Newsletter – November 2019
Editor's Note Dear Readers, The Pulwama Attack On 10th November, our Nation lost its 10th Chief Election Commissioner and a visionary leader Shri. T. N. Seshan. Mr. Seshan was an Indian Administrative Services (IAS) officer who had held several important positions in state government and central government. Mr. Seshan will be most remembered for comprehensive election reforms during his tenure as Chief Election Commissioner of India. PMI Bangalore India Chapter has very special memories of his address in its signature program Project Management Practitioners’ Conference (PMPC) in 2010. One of our board members, Shri P S Ravindranath, recalls some of the precious moments from his interaction with Mr. Seshan. “Shri T. N. Seshan was an assertive Program Manager who knew how to handle

Chapter News 2019

Newsletter – November 2019
Arun Malavalli E&C PM Footprints: E&C PM Footprints was held on 19th September 2019. Mr. Harish Bhatia spoke on "Blurring the Boundaries" and Mr. Balamurali Krishna D V, spoke on "Identify, Measure and Mitigate Structural Vibrations". PM Footprints: PM Footprints was held on 26th October 2019. Mr. Ramesh Pathak spoke on "Cloud Computing @ Enterprise – real-life use cases" and Mr. Jayaraj Narayana spoke on "How to evaluate project management efficiency?". One Day Workshop: One day workshop on "Project Management Concepts for Rotary" was held on 19th October 2019. PMP QUEST: 4 Days PMP Quest Training was held on 12th, 13th, 19th & 20th October 2019.  

PM Article 2019

Newsletter – November 2019
What kills “Innovation”? Bindu Bhatia MD & Founder of NeuCode Talent Academy, she has spent last 20 years in Leadership development, Coaching and driving talent & gender diversity agenda for multinational clients across industry sectors and geographies We can't see it, but we can definitely feel it and maybe unconsciously or consciously ignore it too! It's the "Undercurrent of Emotions" in a room full of people where we are expecting creative problem solving or innovation! Fear of being ridiculed, being wronged, of being rejected or judged - are few of the emotions that prevail in almost all crucial meetings. If you are a leader who wants to build a culture of innovation, here are 5 ways in which you can make it happen! 1. Make “FAILURE” a comfortable discussion: Have at-least one

PM Article Guest 2019

Newsletter – November 2019
The PMI Eric Jenett Project Management Excellence Award Tanish Mathur Tanish Mathur is a PMI Bangalore Chapter Board member and has managed several portfolios. He also works as an AVP in HSBC. Tanish has two copyrights to his name in the space of Innovation & Decision Making and has keen interest in emerging technologies like Blockchain. It's a matter of great pride for us that our President of the PMI Bangalore India Chapter, Lt Col L Shri Harsha, Retd, PgMP , PMP , has been honored with a PMI global award, the 2019 Eric Jenett Project Management Award at the North America Leadership Meeting and Conference of Project Management Institute, in Philadelphia on 05 October 2019. He is the 3rd professional from India to receive this award. The PMI Eric Jenett Project Management Excellence ...

PM Article

Newsletter – November 2019
PMO: Smooth Disruption through Change Management Uma H L With more than 28 years in the IT industry and an alumnus of UVCE, Uma has rich experience across organizations like IBM India, PCL Mindware and TCS. As a program and portfolio manager with IBM India, Uma has delivered multiple programs apart from driving various project management and lean initiatives. Uma has been recognized with "Eminence and Excellence" award multiple times. Uma is currently a portfolio management consultant with SABCONS. From the age of Darwin, it has been proven that only those who can transform themselves by embracing disruptions around them, survive: be it human beings or organizations. Digital transformation, rapidly changing business environment, tight budgets plus the need to deliver value are all driving...

PM Tips

Newsletter – November 2019
1. Know your customer As a best project management practice, project managers should familiarize themselves about their customer. Basic knowledge of customers industry, domain and market position will help the project managers to understand the projet objectives better and communicate the same to the team. Project manager should have continuous and open communication channel with customers to keep them aligned with changes in business priorities and make changes as needed to project characteristics. Project managers also should make sure that they are making adjustments to project characteristics in line with agreed processes and procedures. 2. Use Lessons Learnt repository for new projects kick off  During kick off for new project, most of the activities are standardized. It is also ...

PM Member’s Corner

Newsletter – November 2019
We welcome all new members and thank members who have renewed their membership in October 2019. Members completing their Anniversaries in October 2019 Total of 175 chapter members completed their anniversaries in October 2019. We from the chapter would like to thank them all for being with us through thick and thin and support us for these long years. Some of the notable long terms (10 years and above) are given below. 20 Years (Since October 1999)• Mr. Murali Santhanam 14 Years (Since October 2005)• Mr. M S Hiremath 13 Years (Since October 2006)• Mr. Keshavachandra K Chilkunda 12 Years (Since October 2007)• Mr. Thimmayya K Madapa• Mr. Winston Raja G 10 Years (Since October 2009)• Mr. Harisimha Sankarbandi• Mr. Visvanathan Thanigai Nathan• Mr. Srikanth P V• Mr. Nagesh Ramamurthy• Mr. Vija

PM Quiz

Newsletter – November 2019
Questions: When do you apply change control to a deliverable? What is meant by Basis of Estimates? How can you characterize dependencies? Name the WBS component used for project cost accounting. Manage Quality process uses the data and results from ________? Answers: Once the first version of the deliverable has been completed. Basis of Estimates indicates how various estimates were derived and helps to decide variance responses. Dependencies can be characterized by Mandatory, Discretionary, External and Internal. Control Account. The Control Quality process.  
PM Openspace

PM Openspace

August 2018
PM Open Space is the initiative and brain child of PM Practitioners started in 2016 by PMI Bangalore Chapter with collaboration, sponsorship and active involvement from like-minded corporates – ABB, HPE, Huawei Technologies India and SAP Labs India, in which, proven achievers share their success story and details of contributing factors in addition to detailing accomplishments working in Global markets. UST Global has come on board as a supporting organization in Q4 2019 The speakers are drawn from innovators, history-makers and those in a position to take decisions which would blaze a golden trail in the corporate and societal world. These are actionable sessions led by practitioners from organizations that can share tangible best practices that we

PM Footprints 26th-October-2019

PM Footprints
PM Footprints 26th-October-2019 Speaker 1 Name Mr. Ramesh Pathak Designation Associate Director, CTO and Sr Technical Staff Member Company IBM India Pvt Ltd Speaker 2 Name Mr. Jayaraj Narayana Designation Technical Program Manager Company Intel Technologies India Pvt Ltd Date Saturday October 26th, 2019 Time 8:30 AM to 11:00 AM Venue Royal Orchid Central 47/1 Dickenson Road, Manipal Center Bangalore, Karnataka 560042 India. Presentation 1 Topic: Cloud Computing @ Enterprise - real-life use cases   by  Mr. Ramesh Pathak Associate Director, CTO and Sr Technical Staff Member IBM India Pvt Ltd Synopsis: Designing and architecting for cloud - Use of Kubernetes and Containers for Ent