Newsletter – August 2016

 
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Newsletter - August 2016
PM Essence  Volunteer Development Program - Discovery Village, Kanakapura Road On June 4th close to 30 volunteers, from the PMI Bangalore India Chapter, took part in an outbound volunteer development program. From the very beginning of confirming the participants to coordinating the travel, everything was planned and communicated meticulously. This was one of the first out bound development programs being conducted by the Bangalore Chapter. The program was kick started by the Chapter President Vijay Paul and he introduced the trainer in charge of the program from “Boundless Initiatve” headed by Col. HT. Jagadish and Col. Ravi Raj Patil.   They explained the program guidelines and the schedule for the day. It's started with introductions and each of the v
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Newsletter - August 2016
PM Essence The Way We Solve Problems - Creative vs Methodological                                                                                           - Navneet Bhushan How do we solve problems? First, we acknowledge something to be a problem only when it becomes a pain in the, well, neck. Unless, it becomes a monster hitting us where it really hurts - we don't look at it at all. May be because we have been told to "Stop Worrying Be Happy", we forget about any active problem hunting. Here in lies the first danger - Stop Worrying doesn't im...
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Newsletter - August 2016
PM Essence The Joy of Volunteering!                                -  Venkatraman Lakshminarayanan “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others” - Mahatma Gandhi   Doing something good for self and for others is the hallmark of volunteering. The recent floods at Chennai reaffirmed my faith in the power of volunteering when thousands of volunteers from all parts of the state came out to the flooded streets to take care of their fellowmen. What they got in return is the goodwill and change of mindset about the youth of today, the adults of tomorrow.   Volunteering is not only needed in the time of crisis but also in all walks of life, at all
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Newsletter - August 2016
PM Essence PM Accomplishments   Soumen De, member of PMI Bangalore India Chapter, was invited to deliver a key note lecture at the at India Analytics Summit 2016 in Bangalore on July 26th, 2016. This event was organised by UNICOM.   He spoke on the topic on “Redefining your Business Strategy using Insights from Big Data Analytics” to the delegates who came from across the country to attend the event. During his presentation he discussed how data analytics can help to meet the ever evolving customer expectation which is often very different across regions making it more challenging to deliver the 'best' quality for each specific market. This session examined how the automotive big data analytics can enable companies to develop a business strategy that pro
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Newsletter - August 2016
PM Essence Editor’s Note Dear Friends, Greetings from PMI Bangalore India Chapter!   PMI Bangalore India Chapter recently concluded the 11th edition of Project Management Practitioners’ Conference (PMPC 2016). The focus of the Conference was "Enterprise Agility..." which resonated with the current mood of the industry. Once again the Conference was a smashing success with delegates and speakers saying nice words about how they enjoyed participating in the Conference. This Conference was managed as a project with detailed planning, risk analysis, cost management, contract management and stakeholders management among other things. One of the important stakeholders of the Conference were the team of volunteers who managed the entire project.  I myself, be
Members Corner Aug 2016

Members Corner Aug 2016

Newsletter - August 2016
PM Essence Members Corner                                                                                    - (PMI Bangalore India Chapter) Q. This is the technique used to analyse any business process with an intention toidentify improvement opportunities A. Business process modelling (BPM) in systems engineering is the activity of representing processes of an enterprise, so that the current process may be analysed or improved. BPM is typically performed by business analysts, w...
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Newsletter - August 2016
PM Essence PMPC 2016    Project Managers' Practioners' conference         Transformations on Priority   Padma Vibhushan Dr. M S Swaminathan, Founder and Emeritus Chairman, M S Swaminathan Research Foundation couldn't join us in person due to health issues but made sure he is not disappointing the audience and connected through Skype. He shared the challenges and achievements of the green revolution movement that he led. He also emphasized on focused approach to run long term transformation projects.   Smart City     Dr. Ravindra A, Chairman, The Smart Cities India Foundation delivered the keynote address and explained “The Smart Cities initiatives” by the Government of India. He added how Gove
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Newsletter - August 2016
PM Essence Chapter News                                                Capt. L. N. Prasad,                                                          (PMI Bangalore India Chapter) PMPC 2016 The prestigious event of this month was the Annual Project Management Practitioners' Conference. This was held at the NIMHANS convention centre from 14th to 16th July. The Conference was a...