Newsletter – Feb 2016

 
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Newsletter - Feb 2016
PM Essence Three questions every program manager must ask                                                                                                                         - Tathagat Varma   Suppose you are the new program manager assigned to a program. How would you go about finding your way inside the complex maze of a program, its stakeholders, sponsors, component teams and various vendors? If the program is yet to commence, you might be able to get i...
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Newsletter - Feb 2016
PM Essence Being Agile Vs Following Agile                                                                                                                         - Naveen Kumar Singh   I see some of the interesting discussion about agile especially by so called Agile Guardian and few examples are listed below:- • How to estimate project in Agile way? • How to do resource planning in Agile? • We are following Agile Project Management but facing s
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PM Essence Product Spending and Implied Strategy                                                                                                                                - Rich Mironov We make day-by-day or story-by-story prioritization choices without noticing the cumulative impact of those choicesbut they add up. Seemingly small transactions can lean all in the same direction. For instance:   • Sales teams who lobby the product team for o
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Newsletter - Feb 2016
PM Essence Lessons Learned in Project Management                                                                                              - Sunand Sharma, PMP  In Project Management we rarely seem to apply ‘Lessons Learned’. Lessons learned (both good and bad) can possibly be the most powerful Project Management tool available.    When and how to capture lessons learned We should not wait until the end of a project to determine the Lessons Learned. The danger of parking the identify, capture and analyze phases of &nb
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Newsletter - Feb 2016
PM Essence Q. This technique is used typically in a process or product development/improvement process (such as DMAIC)  to understand a system and understand how one part effects the others. .  A.  Future Reality trees are used to map out and understand a system and how one part effects the others. This is one of the thinking skills taught by Eliyahu Goldratt in his book "It's Not Luck". This Future Reality logic tree represents the desired reality to move to –how  the system should look like to operate as per the expectation. This tool helps to gain more insight into the system of causes and effects that must be created in order to create the desired reality. First the desired objectives at the top of a page are written the the inject
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PM Essence A Dilemma called Work-Life Balance                                                                                                                       -Alok Srivastava The latest buzz in the corporate world these days is Work-Life balance. Sweden known for its massages, meatballs and IKEA is one of the first countries to implement a 30 hour working week so as to improve productivity and better employee morale. A 40 hour work week for a full-time employee has been ...
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Newsletter - Feb 2016
PM Essence Chapter News                                                                                    - Capt. L. N. Prasad, PMI Bangalore India Chapter PM Footprints:     In the month of  January 2016  two PM Footprints sessions were held . On  14th  January 2016 , Mr. Sanjay Mishra  operations leader ERP  from  GE Power  spoke on the topic "Delivering a Complex Global Program in an Uncertain world. "   On 28th  January 2016.   Mr. Muralidhar Deshpande Assistant Professor Xavier Institute &nbs...
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Newsletter - Feb 2016
PM Essence Chapter News                                                                                    - Capt. L. N. Prasad, PMI Bangalore India Chapter PM Footprints:     In the month of  January 2016  two PM Footprints sessions were held . On  14th  January 2016 , Mr. Sanjay Mishra  operations leader ERP  from  GE Power  spoke on the topic "Delivering a Complex Global Program in an Uncertain world. "   On 28th  January 2016.   Mr. Muralidhar Deshpande Assistant Professor Xavier Institute &nbs...
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Newsletter - Feb 2016
PM Essence Editor’s Note Dear Friends, Greetings from PMI Bangalore India Chapter! Many of Project/ Product Managers like us nurture the dream of starting something on our own, where we can plough back the business, technical and financial knowledge acquired by us during the course of our career.  The dream to break free from working in some ‘other’ company to setup a “Startup” of our own and steer it in a way we would like, can provide a great sense of pride for us. To be in control of our Startup, that produces the desired business results, by delivering ‘value’ to our customers and stakeholders, can soak us with a strong sense of fulfilment.    If you are the one who want to live this dream, then it must be your  moment of cheer