Newsletter – Nov 2015

 
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Newsletter - Nov 2015
PM Essence Are you Creative? I Bet you Are                                                                                                                                 - Reena Dayal Yadav I ponder on the question I just asked in the title of this article and despite knowing that a question is probably not the best way to start an article, I still do so. Why? Well because most of what I end up writing is an answer to a question that I either asked m...
Nov_PMArticle_A4_2015

Nov_PMArticle_A4_2015

Newsletter - Nov 2015
PM Essence Implementing Project Management Metrics: Hope for the Best but Plan for the Worst                                                                                                                              - Harold Kerzner, Ph.D With the growth in Project Management metrics, KPIs and dashboard reporting systems, companies are improving their success to failure ratios on projects and strategic initiatives. But even though the path looks bright, ...
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Nov_PMArticle_A2_2015

Newsletter - Nov 2015
PM Essence Crafting a Career                                                                                              - Pavan Soni  Securing a job is one thing and shaping a career is quite another. In the modern times, which are mired by rapidity of change, increased life-expectancy and an ever shortening attention span, one needs to acknowledge that we need to prepare ourselves for a long haul. This also means that we need to stick to some simple heurist...
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Nov_LSPM_2015

Newsletter - Nov 2015
PM Essence Q. This term refers to a person interacting with their phone or other device rather than interacting with human being A. Phubbing is a term created by the combination of the words phone and snubbing. It refers to a person interactiing with their phone (or other device) rather than interacting with a human being. The use of this, and other terms around mobile device use, showcases a growing issue with different kinds of technology, including the delicate balance of sharing time and attention when facing two very different interactions at the same time.   [Source - Internet] The Lighter Side of PM
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Newsletter - Nov 2015
PM Essence How to Delight your Customers                                                                                                                                - Palash Gupta Myth of Customer Delight  Customer is King and we exist because of Customers! This statement is 100% True but it is always Mysterious & Challenging to formulate an offering which generates Customer Delight. Simplistically one can suggest to prioritize customer req...
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Nov_ChapterNews_2015

Newsletter - Nov 2015
PM Essence Chapter News                                                                                    - Capt. L. N. Prasad, PMI Bangalore India Chapter   PM Footprints: A PM Footprints session was held on 8th October 2015. Mr. Babu Patil, Chief Manager, Continental Automotive Systems (India) Pvt. Ltd., spoke on the subject cross competency dependencies in Product Development. The speaker brought out how project delays and failures occur due to failures in interfaces. He also gave several methods to improve the interfaces. Nearly thirty members att...
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Newsletter - Nov 2015
PM Essence Editor’s Note Dear Friends, Greetings from PMI Bangalore India Chapter!   Sample these conversations you hear very often in your work place. “The software has been tested and verified to be 100% defect free”. “Trust me, Mr X has a great Project Management expertise and is the right person to lead this project”. “We are confident that the event will perfectly run as per plan and we will not have any issues”. And you may have got surprised at times to see the things, what you finally saw did not synchronize with what you were told you are going to see. You trusted the statement but probably didn't verify it. The concept of "trust but verify" sounds like an oxymoron. It comes from a rhyming Russian proverb, "doveryai no proveryai" and wa