Newsletter – April 2020

Member Benefits:

Newsletter – April 2020
PMI membership includes many free resources that can help you power your career and earn valuable PDUs. 1000+ tools, templates and webinars 4 virtual events each year Discounts up to 30% off live events, online courses and popular books in the PMI Store Networking with project managers around the world Plus, PMI membership includes free access to these digital publications: PMBOK® Guide (available in 12 languages) 19 digital editions of the PMI Standards 57 digital editions of PMI-published books Happy Learning and earning PDUs!!! Feel free to revert for any further clarifications

Did You Know?

Newsletter – April 2020
With new developments pertaining to the COVID-19 pandemic making headlines every hour, PMI has designated Crisis Task Force that is continuously monitoring the situation and all the latest updates pertaining to PMI are being updated on our portal. Please do visit https://www.pmi.org/about/coronavirus-single-source-message for the latest updates and in case of any assistance, you could contact our Customer Care {https://www.pmi.org/about/contact } PMI compiled a variety of free resources, virtual events and even a sneak peek of new digital offerings to help you connect with the global community, build skills and prepare to advance in a post-COVID-19 world. The following e-learning courses are absolutely free of cost to all (anyone can access this by registering themselves on PMI portal) ...

PM Quiz April 2020

Newsletter – April 2020
Compiled by Himadri Sekhar Chowdhury Questions: Which interpersonal skill helps reduce misunderstanding and improves communication? What is scope creep? Why do milestones have zero duration? Which type of knowledge is very difficult to codify? What would you call the cost for evaluating, measuring and testing the deliverables of a project?   Answers: Active Listening. Uncontrolled expansion to a product or project scope without adjustments to time, cost and resources. As they represent a significant point or event. Tacit knowledge. Appraisal costs.

PM Member’s Corner April 2020

Newsletter – April 2020
We welcome all new members and thank members who have renewed their membership in March 2020. Members completing their Anniversaries in March 2020 A total number of 275 chapter members completed their anniversaries in the month of March 2020. 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.  16 Years (Since March 2004) Mr. Arun Nicodemus 14 Years (Since March 2006) Mr.  Srinivas Durvasula Mr. Sumatipal Kotangle Mr. Satish Narang CPA Mr. Raghavendra Deshpande Mr. Ravi K. Manepalli Mr. Jayaram G Bellur Mr. Anand Lokhande 13 Years (Since March 2007) Mr. Balakrishna Sarma 12 Years (Since March 2008) Mr. T Shyam Sundar Mr. Ravi B S 11 Years (

PM Article April 2020

Newsletter – April 2020
The Featured Project: Project Tiger Raju D Dhole, PMP Raju D Dhole has over 20+ years of experience in project management. He has keen interest in managing projects using Agile methods. He has rich experience in managing large muti geography projects. The Featured Project is a new addition to Essence from Jan 2020 edition. This section aims to introduce and celebrate excellence in project management from mega projects across the world. Moving away from buildings and bridges, we focus on an interesting project that ensured we didn't have to pick a new national animal. We are proud to cover Project Tiger, a project that was launched to save the tiger and its habitats. Significantly, Project Tiger is also listed in PMI's Most influential 100 project's list. Features: Project Tiger was launch...

PM Guest Article April 2020

Newsletter – April 2020
Wired to Lead Reshmi Sujesh Reshmi is currently working as IT Program Manager at Dell Technologies. She has 17 plus years' experience across companies including Tata Consultancy Services, Amlaki and Nelco Limited. As a project manager, Reshmi has several awards and recognitions to her credit. She is an active blogger and also writes stories for children. Follow Reshmi's blog posts at  https://everyonedoesprojects.com/articles “Nothing can dim the light that shines from within” said Maya Angelou, American poet, singer, memoirist and civil rights activist. For a project manager, every day is a new adventure; and if you are a woman the adventure only gets more exciting, considering the balancing you do at work and at home. When I look back at my career, I'm proud of the choices I've made, the

PM Guest Article April 2020

Newsletter – April 2020
Definition: Value Management 4.0, The Era of “New” Thinking Anirban Bhattacharyya Anirban Bhattacharyya is CEO of Amplo Global Inc. He has over 18 years of experience in strategy, research and development, and implementation in physical and digital operations manufacturing, supply chain process improvement, and process automation services. He holds a Bachelor 's degree in engineering from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science, India, and an M.B.A. in strategy and marketing from Duke University 's Fuqua School of Business. Industry 4.0 re-imagines the automation of third-generation digital systems to create additional value. While automation remains central to enterprises, today the focus is on the interconnectedness between physical systems and digital assets, improving customer ex

Chapter News April 2020

Newsletter – April 2020
Arun Malavalli PM Footprints: Women's Day Special PM Footprints was held on 14th March 2020. Ms. Kanakalata N spoke on "Method Behind the Madness – Experiences Executing AI Projects" and Ms. Asha Ramesh spoke on "EQ (Emotional Quotient) – The ladder to Self-Actualization".  It was a full house with over 50 participants E&C PM Footprints: E&C PM Footprints was held on 14th March 2020.   Dr. Ananth S Kodavasal spoke on Assessment of Various STP Technologies and Mr. Sreejith K M spoke on League of Future-ready Facilities.  Over 30 participants were present. PMP QUEST: 4 Days PMP QUEST Training was postponed due to COVID 19 Lockdown.

Editor’s Note April 2020

Newsletter – April 2020
Editor's Note Dear Readers, The way we live our lives, has changed with the outbreak of Coronavirus pandemic, quite swiftly. This change has prompted the entire nation to move indoors. The usual getaways of the general Indian population such as shopping malls, movies, theatres, events, and vacations have all vanished overnight. The economy has come to standstill. While we all hope and pray that the current situation is temporary, there are larger questions ahead of us and this is the time we need to think and prepare. Most of us have read and watched movies about the last world war (WW2) and the havoc it created globally. While there have been sporadic incidents in the last sixty years, a general balance has prevailed. In our living recollection, this is one global episode that ha...