August 2017

 
Editor’s Note August 2017

Editor’s Note August 2017

August 2017
Editor's Note   Dear Friends,   The recent cricket spectacle that caught the attention of nation was a welcome surprise. India Women Cricket team reached the final of ICC Women World Cup 2017 on 23rd July 2017. An estimated 180 million people from across the world watched the event in which the Indian team, led by Mithali Raj, ended runners-up after losing to England. India's fine performances contributed to a 500 percent increase in viewing hours in the country. The Women Cricket has suddenly become the new poster of India's sport. Awards and recognition in the form of cash bounty, promotion in their respective job, increased media attention came their way. But one thing that the team battled and certainly won was over the purposeless and energy sapping comparison (e...
Member’s Corner August 2017

Member’s Corner August 2017

August 2017
Members Corner We welcome all new members and thank members who have renewed their membership in July 2017.  Appended is the list of few FREE web-based seminars (webinars) for August 2017, we have shared same list to your registered email; this is a good opportunity to earn PDUs and claim at PMI to maintain your credentials. 1. 02-Aug-17 02:00 PM EDT How to Inspire Change Capability 2. 03-Aug-17 01:00 PM EDT Employee Engagement: Think Like Your CEO 3. 08-Aug-17 01:00 PM EDT Effective Communications Techniques to Steer and Influence Any Conversation 4. 08-Aug-17 12:00 PM EDT What Does It Entail to Manage a Project Team for High Performance? 5. 08-Aug-17 12:00 PM EDT Eight Key Employee-Retention Strategies Every Brand Must Have https://www.worldatwork.org/adimLink?id=81594 6. 09-Au...
Did you know? August2017

Did you know? August2017

August 2017
This is the model that is used to understand the process of changing our behaviours and thoughts. A. The Transtheoretical Model (TTM) of behavior change is an integrative theory of therapy that assesses an individual's readiness to act on a new healthier behaviour, and provides strategies, or processes of change to guide the individual. The TTM of change says that we go through stages leading up to our awareness of a situation. The individual goes through a process that finally ends by accepting the new behaviour. This model refers to the temporal dimension of behavioural change. In the transtheoretical model, change is a process involving progress through a series of stages. The TTM posits that individuals move through six stages of change: Precontemplation ("not ready”), Contemplation

Member’s Speak August 2017

August 2017
  Member's Speak • Bangalore Chapter gives me a networking opportunity with fellow Project members, increasing my access to lot of peers. This is one place where I also get volunteer opportunity, to contribute with my professional experience. - Naval Gupta, Delivery Manager Infosys • PMPC 2017 Conference was spectacular. Sessions and Speakers were top notch! What an educational experience! Immense wealth of experienced learning was priceless. I took away several nuggets to be implemented upon my return to work. The venue had great variety and the whole conference was organized really well. Motivated and Inspired, I got back to PMI BANGALORE CHAPTER. - Rachna Singh, Program Manager, Wells Fargo Solutions India Pvt. Ltd. • PMI Bangalore gives me access to my peer groups, since I am pla
Chapter News August 2017

Chapter News August 2017

August 2017
Chapter News Capt. L. N. Prasad PM Footprints: During the month of July, One PM Footprints session was held on 6th July 2017. Ms. Preethi Shankaranarayan, Program manager, Harman, Connected Services, spoke on the topic, "Risk Management in Agile world". PM E&C Footprints: On 15th July 2017, E&C Footprints was also held. The first speaker for the day was Mr. Dinesha Shetty, Partner BASE Engineering services. He spoke on the topic "Introduction to Precast Concrete Construction". The second speaker was Mr. Lakshminarayana P., Principal Consultant Ralys Consulting Engineers. He spoke on the topic “Technical Innovations In Fire Suppression System”. Both the presentations were well received by the audience. E&C Annual PM Footprints: The E&C PM Footprints has completed one ye
PM Article -Application Development, Release and Deployment challenges with Enterprise Applications

PM Article -Application Development, Release and Deployment challenges with Enterprise Applications

August 2017
Application Development, Release and Deployment challenges with Enterprise Applications -Chandan Lal Patary How do we involve all of these Team Members in one release cycle? Their goals used to be different? Development Team, Release Team and Production Team...Development team owns only the development environment and developers build and deploy code in a test lab, and the development team tests the application at the most basic level. In the System Integration Testing environment, the application is tested to ensure that it works with existing applications and systems. In the User Acceptance Testing environment, the application is tested to ensure that it provides the required features for end users. Here more or less product like environment team used to maintain in the Production envi...
PM Article -4Mat System for Entrepreneurs

PM Article -4Mat System for Entrepreneurs

August 2017
4Mat System for Entrepreneurs -Sumukha Rao Idea? Which one? What to do? Prioritize?Wow... Never realized that paper napkin can be an Idea tool too :-) I am confused. Why am I doing it? Can I become an entrepreneur? How can I startup and make this journey happen? Do I have the ideas, to be a success?I know this resonates with lot of people who want to embark on a new journey in their life. Be it at work, or becoming an entrepreneur, as a first step, lot of people spend time, resources and money in finding answers to questions in their mind rather than finding answers by themselves. While I am still an early stage entrepreneur working towards making my software testing company a success, I have had the privilege of working with few companies that have taught me to think structured. Be it l...
PM Open Space

PM Open Space

August 2017
PM Open Space Event at ABB Ability Innovation Center, Bangalore, 27th June 2017 Background PM Open Space - Industry Practitioner's Community is a forum of Industry Practitioner's from companies in and around Bangalore, Whitefield and Outer Ring Road Region. PM Open Space is the initiative started by PMI Bangalore India Chapter in 2016. This is done with active Collaboration, Sponsorship and involvement from likeminded corporates like ABB, HPE, Huawei Technologies and SAP Labs India. In this forum, proven achievers share their success story and share contributing factors for making business accomplishments in Global Markets. This quarter's event of 'PM Open Space' was hosted at ABB Ability Innovation Center, Bangalore on the 27th June, 2017. The speaker for this event was Mr. Sashi Kuma...