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Access Modifiers – III
Having seen the ‘public’ and ‘private’ access modifiers in earlier posts, we will discuss the ‘protected’ and ‘default’ access modifiers in this and the next post. ‘Default’ is by no means an access modifier, but any class, method or variable that does not have an access modifier specified, resorts to ‘default’ access. Having said this, […]Read More →
Is It Right To Compromise On Quality After Resource and Budget Cut-downs?
When the triple constraint of the project scope, budget and time are put in place, any change in one directly affects the other and all 3 affects the fourth constraint that is quality. In economic crisis today, all the companies are focusing on cost cutting, reduction in budget and resources cut downs. The top management, is […]Read More →
What Are The Top 10 Fears Of A Project Manager?
If you ask this question from ten different project managers you may get a total of 50 different answers but few are common to all. List of top 10 common fears of a project manager Scope creeps Insufficient resources Budget constraints Unrealistic timelines committed by the project’s sponsor Effective Communication Unidentified risks To deal with […]Read More →
Difference Between Effectiveness And Efficiency
In project management the concepts of efficiency and effectiveness are used for evaluating different processes. Today project-based organizations are struggling to balance between the triple constraint time, cost and scope (plus quality), and thus are focusing in doing it both efficiently and effectively. However, there are a wide variety of views on efficiency and effectiveness […]Read More →
Introduction To Big Data
Big Data” and its technologies are the “new kid” on the block (atleast, for most of us!) and this post will seek to explain the fundamental details of Big Data. Communication is at all time high today and data is generated through cell phones, televisions, credit cards, airplanes, social media, flights, trains and so on. […]Read More →
Do You Know That Your Market Value Is Based On Your Experience And Qualification?
It is human nature to compare, we often compare our lifestyle with our friends, colleagues, relatives and neighbors. Both freshers and experienced professionals sets an expectation from their job. Even those candidates who fail to get a job through campus, also set some expectation level basis their qualification and specialization. But after 5 to 6 […]Read More →
What is Project Management- An Art or Science or Both?
Project management is an art or science, entirely depends on the type of organization you are working in. Some PMOs helps in pushing the framework, some micromanage people and some give you the opportunity to interpret the actual deliverables. In case your PMO is doing the governance part only the project management is used as […]Read More →
How to Address Challenging Performance Issues?
To address performance issues is still possible but to cater challenging performance issues is not an easy task. In fact it is very difficult for the manager if the company do not support firing of employees. It becomes all the more important for the manager to address it effectively. You can begin initially by thoroughly […]Read More →
What Can Project Managers Do To Improve Transparency In Their Projects?
In some organizations, stakeholders are informed only about the major milestones and are involved only at the time of major or emergency changes. Some stakeholders want in-depth involvement in the project and want to know every in and out of the project to eliminate the possibility of last minute surprises. Each development methodology suffers from […]Read More →
Java Access Modifiers – II
The concept of ‘access modifiers’, understanding them and working with them are some of the key objectives of the SCJP/OCJP exam. It is also important to understand this concept to excel as a Java developer as well. We have already started our discussion of ‘Access modifiers’ in our earlier post. We will continue our discussion […]Read More →