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How To Say No To The Additional Or Incorrect Tasks Assigned To You

     -     Jul 7th, 2014   -     Articles, PMP Certification, Project Management   -     0 Comments

At the starting of the career, every individual try to put in extra effort and engage into his/her work, but it is the right time that one need to start setting limits. Normally employees work 45 to 50 hours a week, and the expectation is set in the very first month of his tenure. Actually, […]

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How To Retain The Key Talent Of Your Company

     -     Jul 4th, 2014   -     Articles, PMP Certification, Project Management   -     0 Comments

Today hiring of appropriate talent has become a big challenge. Most companies spends a large amount in hiring the right set of people. Some companies had tied up with multiple third party vendors for talent acquisition. Some offers a handsome reference amount to their employees for proving good references. But all this effort would be […]

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How Can A Project Manager Work Smartly?

     -     Jul 3rd, 2014   -     Articles, PMP Certification, Project Management   -     0 Comments

The project manager must start his day 30 minutes before his team so that he is aware of all the updates and can prioritize his work accordingly.  Proactive project managers checks their mails once in the night and then again once in the morning before reaching office. This way they can prevent 2 things- Bad […]

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How To Manage Conflict Of Interest At Workplace

     -     Jul 2nd, 2014   -     Articles, PMP Certification, Project Management   -     0 Comments

A conflict of interest is when a person put his/her personal interests above the interests of the organization he/she is working for. Or when a person uses his/her influence to cause others to make decisions in one’s favour without regard for the project outcome. In other words, one’s personal interests take precedence over his/her professional […]

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Thread States In Java

     -     Jul 1st, 2014   -     Articles, OCAJP / SCJA, OCPJP (SCJP), Oracle Java Certifications   -     0 Comments

As we already know, multithreading is the most important aspect of the Java. Every Java program runs in a single thread called ‘main’ thread. From within this main thread, multiple threads are spawned and each executes concurrently and each thread will have its own stack. A thread will undergo various stages during its lifecycle. In […]

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Right Time To Enhance Your Management Skills And Market Value

     -     Jun 30th, 2014   -     Articles, PMP Certification, Project Management   -     0 Comments

After working in an organization for around a decade, you started feeling that you are accustomed with your current organization and established a special position in your company. You have mastered all areas of your job profile, company started considering you a critical resource and involving you in company’s important decisions. It sounds as if this […]

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Uses Of Synchronized Keyword In Java

     -     Jun 27th, 2014   -     Articles, OCAJP / SCJA, Oracle Java Certifications   -     0 Comments

Concurrency problems are most common problems among multi-threaded applications. If one single thread is executing, it can gracefully get access to the resources and complete its execution. The problem arises when multiple threads competing with each other to get hold of resources. Due to this variety of problems can occur like inconsistent data, dead lock […]

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Project Management Mistakes – How To Learn From These Mistakes

     -     Jun 26th, 2014   -     PMP Certification, Project Management   -     0 Comments

An integral part of close project process is documentation of lessons learned, which later on becomes historical information. These documents are helpful to other project managers and teams later on. The lessons learned document includes the root cause of problems, cause of corrective actions, corrective and preventive actions, their outcomes, any unplanned risks occurred, mistakes […]

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How Effective Is Your PMO?

     -     Jun 25th, 2014   -     Articles, Project Management   -     0 Comments

Project management office or PMO is the office established by organizations to create and maintain procedures and standards for project management methodologies. As per PMBOK 5.0 it is an organizational structure that standardizes the project related governance processes.  Types of PMO Structure: Some different type of structure includes Supportive: In this type the PMO provides […]

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Java ClassLoaders

     -     Jun 24th, 2014   -     Articles, OCAJP / SCJA, OCPJP (SCJP)   -     0 Comments

The Java ClassLoader is integral part of Java Virtual Machine (JVM), and is responsible for finding and loading class files during runtime. We can also create our own custom class loader to extend the functionality of JVM. In this article, we’ll discuss about class loaders, how they work and the methods invoked during class loading […]

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