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What is Project Management- An Art or Science or Both?

     -     Sep 26th, 2014   -     Articles, PMP Certification, Project Management   -     0 Comments

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 […]

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How to Address Challenging Performance Issues?

     -     Sep 24th, 2014   -     Articles, PMP Certification, Project Management   -     0 Comments

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 […]

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What Can Project Managers Do To Improve Transparency In Their Projects?

     -     Sep 22nd, 2014   -     Articles, PMP Certification, Project Management   -     0 Comments

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 […]

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Java Access Modifiers – II

     -     Sep 19th, 2014   -     Articles, OCAJP (SCJA)   -     0 Comments

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 […]

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Why Do Some Project Managers hate email?

     -     Sep 17th, 2014   -     Articles, PMP Certification, Project Management   -     0 Comments

There are different types of project managers, some believe to use emails only to share data or confidential information. For other tasks like status updates they prefer the team to use time-sheets and other project management software and tools provided by the employer. They hate emails with subject “status update” followed by some number and […]

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Tips For The Job Interview

     -     Sep 15th, 2014   -     Articles, PMP Certification, Project Management   -     0 Comments

Interview for any position from junior level to senior, is never an easy task – even if you have attended a dozen in last couple of weeks. You are meeting new people, selling yourself and your skills, this require courage and extra effort. It is essential to do your homework so that you are confident […]

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Impact Due To Outdated Rules Created By The PMO

     -     Sep 12th, 2014   -     Articles, PMP Certification, Project Management   -     0 Comments

The outdated rules came about because of people who left the organization long ago, but these were not revised with the change and latest technology. Sometimes these rules are created by the environment the company works in. Today in a fast-paced environment people develops a culture that supports rapid response and flexibility this culture is […]

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Difference between a Project Manager And A Line Manager

     -     Sep 9th, 2014   -     Project Management   -     0 Comments

In most of the companies there are multiple functions or departments, even in IT industry, the technical department is further segregated into Applications, Support, Infrastructure, software division, hardware/network division and so on. Every project involves both internal and external stakeholders. In case of internal project, it impacts and affects one or more functions directly. A […]

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Java – Access Modifiers – I

     -     Sep 6th, 2014   -     Articles, OCAJP (SCJA), OCPJP (SCJP)   -     0 Comments

The Oracle certified Java exams are one of the most coveted certifications in the industry and we will examine several Java concepts through a series of blog posts aimed at the certification exam. ‘Access modifiers’ is one of the key topics of the SCJP/OCJP exam and this blog post hopes to explain the ‘public’ access […]

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What Makes You A Great Project Manager?

     -     Sep 5th, 2014   -     Articles, PMP Certification, Project Management   -     0 Comments

Good project managers are really rare and hard to find. A successful project manager is not necessarily a great project manager as it requires a lot more than the ability to move a milestone. Some tips to be a great Project Manager Always ask good questions and try to be a good listener : Great project […]

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