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Minimum Viable Product or Minimal Marketable Feature

     -     Jun 14th, 2016   -     Uncategorized   -     0 Comments

So, how many of us understand these terms.   We are sure most of us have heard these terms but yet know nothing or very little about them. Lets us explore these terms: Minimum Viable Product or Minimal Market Feature are synonyms means the baseline of a product that contain enough features that it can showcased […]

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Web application Security – II

     -     Jun 1st, 2016   -     Articles   -     0 Comments

We have already seen a few basics of web application security in Java in an earlier post. We will continue this post by extending the same discussion. We will discuss the two remaining authentication mechanisms followed by authorization. CLIENT-CERT AUTHENTICATION: The CLIENT_CERT authentication method is yet another way of authenticating the user. Compared to the […]

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Project Charter and its usefulness in Agile

     -     May 27th, 2016   -     Articles, Project Management   -     0 Comments

So how many of us know Project Charter? Most Project managers will say they do.  Most developers will say that they don’t.  I didn’t till one has to look deeper into this in one of Agile project. Lets us discuss the technical aspect and then discuss how I used it in my daily life. Definition […]

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Basics of Procurement Management?

     -     May 20th, 2016   -     Articles, PMI ACP Certification   -     0 Comments

Procurement management is one term which is used very often and one feel familiar with it. However this is not easy to understand for everyone. There are many industries where we don’t get exposure to procurement because there is a separate legal department to take care of the same. To start with, what is Procurement? […]

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Scrum Roles and its importance

     -     May 18th, 2016   -     Articles, PMI ACP Certification   -     0 Comments

Scrum is a framework for developing and sustaining complex products. Scrum guide defines scrum as combination of its roles, ceremonies, artefacts and the roles which revolves around these three to bind it together. Scrum is also defined as lightweight, simple to understand but extremely difficult to master framework. When someone looks at Scrum theory, it […]

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Open source databases

     -     May 14th, 2016   -     Articles   -     0 Comments

“Data” is growing exponentially today due to the Internet age and “studying Data”, “analyzing Data” have become a necessity for most professions. Data is stored in “databases” and storing this data in databases too has evolved over time. Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server were examples of popular databases that were used to store data. Things […]

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PERT – Why is it important?

     -     May 12th, 2016   -     Articles, Project Management   -     0 Comments

PERT is a project management tool used to schedule, organize, estimate and coordinate tasks within a project. PERT stands for Program Evaluation Review Technique, a methodology developed by the U.S. Navy in the 1950s to manage the Polaris submarine missile program It has two variants PERT Chart – used for project scheduling PERT estimation also […]

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What is Agile and its Principles?

     -     May 10th, 2016   -     Articles, Project Management   -     0 Comments

What is Agile? Agile framework is defined by different sources differently. There is no one right or wrong. Below are few thoughts on Agile to understand it. As defined by Wikipedia: “Agile software development is a group of software development methods based on iterative and incremental development, where requirements and solutions evolve through collaboration between […]

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What is TDD and its phases?

     -     Apr 29th, 2016   -     Articles, Project Management   -     0 Comments

Test driven development – TDD, as its name describes is based on test first approach. Tests drives the development. In a very simple language Test Driven Development is nothing but frequent or fast cycles of testing, coding and refactoring with testing before coding. The speed of these cycles is such that it’s not possible to […]

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How Project Schedule activities are related?

     -     Apr 27th, 2016   -     Articles, Project Management   -     0 Comments

Project scheduling is a constant activity for a Project Manager. There are multiple challenges a project managers face when it comes to making sure the timelines are met and the project is going as per schedule or project schedule is able to absorb the challenges. It’s very important to understand for a project manager how […]

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