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Why Do Some Project Managers hate email?

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 one liner description as...

Tips For The Job Interview

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 in your interview.Review your...

Impact Due To Outdated Rules Created By The PMO

The outdated rules came about because of people who left the organization long ago, but these were not revised with the change and latest technology.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 difficult for those, who...

Difference between a Project Manager And A Line Manager

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 Project Manager is the...

Java – Access Modifiers – I

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 modifier in relation to classes,...

What Makes You A Great Project Manager?

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 managers give maximum weightage to communication...

In-Depth Involvement For A Project Manager – If Required To What Extent?

There are 2 types of project managers, manager of first kind believe people are interested in performing their best given the right motivation and proper expectations. These managers are very supportive, and are really concerned about their team members. They believe that the team members are committed to the project goals, like to take responsibilities and are able to...

How To Identify And Create Good Followers?

There is a link between leadership and team management. A good leader possess many qualities to set an example for his team, so good leaders generally have many followers. If a leader grooms himself, it results in better management and better performance. And how is followership related to it? If leadership is important to performance, followership is important to...

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Project Planning Should Start With 5 W Questions

Project Planning is one of the most important process in the life cycle of a project. A perfect planning can improve the chances of success of any kind of a project. During initiating process and beginning of planning process, it is important to find the answers to five W’s questions before moving to the "How" part of the project. PMP...

How To Manage Stakeholders’ Conflicts

Stakeholder involvement is critical to the success of every project no matter how big or small it is. The more the project manager understands stakeholder influences, expectations, and impacts, the easier it is to manage all the issues and risks proactively. The benefits of analyzing the impact of stakeholders are: Identify powerful and influential stakeholders- Seek their input and suggestion, to...

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