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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. Big data has become a...

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 years of job, one...

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 more of art than...

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 defining the key responsibility...

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 one or the other...

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 by extending it to...

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...

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