Quality Assurance and Project Management:

May, 2011


May 30, 2011  11:00 AM

Four Simple Tools To Enhance Project Success Rate

Posted by: Jaideep Khanduja
project management, Software Proejct, team management

Success of a project depends on many factors. To name a few would be Team composition, team size, project management methodology, benchmarking, optimization, time management, resource management, monitoring and so on. The list may go endless. Besides all mentioned above, some...

May 26, 2011  12:24 PM

Test Environment Versus Live Environment

Posted by: Jaideep Khanduja
project management, Software Project, software testing, test environment

It is not actually Test Environment Detail Template. It should be termed as Test Environment Template. Let us first understand some terms first as below. Test Environment: An environment in terms of hardware (server, end user, networking, LAN, WAN), software...

May 25, 2011  11:20 AM

Three Initiators To Lead A Team Without Being Team Leader

Posted by: Jaideep Khanduja
project management, project team, Software Project, software team, team management

1. Proactive And Intuitive: Alternatively imagine of a team that wakes up only when the water has reached till neck height will take four times of efforts to resolve the same issues. That means a proactive approach is always good with a good flavour of intuitive power. Being...

May 24, 2011  11:03 AM

Positive And Negative Traits Of Project Say A Lot If Analysed

Posted by: Jaideep Khanduja
project management, Software Project

Positive of negative traits of a project do not happen on its own. Every act has a reason and every reason has a cause. It is quite important to understand the cause and reason behind any act that occurs during a project lifecycle. Any deviation from a regular trend...

May 23, 2011  11:31 AM

Understanding A Complex Situation Is First Mantra Of Success For A Project Team

Posted by: Jaideep Khanduja
project management, Software Project, team management

Sole purpose of team formation is to manage a tough task collectively and finding out success paths collectively. A team shares success and failures together even if few among all members are responsible for it. Each member of team is supposed to benefit project progress in one way...

May 23, 2011  10:49 AM

Project Team Sizing And Optimizing

Posted by: Jaideep Khanduja
project management, project team, Software Project, team management

Best part in a team versus an individual is that a single person will think only with his brain having no discussions, brainstorming, alternatives and different perspectives. A team comprises of different heads, having different ways of thinking and tacking situations. In a group...

May 18, 2011  12:20 PM

Dynamic Team Vs Static Team

Posted by: Jaideep Khanduja
project management, project team, Software Project, team management

Imagine that you start your new venture. This venture has no scope of any recruitment in the beginning and there is only a small office with you to start your operations. Gradually there is an ample scope of expansion of business, more office space, recruitment of staff etc. during...

May 17, 2011  9:59 AM

Five Requirement Based Face Saving Statements Against Customer To Hide Shortcomings

Posted by: Jaideep Khanduja
customer requirement, project management, Software Project

A fight between customer and vendor related to requirement keeps going on till the project finish stages starting right from the requirement study phase. Whatsoever methodology or standards you adopt to capture customer requirements, there will always remain a gap between what...

May 14, 2011  8:29 AM

Why Quality Manager Cannot Be Project Manager And Vice Versa

Posted by: Jaideep Khanduja
project management, project manager, QA, QC, quality assurance, quality control, quality manager, Software Project, software quality

Project Manager can never be a quality cop because if he becomes a quality cop, he will never be able to finish his job. For quality manager it is very difficult to become a project manager as having a critic’s mind he will have more than hundred percent chances to have conflicts...

May 14, 2011  8:22 AM

Four Critical Places To Ignore Quality And Invite Disaster In Your Software Project

Posted by: Jaideep Khanduja
Development, documentation, implementation, project management, QA, QC, Software Project

What happens if a requirement wrongly understood during study phase gets resulted into a mess at a later stage. Minor gaps can always be fixed at any stage of the project. But a requirement if changes 180 degrees after it has been built in the software application and then if...

May 12, 2011  11:56 AM

Six Standard Norms Customer Seeks In Software Product

Posted by: Jaideep Khanduja
product management, project management, software product, Software Project

When customer places an order to a vendor for procurement/ development of software application, intention is to get enhancement in business by way of process optimization/ improvement. Of course the finalization of a vendor has gone through a proper scrutiny and analysis process so...

May 12, 2011  11:50 AM

Some Thoughts On What Makes Software Product Lose Credibility Or Touch Sky Heights

Posted by: Jaideep Khanduja
project management, Software Project

We have seen many software touching sky heights even with quite a less number of features and functionalities. We have also seen lot many software falling nosedive having bulk of features and functionalities. Is it the difference of simple and complex that makes any product...


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