Quality Assurance and Project Management:

August, 2011

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August 31, 2011  1:12 PM

Ten Major Constituents Of Project Estimations



Posted by: Jaideep Khanduja
project cost, project estimations, project management, software management

Project estimations is not management’s ballgame. It has to come from the person who is actually conversant with in and out of at least a good amount of different type of projects running within the same organization. Project estimation is not simple mathematics. It is not just A + B. Various...

August 31, 2011  1:10 PM

Project Estimations Is Not Management Ballgame



Posted by: Jaideep Khanduja
project cost, project estimations, project management, Software Project

All projects in which management is the sole player in deciding about project estimations have higher chances of failing as compared to projects in which all members engaged with project in any manner have been involved in determining project estimations. When it is management that does project...


August 22, 2011  4:52 PM

With No Measurement Of Plan Project Failure Is Not Too Far



Posted by: Jaideep Khanduja
project management, project measurement, project metrics, project milestones, Project Plan, project team, Software Project

Any project has some basic requirements like project committee, stakeholders, sponsors, requirements, initiation, team formation, plan and milestones identification, project development, execution, implementation, handover, and finally project closure. What it means is that each of...


August 22, 2011  4:47 PM

Project Ends With Either Win Win Or Lose Lose



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

A customer is supposed to be quite cooperative and involved throughout the project. A project is supposed to be completed well in time complying with all the requirements specified by customer. Customer requirements specified in the beginning of a project are supposed to be...


August 18, 2011  5:58 PM

Project Starting Without Project Plan Is Like Driving With No Route Knowledge



Posted by: Jaideep Khanduja
project management, Software Project

There is a big difference between mediocre companies and well structured companies working in same set of business. Let us see a set of software development companies. This set contains two types of companies having different project management methodologies. All other types of...


August 18, 2011  5:50 PM

If Sponsor Is Weak It Is Better To Drop Project



Posted by: Jaideep Khanduja
project management, Software Project

Having a high level seat in an organization qualifies a person to sponsor a project. Sponsor could be one person, generally one top positions or a groups of persons comprising of top/ middle level of management of one or different organizations. Projects may be self sponsored too...


August 15, 2011  6:35 AM

Projects With Least Involvement Of Sponsors Do Not Do Well



Posted by: Jaideep Khanduja
project management, Software Project

Project Sponsor(s) are the executives whose dream gets a hope of light of the day when the plan to give a reality shape to this dream is made by forming a team and assigning relevent task to each of the team members. Project sponsors ususally are too senior lot of people ususally...


August 15, 2011  6:28 AM

Dream Based Projects Prone To Fail In Lack Of Vision And Clarity



Posted by: Jaideep Khanduja
project management, Software Project

A CEO of a software company dreamt about a very great product one fine day and decided to give it a shape in reality world with the help of his strongly skilled team. The team spent many days on brainstorming about this new product conceptualization, design and development part....


August 7, 2011  8:00 AM

Quality Is Not Something We Are Not Aware Of In Our Day To Day Life



Posted by: Jaideep Khanduja
quality assurance, quality control, Software Project, software quality

Any human being is a born quality manager and keep demonstrating his quality skills in day to day life by managing everything that comes in way by means of best possible solutions. A child is taught about cleanliness and discipline right from begining to sreamline his daily work....


August 7, 2011  7:40 AM

Everyone Is A Born Project Manager



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

A child is born to get groomed to be responsible for various activities all across his life during his transformation from infant to toddler to teenager to adult to old. At various stages he has to undertake various responsibilites along with a continuous learning process. A stage...


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