Quality Assurance and Project Management:

July, 2015

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July 31, 2015  11:48 PM

PMI India And Project Managers

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja
Project management, Project Manager

As per a recent news published in The Hindu Businessline, India would be needing 0.4 million project managers every year till 2020. This...

July 31, 2015  10:50 PM

Three #Leadership #Qualities That Make A Good #ProjectManager

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja
Leadership, Project management, Project Manager

A project manager cannot afford to take a shortcut during any stage of his project. Shortcuts always mean compromise. And compromise in a project means a sure death sooner or later. There are various leadership qualities that a project manager needs to inculcate in himself so as to reach a stage...


July 31, 2015  10:11 PM

Why Is Software Testing Important For A Project?

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja
Project management, Quality control, Software testing, Testing

Software testing is as important during a project lifecycle as hard disciplined practice for a contestant preparing himself for a gold medal in Olympics. During this exhaustive practice, the player tries to overcome all his flaws and shortcomings. For this the player need to understand first the...


July 26, 2015  10:46 PM

Difference Between Product Quality And Project Quality

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja
Product Lifecycle Management, Product management, Project management, quality, Quality assurance, Quality control

A successful product development does not mean its deployment will also go successfully. Similarly a great project deployment team does not ensure a good quality product development. Both are entirely different and need a different attention. That is where the role of Quality Assurance comes into...


July 26, 2015  10:23 PM

Three Critical Post Project Activities

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja
Project management, Project Manager, Software project

A successful project closure doesn't mean there will be stopgaps any further and all clouds of danger on the project are over. Project sign-off and project closure if happen on a successful note, are always welcomed by any project implementation team. Some activities that still need a lot of...


July 26, 2015  9:31 PM

After Every Project Ask This Question To Yourself

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja
Project management, Project Manager

After completion of every project, as a project manager, you need to introspect to find out few answers. All projects might not end on a positive note. A project that travels its complete path without a single deviation to its timelines or financial guidelines can be termed as 100% successful. But...


July 26, 2015  8:46 PM

Do All Projects End Well For A Project Team

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja
Project management, Project Manager, Project teams

At times it might not be visible in the beginning about the learning your team would be taking along by the end of the project. But depending on the rough tides encountered during the project lifecycle, it might turn out that each member is carrying a heap of learning from the project. One thing is...


July 26, 2015  8:28 PM

When You Lead A Project You Own It

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja
Project management, Project Manager

When you are asked to lead a project it is very important for you to understand it to the root level and gain first hand experience. This might require a lot of discussions, interviews and brainstorming sessions with your own management, customer and internal team owners. Ensure that all such...


July 26, 2015  1:32 AM

Difference between Software Testing and Quality Assurance

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja
Quality assurance, Quality control, Software testing

Software Testing is under the preview of Quality Control. The quality control team ascertains and ensures the software testing. There are many aspects of software testing and hence is possible to perform automated testing with the help of software testing tools. It is not possible to perform...


July 26, 2015  12:54 AM

Is Quality Assurance still relevant with Agile Development Processes?

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja
Agile, Quality assurance, Quality control

No technology in project manager's life can relieve him from efforts required in Quality Assurance. Quality Assurance is all about building quality processes that need to be adhered at relevant checkpoints. It is something like a check post after every few miles covered to ensure right passengers...


July 26, 2015  12:32 AM

How much does Quality Assurance cost?

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja
Quality assurance, Quality control

A recent and a very simple example to understand the issue - A laptop was to be delivered to a remote location customer. Repairing cost a few dollars and delivery cost to that location - double than the repair cost. The laptop was brought in the repair center. It was repaired by one of the...


July 25, 2015  11:39 PM

Ten Learning For Project Managers From A Poor Show

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja
Project management, Project Manager

Recently I attended an event where a stand-up comedian was invited as a gap filler after one of the interesting social media related interesting sessions. It is irrelevant to name that newcomer comedian who probably didn't know about how to ensure not to cross that thin line gap between live comedy...


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