Quality Assurance and Project Management:

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May 19, 2012  6:12 PM

What Analytics Tools Do You Use For Project Management



Posted by: Jaideep Khanduja
project analytics, project metrics

CPA (Critical Path Analysis) and PERT are well proven age old tools to use for scheduling and management of large and complex kind of projects. They came into existence in mid of 1950 when in US huge projects were looking for ways to control them in a systematic and objective manner rather than...

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...


February 11, 2011  11:42 AM

How Important Is Project Dashboard For Project Management



Posted by: Jaideep Khanduja
project dashboard, Project Lifecycle, project management, project manager, project metrics, project portfolio, Software Project, team performance

Your project dashboard is very important during project management and equally important is its visibility. Purpose of dashboard is not merely for the sake of its existence. Purpose is much more beyond its purpose of merely existence. Your dashboard must be a report...


August 5, 2010  11:50 AM

Six Project Catalysts For Project Management



Posted by: Jaideep Khanduja
delivery process, development process, process management, project governance, project management, project metrics, project optimization, project team, project traceability, software development, Software Project, team management

Delivery Process: Delivery rate and delivery volume is directly proportional to productivity of various teams. Delivery of product depends on rate of development and testing, delivery of implementation depends on speed of implementation and so on. A process for delivery will focus...


April 28, 2010  12:19 PM

Project Management and Project Measurement



Posted by: Jaideep Khanduja
project budget, project estimation, project management, project measurement, project metrics, Project Plan, project resource, Software Project, targets

Measurement is important to manage. We manage money in our bank by keeping a track of the credits and debits. The performance and versatility of project management goes in the same manner. There are plans, estimations, targets, budgets, resource crunch and so on in any project....


May 4, 2009  9:40 AM

Roles of Vendor and Customer Project Managers to avoid Project Overrun



Posted by: Jaideep Khanduja
project approach, project completion, project failure, project management, project metrics, project organization, project overrun, Project Plan, project progress, project revenue, project sign-off, project time, Software Project

Project management is a joint effort of vendor and customer teams. Project Organization members have to play their respective roles timely and religiously to get the best of the results. Both have to go hand in hand right from the start of the project till end and even beyond. The relationship does...


March 9, 2009  10:28 AM

20 points for organizational self evaluation to check where it stands in Software Project Management



Posted by: Jaideep Khanduja
1. organizational self evaluation, Code repository, continuous improvement, customer expectations, customer feedback, customer request, empowerment, innovation process, off-site project, on-site project, organizational goals, post implementation, process integration, product release, project implementation, project management evaluation checklist, Project Management Methodology, project manager, project metrics, project overrun, project team, Risk analysis, Risk Plan, roles and responsibilities, software bug, software development, software implementation, software project management, software testing, test case repository

  • 1. Does a formal Project Management Methodology exist in your organization? 2. Are you using some metrics to check if this is the right methodology? 3. What is the degree of improvement required in your current methodology to meet your customer expectations? 4. What are your...


  • February 9, 2009  9:55 AM

    Mr. PM, what metrics you use for measuring “Task Completion”



    Posted by: Jaideep Khanduja
    coder, coding, developer, Development, PM, programmer, programming, project completion, project management, project manager, project metrics, project progress, Project Status, project task, Software Project

    It is not important what metrics you (the project manager) use, because unless and until you understand the meaning of “task” and “task completion”, you can’t get into the mode of monitoring and measuring it. The progress (or completion) project as a whole is measurable only if it is...


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