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August 2, 2010  8:20 AM

Identifying Hiccups During Project Lifecycle



Posted by: Jaideep Khanduja
business continuity, collaboration, project approach, project management, project organization, project quality, project size, project stakeholders, Software Project

A project of any nature or size, demands collaborative and systematic approach, from all teams, stakeholders. The teams engaged in various activities and tasks need to tackle hiccups and abruptions arising out of any internal or external turmoil. The time-bound...

October 21, 2009  10:00 AM

Performance Management has nothing to do with the Project Size



Posted by: Jaideep Khanduja
performance management, project management, project methodology, project organization, Software Project

Be it large organization or small performance management is the key concern for any size of organization. Every organization has a goal to achieve their goals bound to be for a stipulated period, gain profits, enhance, and set higher targets. Growth is important for every organization. The same...


June 10, 2009  10:00 AM

Ten Reasons of getting into pitfall of leaving a scope of software development at customer site



Posted by: Jaideep Khanduja
business analysis, business analyst, business requirement study, change management, developer, implementation phase, implementer, key user, project director, project management, project manager, project organization, project phase, project sponsor, requirement analysis, requirement gathering, Software Project, technical lead

In the previous post we learnt what all could a software project could lead to in presence of higher scope of software development at customer site during implementation phase. Let us see what all factors are responsible of insufficient requirement gathering during business study phase of a...


June 8, 2009  10:00 AM

Five pitfalls if you are leaving a scope of software development at customer site



Posted by: Jaideep Khanduja
functional lead, on-site development, project completion, project delay, project implementation, project management, project organization, project quality, project team, QC, quality, quality assurance, quality control, software development, software implementation, Software Project, software quality, technical lead, tester, testing

Ideally, in a software project, for an offshore customer, the requirement gathering phase should be given an extra care to understand to a maximum extent so that the product developed and tested when ready for implementation at customer site requires no development. Practically, it is very...


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...


April 27, 2009  10:06 AM

Project Overrun – what is crucial – time, money or both?



Posted by: Jaideep Khanduja
domestic project, overseas project, project implementation, project management, project manager, project monitoring, project organization, project overrun, Project Plan, Project Planning, software implementation, Software Project

A classic scenario happened in an organization recently as told to me by a project manager of that organization engaged in software development and implementations. It is related to project overrun. A new project started with a set of requirements from a customer for development and...


April 24, 2009  10:06 AM

5 ways to control project overrun



Posted by: Jaideep Khanduja
customer engagement, management involvement, project closure, project cost, project management, project momentum, project organization, Project Plan, Project Planning, project sign-off, project time, project training, project velocity, Software Project

Project overrun is simply a project crossing its boundaries set by the organization. These boundaries may vary from organization to organization depending on how they blindly or how over-extensively (both extremes) they want to look at it. 5 ways to control project overrun could be:

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  • April 22, 2009  9:51 AM

    5 myths about Project Overrun



    Posted by: Jaideep Khanduja
    customer requirements, project acceptance, project closure, project cost, project management, project manpower management, project organization, project overrun, Project Plan, Project Planning, project timeframe, project timeline, Software Project, software requirements

    All projects are prone to overrun. An overrun acceptance is directly proportional to an organization’s fault absorption capacity. Accordingly the definition of overrun is framed to demonstrate an overrun project as rightly completed project. 5 myths about Project Overrun could be:

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  • March 26, 2009  10:22 AM

    Hello Project Manager – Hare and Tortoise – a Classic case to tackle



    Posted by: Jaideep Khanduja
    HARE, Organization culture, Organizational discipline, project manager, project organization, project team, Software Project, software team, TORTOISE

    Let me start with the classic story – This refers to the team of a Project Manager. The team size may vary from project to project and organization to organization, but the story remains the same. Story is quite short and interesting. A Project manager assigns different set of tasks to his...


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