Quality Assurance and Project Management:



March 4, 2012  3:40 PM

Why Project Management Carries So Much Hype

Posted by: Jaideep Khanduja

Is it that project management is denounced so often; it has become a hyped or rather an overhyped subject in the market. Does it require so many consultants, so much matter and so many companies working to correct your ways of managing projects. As a matter of fact, are those consultants, portals...

January 21, 2012  6:14 PM

What Is The Carbon Footprint Of Your Project

Posted by: Jaideep Khanduja
carbon footprint, Project

Project execution comprises of various efforts done by team members. This becomes a pool of energy moving in the direction of making a project successful. More collated form of energies generates higher chances of success of their efforts. Right form of energy in right direction at right...

November 20, 2011  2:52 PM

When Top Management Becomes Helpless During Implementation

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

No management ever wants any of the ongoing large scale projects in the organization getting failed or substantially delayed due to two main factors – one, their reputation is at stake, and two, they are bound to lose some of their personal financial kitty in that case. But still we see many of...

September 6, 2010  9:35 AM

Five Gems For A Tester To Groom In Professional Life

Posted by: Jaideep Khanduja
assurance, control, Project, project management, quality, software, tester, testing

A testing career like any other careers in Software Project has a long journey to cover to reach to a level of satisfaction. Tester needs to perform his career objectives consistently during all stages of his career. A consistency in performance will help him sustain his current...

February 17, 2010  7:00 AM

Five Different Levels of Reputation Damage

Posted by: Jaideep Khanduja
Project, project management, Reputation risk, risk mitigation, Software Project

As we know a risk to a product is connected to the risk to the management or organization using that product. The higher the damage involved with the risk the higher is the mitigation procedure required as a countermeasure. The reputation...

January 13, 2010  10:10 AM

Five Benefits of Linking a Bug to its Respective Identifier, Creator and Killer

Posted by: Jaideep Khanduja
Bug, bug fixing, defect, developer, programmer, Project, project cost, project delay, project management, software development, Software Project, tester, time sheet

Bug is a common factor between a tester and a developer. A developer creates a bug, tester identifies it, and then the same or different developer in turn kills the bug. A developer has two faces – creator of bug and destroyer of...

December 7, 2009  10:00 AM

Eight Goal Settings for Software Developers

Posted by: Jaideep Khanduja
coder, coding, developer, Development, goal setting, Project, software, tester, testing

As discussed in previous post, goal setting is a chain reaction. Goal setting by one will definitely force another to set their goal as it is obvious to happen in a team. Project management is a team effort. Like in football, a pass by center to forward enables him to shoot a...

November 30, 2009  10:00 AM

Where there is a ‘Wheel’ There is a ‘Way’

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

Yes, you are not mistaken. We are not talking about the ‘will’ here; we are talking about the ‘wheel’. This is not ‘wheel of fortune’ giving you some pleasant and unpleasant surprises. This is ‘Quality’ wheel. If you keep this wheel rotating in your projects, the...

October 30, 2009  10:00 AM

Project Scope – Customer needs to be shown the right path

Posted by: Jaideep Khanduja
change management, Project, project implementation, project management, project manager, project scope, sign-off, software, Software Project

One of the project managers of an ERP implementation company got himself into a tight corner. He found himself in a tough situation where an already ‘mutually sealed’ project scope asked for one or two new requirements (or changes in the existing functionality) from the client everyday while...

October 28, 2009  10:00 AM

Eighteen commandants for Project Management Meetings

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

18. All meetings related to the project must be fruitful for its continuous progress and timely actions. 17. Duration of the meetings should be optimum to cover all major concerns and immediate actions required. 16. Meetings should bring all participants close to break the barrier between...

October 19, 2009  10:00 AM

How to predict the number of bugs in the next code of a programmer

Posted by: Jaideep Khanduja
Bug, bug report, code, coding, programmer, programming, Project, project management, Software Project, tester, testing

You have a programmer who is writing codes for years that comes to you for testing. The programmer might be coding for a number of projects simultaneously or sequentially. Similar would be the case with you. You would be testing a number of projects simultaneously or one after the other. By now...

October 16, 2009  10:00 AM

Five Tips for a project manager for driving (and completing) a Project successfully

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

Involve all stakeholders throughout: This does not mean that all people involved in the project have to keep them available full-time during the project but it means that the knowledge about the project, project progress, shortcomings, bottlenecks etc. should be continuously shared...

August 12, 2009  10:00 AM

Seven Questions on ‘Average Cycle Time’ of your projects?

Posted by: Jaideep Khanduja
Project, project execution, Project Lifecycle, project phase, Software Project

What is cycle time? Cycle time in terms of a software project is the time taken from its initiation to handover. Another measure in terms of commercials could be order to execution to recovery... A project lifecycle in other terms Do you measure it? You might be banking on your experience...

February 13, 2009  11:06 AM

Dear Project Manager – your “faith” in 5 pillars of project can get you miraculous success in any Project

Posted by: Jaideep Khanduja
customer, management, process, Project, project management, project manager, software, team

I remember a small inspirational story read somewhere recently. A small girl took all the money she had in her piggy bank and went to a nearby drug store. The drug store owner was busy on a phone, and the girl was waiting for him to get free at the earliest. As she got desperate she interrupted the...


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