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April 28, 2018  1:09 PM

Zoho Creator Empowered With Mobile App, Page, and Workflow Creator

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja
Creating mobile app, Mobile app, mobile app development, page, Workflow

Before coming to the re-launch of Zoho Creator, I would like to talk about some unique features of the organization Zoho. Zoho calls itself the operating system for business. This becomes apparently true after the launch of Zoho One that is a complete suite of applications for an enterprise. I...

March 28, 2018  9:39 PM

Performance Monitoring of Application and Infrastructure is Critical

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja
application, Application performance, Big Data, iot, Machine learning, Performance monitoring, SaaS

Performance Monitoring has become a critical factor for all business applications running in an enterprise. There are various reasons for it. Firstly, no application functions in isolation. There is always a dependency either backward or forward. It is either pushing data to another application. Or...


February 27, 2018  9:43 PM

Five IT Infrastructure Approaches To Mission-Critical Applications

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja
IT Infrastructure, Legacy applications

Let us assume that you have a number of legacy mission-critical applications serving your organization for various purposes. Currently, all these are on-premise. That means you have your own data center and servers where these applications and corresponding databases are residing. You are solely...


January 31, 2018  10:33 PM

Enterprise Project Management Office Model Has Higher Success Rate

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja
Enterprise, PMO, Project management, Project Management Office

The migration to the Enterprise Project Management Office or EPMO model is gaining higher success. There are plenty of valid reasons for that. In fact, the model emphasizes a higher level of focus on projects, programs, and portfolio management. In addition, it aligns well all these with the...


January 30, 2018  4:38 PM

What Are Your Preferences While Recruiting New Team Members

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja
IT projects, Project management

Recruitment of new team members is a normal and ongoing activity in project management. You have new projects, and you require a new team. Also, you need to replace the team members leaving the organization for a better prospect or for some other reason. On the other hand, engaging existing team...


January 23, 2018  12:47 PM

Define Measures of Success For Your Project Managers

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

I am in a partnership with my project managers to define their measures of success. Each of the project managers has to have certain goals in life. These goals should be clear and measurable goals. Unless those are clear, you can't ascertain how to measure them. And unless you measure them, you...


January 15, 2018  7:10 PM

Complete Testing Base Starts With Business Requirements Capturing

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja
business case, Testing

How do you ensure complete testing of a software product? Obviously, you need to have a good strategy in place for that. Because mostly you find a bug after you deploy and handover a product at a customer site that your QC team didn't simulate during the testing phase. Why does this happen? Well,...


December 31, 2017  12:28 AM

Emerging Technologies in Healthcare For Coming Year

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja
Emerging technologies, Healthcare

Artificial Intelligence is not far from reality in healthcare. If we talk about emerging technologies in this field, probably AI is on the top. That is, in fact, quite evident as AI Talk was the key component of HIMSS17 in Orlando. As a matter of act, more than 85% of hospitals in the United States...


December 30, 2017  10:37 PM

Code Testing: How To Ensure An Error-Free Mechanism

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja
quality, Software

Two QC engineers working on a code testing project complete their task with the submission of their testing report. The project was small but critical. Everything is happening as per plan. The next step is to launch the product for a small group of end users. In fact, this is going to be the most...


November 15, 2017  11:02 PM

Victim, Survivor, Or Transformer – What Kind Of Project Manager Are You?

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja
Project management

As a Project Manager, you always need to take a stock of situation about your current state and what state you want to acquire. Are you a victim, survivor, or transformer? Beyond whatever amount of knowledge and power you have, the most important factor in your success is an effort. It is, in fact,...


September 30, 2017  3:54 PM

Endgame Testing Is An End-To-End Complete Product Exploration

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja
Agile, quality

The overall scope of Endgame Testing varies from product to product but its sole purpose is to perform those testings that are not part of sprint testings in Agile. These would include complete functional, load and performance, security, usability, and integrity testing. Basically, it covers those...


August 28, 2017  9:18 PM

Enterprise Agility Is A Direct Derivative of Business Process Management

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja
Agility, BPM, Business Agility, business process management, IT Agility

Enterprise agility is a direct derivative of business process management or BPM. The focus of BPM is changing from business revenues to the customer. It is the customer focus that is now creating a need for BPM application in the business. While if we look at earlier days, it was the requirement of...


July 29, 2017  2:16 PM

Fuzz Testing – Why Should It Be A Regular Part of Software QA?

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

Fuzz Testing or Fuzzing is quite useful in many ways. In fact, it is a quality assurance (QA) technique to discover coding errors and security loopholes in software, operating systems or networks. A lot of enterprises, banks, e-commerce sites, etc. use this technique. It involves pumping massive...


June 29, 2017  10:59 PM

Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Automation Kill Jobs?

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja
Artificial intelligence, Automation, Robotics

When it comes to Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Automation etc., a large amount of negativity starts floating around. Like, reduction in jobs, forced retirement, layoffs, and so on. On the other hand, I feel, these initiatives bring in a lot of parallel opportunities. In fact, it might increase...


June 16, 2017  11:49 PM

Empty Chair Concept Is A Wonderful Example of Customer Obsession

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja
Amazon, customer, Wipro

Amazon's Empty Chair Concept is a wonderful example of customer obsession. In every meeting that happens in Amazon one chair is empty and that chair is the chairperson of the meeting. In fact, it is indicative. And it indicates Customer. Hence, in every meeting in Amazon, the customer is of utmost...


May 15, 2017  2:47 PM

David Pate: The Combat Pilot Essential that Managers Should Have

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja
Performance metrics

David Pate is Managing Director of TBM Consulting Group. The company is into operations and supply chain consulting.The scope of work includes helping clients leverage operational excellence using lean and other technological advancements. In...


May 15, 2017  1:33 PM

Testing Techniques Measurable Quantifiers and Qualifiers

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja
Testing

There are so many testing techniques around the globe. A lot of companies keeping a very low budget for testing don't bother for standard testing techniques measurable quantifiers and qualifiers. In fact, testing in their ecosystem is not a fundamental characteristic. Neither they have a strong...


March 30, 2017  11:29 PM

Automation In Workplace – Does It Cause Job Losses

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja
Automation

Automation in workplace. Is it a point of worry if it is happening in your organization? A recent report from PwC in this regard says around 40% of U.S. jobs would become obsolete by the early 2030s. And it is because of a high risk of automation. Downsizing is a favorite action point of any top...


March 29, 2017  10:24 PM

Business Process Management Software – How To Choose The Right One

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja
BPM, business process management

Choosing a right business process management software for your enterprise is a very important decision to make but not before this. Before everything else, you must be very much clear that whether your organization needs one or not at this stage. It all depends on the maturity level of an...


January 31, 2017  11:31 PM

Agile Project Management Methodologies – Fundamentals

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja
Agile, Project management

Though there are a number of project management methodologies, not all fit into Agile Project Management Methodologies. While you adopt the Agile approach, it is important to understand how to start, conduct and finish a project in that prospect. The top most priority, as per first principle is to...


January 31, 2017  11:05 PM

PMO Advisory Introduces Triple Play Professional Training

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja
Project management

PMO Advisory is a PMI (Project Management Institute) global education provider i.e. PMI® R.E.P. It provides training in various streams. These include Project Management in Portfolio (PfMP®), Program (PgMP®), Project (PMP® and CAPM®), Risk (PMI-RMP®), Agile (PMI-ACP®, SCRUM®), Project...


January 31, 2017  11:11 AM

5 Project Management Lessons From Luxe Amenities Aboard Emirates

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja
Project management

A project manager is nothing but a facilitator to his teams. Agree? If a project manager doesn't care for his teams, the same will apply vice versa. The teams also wouldn't care about the project and project manager. Let us look at 5 Project Management Lessons from Luxe Amenities that you get...


January 24, 2017  12:37 PM

Transformational Project Manager Is A Rare Commodity

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

Transformation is a tough task. In fact, it never happens overnight. It takes a lot of learning, understanding, willingness, desire, determination, and discipline to transform in life. Creating a Transformational Project Manager is a tougher job, as a matter of fact. Rather, it does not happen on...


December 31, 2016  12:14 PM

5 Top Technology Skills in demand For The Next Year

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja
Big Data Analysts, Cloud migration, Cloud Technologies, Cyber security, digital marketing, Project management

Looking at the current trends in the technology segment, 5 Top Technology Skills in demand for the next year would be as follows. The current trends show Project Management has been a top agenda during the year. A lot of aspiring learners opt to qualify such certifications. The...


December 31, 2016  10:34 AM

5 New Year Resolutions Essential For Project Management

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja
Change management, Project management

With the new year coming it is essential for analyzing the current year. Then we will talk about 5 new year resolutions essential for project management. It is equally important to understand what is gone well, what could have gone better, and what didn't go well. For the things that you have done...


December 24, 2016  9:25 PM

New DNA of Leadership In Project Management and Customer Relations

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja
Customer Relationship Management, Leadership, Project management

The new DNA of leadership is ideally an entirely a new journey for new age managers. They have a new set of culture and values. In fact, they provide a new definition of character and competence. As a matter of fact, trust is not thrust in their case. It is a point of earning rather than imposing....


December 23, 2016  10:45 PM

Changing Paradigms of Job Roles in Project Management

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja
Project management

The world is changing fast. It is important to understand the changing paradigms of job roles. A few decades back there was a fast emerging new concept. There was a new paradigm in job identification. Like the white collar, blue collar, and pink collar jobs. There was a clear-cut distinction...


December 20, 2016  11:37 PM

State Transition Testing – A Dynamic Testing Technique

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja
Software testing

Mastering State Transition Testing Technique is like learning to drive a car. You need to be patient while learning and practicing. But once you become proficient, everything becomes quite easy. It is a dynamic testing technique, unlike other techniques we use. This technique is quite beneficial in...


December 19, 2016  6:15 PM

What Is A Test Case In Software Testing – A Fundamental Approach

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja
Software testing, Test cases

Every application that you develop has some fundamental requirements. These requirements arise from business and user. Let us look at it closely to understand clearly what is a test case in software testing. It is essentially very important for the software testing community to understand it...


November 29, 2016  7:43 PM

Practice Testing Can Create Perfect Testers in the Organization

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja
Testing

The concept of a separate set of testers is vanishing. And so is the testing phase after production phase. Scientifically practice testing protects memory against stress. As a matter of fact, testers...


September 30, 2016  10:15 PM

Project Lifecycle And Project Management – 4 Posts

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja
Project management

Project lifecycle and project management have a very close relation. The success of a project highly depends on its timely closure. Although projects rarely have a pre-closure. But it does happen. And it might happen repeatedly. Then here is something extraordinary in that project manager. But...


September 30, 2016  9:09 PM

How To Enhance Project Quality – 4 Key Posts

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja
Project management

Learning how to enhance project quality is critical for every project manager. As a matter of fact, project quality is a multidimensional array of tasks. In fact, if the project manager doesn't expertise how to enhance project quality it will create a lot of trouble for him. He will never be able...


September 24, 2016  5:49 PM

BPA, BPM, and BPE – Main Differences

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja
BPA, BPM, Business Process Automation, business process management

Business Process Automation, Business Process Management, and Business Process Engineering (BPA, BPM, and BPE) are different from each other. It is important for a business to clearly understand the difference between BPA, BPM, and BPE. BPA or Business Process


September 23, 2016  11:46 PM

Automation Brings Maturity in Business Processes

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja
Automation, Business Process Automation

A business comprises of two sets of patterns. The first set is a set of predictable patterns. And the second one is of unpredictable patterns. The former results from operations that are repeating in nature. While the latter arises out of operations that are not repeating in nature. But both the...


September 22, 2016  12:02 PM

Business Process Automation and Its Importance

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja
BPM, Business Process Automation

Business Process Automation is an essential key to any business today. In fact, it applies to all businesses across the globe. Whether your business is running within the boundaries of a state, region, or country. It doesn't matter. Rather the larger the organization, the higher is the necessity....


August 31, 2016  11:32 PM

10 Posts on Software Testers What all it Takes to Become One

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja
Software testers, Software testing

Let me talk about 10 posts on software testers. The first post of 10 posts on software testers is Knock, Knock it is a tester here talks about all that a tester...


August 31, 2016  10:43 PM

Overseas Projects – Major Barriers and Showstoppers

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja
Project management

Overseas projects handling is an altogether different game. You need to be quite careful in selecting supervising and other teams for any overseas project. Understandïng culture, people, customs, traditions, language, and economy of the destination country are some key factors. It requires a...


August 31, 2016  10:08 PM

Complete Coverage of Software Testing – How to Ensure?

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja
Automated Testing, Software testing

How do you ensure complete coverage of software testing? First and foremost is to check if you have a proper balance in your testing team. In fact, it is to check in...


August 31, 2016  8:54 PM

How Good Programmers Be A Good Software Tester?

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja
Programmer, Software testers

Who says a good programmer can't become a good tester? It is important to learn how good programmers be a good software tester. Most of the people will say quite confidently that a good programmer can't be a good tester. But if you look at it from another angle you will also agree that a good...


August 30, 2016  1:08 PM

Good Software Tester Is Not Easy To Become

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja
Software testers

The person in this question is Bachelor of Engineering in EEE (Electrical and Electronics Engineering). Also, she has very poor knowledge about programming. But she wants to become a good...


August 27, 2016  9:57 PM

IoT Predictive Maintenance SOA and Enterprise Architecture

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja
Enterprise architecture, Internet of Things, iot, Service oriented management, SOA

Well, if you think IoT Predictive Maintenance SOA (Service Oriented Architecture) is going to be same as of an enterprise, you are wrong. Even If it is a large size enterprise, it still can’t match ITO predictive maintenance SOA. IoT Predictive Maintenance SOA will be entirely different from a...


August 22, 2016  8:21 PM

Project Management Lessons from Cafe Coffee Day Outlet

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

Recently I was at one of the busiest Cafe Coffee Day (CCD) outlet. We are drawing some important project management lessons from my experience there. The outlet is at Rajiv Chowk Metro Station in New Delhi. During my transit, I was feeling hungry. And that is the reason I was there to grab some...


August 2, 2016  10:45 AM

4 Quality Control Stages make Swap Warranty Possible

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja
Microsoft Surface, quality, Quality control

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July 27, 2016  11:13 PM

Notion Ink Design Labs – An Interview with CEO Rohan Shravan

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja
Android, Machine learning, User interface design

It was an invitation from Notion Ink & Microsoft for the launch of Able 10. The launch date was July 7, 2016, at Microsoft, DLF Cyber City, Gurgaon. Rohan Shravan is the Founding CEO of Notion Ink Design Labs, one of the only...


July 15, 2016  10:20 PM

Apteligent Releases New Mobile App Industry Metrics Whitepaper

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja
Mobile app, Mobile applications, Mobile development

Apteligent is a smart mobile app intelligence platform company in San Francisco. Recently, it released a new mobile app industry metrics along with a whitepaper titled “Optimize Mobile KPIs Through User-Centered App Metric”. Apteligent develops tools to empower mobile development teams and...


June 27, 2016  10:06 PM

Working Software vs Full Documentation

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja
Documentation, Software Management

No business survives without automation. The extent of automation varies from organization to organization. Automation includes business applications...


June 27, 2016  9:35 PM

Processes and Tools Are Run by Individuals and Interactions

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja
Business Process, Development tools

Processes and Tools are important for any project. More important is to understand the two key drivers of these. Whatever is the level of automation of processes and the advanced level of tools, it is the individuals and interactions that drive them. If the two sides are not synced well, it is...


June 27, 2016  9:16 PM

Customer Collaboration – 3 Pillars in Software Development

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja
Change management, Contract negotiations, Customer communication, product development, Software development

Customer Collaboration is a very important factor in a Software Development project. There is no success possible if a customer is not engaged well right since beginning of


June 26, 2016  11:13 PM

Agile Software Development – 4 Basic Elements

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja
Agile Software, Agile software development

It is important to understand the fundamental approach of Agile Software Development. Once the basic elements are clear it becomes easier to adopt the methodology and move in right direction. The journey of


May 28, 2016  11:52 PM

Agile eCommerce Development or Waterfall depends on Risk Appetite

Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja Profile: Jaideep Khanduja
Agile development, CRM, Ecommerce, Project management, salesforce, Waterfall, Waterfall development

This is the last post in the series of discussion with Shawn. We talk here about advantages to Agile eCommerce development over Waterfall eCommerce development, It all depends on the risk...


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