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A Guide to Smart Tech Investments for Small Businesses

“Investing” doesn’t feel like something you can do much of when you are just starting out. Most small businesses operate on a shoestring budget, at least at first, so investments can often feel like a luxury. However, there are countless…
Variance Analysis using MS Project

Showing Variances in MS Project Plan As Project Managers, we are constantly updating our project plans to analyse the variances on a weekly basis or even more frequently. With so many unknown factors while managing a project, it becomes inevitable…
SAFe- Scaled Agile Framework

Think of SAFe as an agile and lean methodology for large and complex portfolio, programs. SAFe has two different levels of implementations, one is SAFe 4.0 and the other is SAFe 3.0. SAFe 4.0 has Portfolio, Value Stream, Project, and…
Agile Scrum Retrospective Techniques

The most common way of running a retrospective is through asking these three questions. What went well What did not go well What are the next steps/improvements? The team after the end of each sprint in an AgileScrummodel model sits…
Working for a startup company as a Project Manager

Startup companies are all unique in their own ways. They are at different stages of their business cycle. In the concept phase/ seeding stage or may have just moved out of the concept phase into the Growth phase or between.…
Agile Scrum Processes and Ceremonies

Agile/Scrum is a popular methodology used by many product based companies, big and small these days. Below is a brief overview of Scrum Roles, Processes, Ceremonies and Artifacts.     Scrum Roles Business Owner- Owns the business unit for the…
Agile Models: Scrum Model, Kanban model

Agile is nothing but a methodology that is used to implement the project or the product. This is a process that has been proven to deliver the product or service faster in the market and also produce better quality. To…
Interviewing for a startup company

Interviewing itself is a daunting task. And if you are interviewing for a startup, it’s altogether a different and difficult story.  In terms of both the questions being asked, the expectations and definition of the role and duties, it is…
The Collaboration Mantra

“Collaboration” is the word we frequently hear. This isn’t discovered today, but it is definitely buzzing today because of its significance and the value it brings to the teams and organizations. Because of the numerous benefits of collaborative work, the…
Help me help you!!

Are you a new hire? Just started your work? And you walked into the office with pride and enthusiasm, but there is nobody to meet and greet you? After you have aced the slew of interviews one after the other…
PMBOK6 guide- Organized Pragmatic Clear with Agile guide

A high level quick read of PMBOK6 gives a positive outlook for the Project Managers. The guide looks more organized, pragmatic and has vivid graphical representations. PMBOK6 is organized into three parts, Part1 is the Guide to the Project Management…
Time Management Techniques

We all know that each one of us has 24 hours only in a day. We use only because, it always feels less. No matter what kind of work you are doing, whether it is working on a full-time job…