project manager

Clean India Initiative: Building the Case for Project Management Office

June 18, 2015

Most intolerable things about India – the filth, lack of civic amenities and civic sense. In spite of rising incomes in terms of currency, it remains among toughest places to live and low on human development factor. Indian leadership has rightly taken up the cause of clean India. It had great kick off. It excited […]

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Program Manager Technique: Be “Doorvaasa” for Better Command

July 26, 2013

In most structures I have seen, program manager role does not have direct reports. Nor he is expected to be technical/domain person. He ends up passing data back and forth and making status reports. When things go wrong he is answerable. From the perspective of ‘check list for the job design’, the balance of authority […]

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4 Foolproof Tips For Effective Metrics-Based-Management Reviews

June 25, 2013

Everyday we need to review a number of activities. We review metrics and color coded charts. We spot the risks and guide the team with specific comments and actions. Sounds like a review ? I can guarantee the following about your project reviews. In most of the reviews – Most metrics are Green. Few are […]

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PMO Practice Head: Driving Delivery Of All Projects

May 17, 2013
This entry is part 8 of 12 in the series Tech Company Casestudy

Program Management As the sales grew, the need for integrated solutions increased. This increased the number of projects involving multiple groups. Also for product within the same group, the influence and dependency of open source increased. So the need for synchronizing releases increased. Also the external partners increased. So did the outsourcing. All these increased […]

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