Program & Project management are NOT the same

Program & Project management are NOT the same

Program management is the process of managing several related projects, often with the intention of improving an organisation’s performance. In practice & in its aims it is closely related to systems engineering, industrial engineering, change management & business transformation.(Wikipedia) Program management is a sort of mysterious discipline, for many reasons. Some of them being it usually

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July 21, 2017 0

How to use The Reframing Matrix for fair performance reviews

How to use The Reframing Matrix for fair performance reviews

One of the many responsibilities of a manager is conducting fair and accurate performance reviews. These reviews are required to determine employee compensation, promotions, terminations and/or training and development requirements. If not done in the right manner it can alienate good employees and further affect their performance levels without even addressing the real problems. We

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July 19, 2017 0

Performance Ratings Are History: 3 Better Alternatives To Determine Employee Compensation

Performance Ratings Are History: 3 Better Alternatives To Determine Employee Compensation

It’s 2017 and companies are finally waking up to the reality that employee compensation should not be linked to performance ratings. The trend that started a few years back with only a few early adopters, has started to gain momentum. On a daily basis large & small, progress companies are moving away from tight-coupling of

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April 11, 2017 0

How to strike a healthy work life balance – 5 key elements

How to strike a healthy work life balance – 5 key elements

Technology has evolved by leaps and bounds. People are able to stay connected at all times. It has transformed the way people work, access information and communicate. One can access emails, texts, fax almost instantaneously. Everything is available at one’s fingertips. While it does help everyone stay “connected”, it also prevents them from “disconnecting”. Although very few

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March 22, 2017 0

8 similarities (you didn’t know) between a Scrum master & an OKR champion

8 similarities (you didn’t know) between a Scrum master & an OKR champion

One of the major hurdles in adoption of Objectives & Key Results (OKR) is the lack of comprehensive body of knowledge. We have already discussed whether OKRs are compatible with scrum. Here we take that discussion a step further, by revealing 8 similar responsibilities that Scrum masters & OKR champions shoulder. As opposed to OKRs, Scrum has been written

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February 27, 2017 0

What is the difference between Traditional and Agile Project Management

What is the difference between Traditional and Agile Project Management

In recent years, Agile methodology has become popular with many software development teams owing to the increased efficiency it brings about. Quite a few companies were unable to design and create desired products within optimum time and cost due to their use of traditional project management methodology. By going agile they were able to completely transform

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February 12, 2017

Don’t be naive & set these 4 unrealistic expectations from OKRs

Don’t be naive & set these 4 unrealistic expectations from OKRs

Objectives & key results have started to gain widespread acceptance beyond Silicon valley giants. The agile goal setting framework emphasises on stretch & measurable targets. Although OKRs have been around since 70s, they became more popular in the last decade or so. Especially after Rick Klau’s workshop at Google ventures lab. Companies like Google, LinkedIn & Zynga attribute a good part of their

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January 28, 2017 0

Interview with Atlassian Platinum and Enterprise Expert – ISOS Technology

Interview with Atlassian Platinum and Enterprise Expert – ISOS Technology

1. As an Atlassian Expert, please elaborate on some of the core services of Isos Technology. Isos Technology is an Atlassian Platinum and Enterprise expert. Isos provides full stack Atlassian services. Our service offerings include installation, migration, training, support, custom development and third party integrations. 2. How is JIRA as a tool for a companies

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January 24, 2017 0

Buying an addon from the Atlassian Marketplace? check these 7 things

Buying an addon from the Atlassian Marketplace? check these 7 things

Atlassian’s collaboration tools are famous for their flexibility. Right from project management in JIRA to documentation in Confluence. Teams across different verticals rely on them. Be it managing Aircraft maintenance in Airbus or developing a software in Amdocs, these tools are key contributors. One of the reasons for this flexibility is a burgeoning ecosystem of addons (aka

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January 3, 2017 0