Portfolio, Program, Project and PMO – Understanding The Org Hierarchy

Portfolio, Program, Project and PMO – Understanding The Org Hierarchy

Now this is the second series of article in Real World Free Project Management Training with Example. If you are new to this series, then let me tell you in brief that it is my effort to help new project managers on how project management processes are carried out in real world with the help of real world examples.

 

Now before we move forward its very necessary to understand some key concepts.

 

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Real World Free Project Management Training With Example

Real World Free Project Management Training With Example

This Real World Free project management training series is primarily aimed for new project managers who are searching for ways to understand how things are done in the industry. The internet is full of resources but as my per my knowledge no one teaches you how things are done really. In this series we will be working on a real world project plan not just snippets of a MSproject file or already made WBS we will start from the Business case. We will go into insights, plan it, sign it, talk to stakeholders, schedule it using MS project and close it with lessons learns and review. Full real world working project, isn’t that awesome and I bet you couldn’t find such resource on internet anywhere.

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Common Project Management Mistakes to AVOID – Part1

Common Project Management Mistakes to AVOID

The stature of projects have changed in the last decade. Project costs  have gone from millions to billions of dollars, from 100 members to 1000s of team members,from one office to global.  With the humongous sizes of project its easy to commit a mistake or overlook some important aspects of a project. The point which may look trivial at one point in the project could lead to a total catastrophe and damage the outcome.

 

CIO.com surveyed a lot of project management gurus and companies for the common project management mistakes and found that there are some common mistakes to every project. Based on the list here are some of the common project management mistakes and you should avoid those for the success of your project.

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Managing Large Projects and How They are Different

Managing Large Projects and How They are Different

I Want to Manage Large Projects.Every Project Manger

STOP 

Be careful what you wish for.

Managing a large project is a complete different story than managing multiple small projects. For eg. managing a deck project at home is completely different than making a dam. Imagine the number of stakeholders, the risk factors, cost, political and environment factors etc. It takes several years of experience to effectively manage a large project. Some of differences I have explained you in above lines but there are more which makes large projects different and more complex to manage.

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Managing a mobile app development project. iOS or Android. My 2 cents of advice.

managing mobile application development project

Monday morning – I open my email and see an email from Tim,  business analyst hey saying “Hey AKASH  we have bagged another Mobile application project and by the sounds of it, is  going to be the next big thing”. The e-mail gave tears of happiness to accounts team, the sales manager and business development manager. I was also in tears but not happiness but what I call is tears of fear. To be very honesty every project manager gets those tears of fear irrespective of the experience they have in their pocket.

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Resume Broken or Disconnected SSH Session

Thats a common phenomenon that you break or disconnect your existing ssh connection to your host.  It could be painful if you were editing a script and didnt save it. By all means you would like to reconnect and start or resume  from the same place where your ssh session broke or disconnected. Linux has a software called screen which lets us resume our broken or disconnected SSH session.

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