Category Archives: Project management

Know the Key Formulas for your PMP Exam!

To pass the PMP, you will have to know the formulas used to calculate the key project management metrics. Some of the formulas you need to know are: Planned Value (PV) = Planned % Complete X BAC Actual Cost (AC) = Sum of the actual costs Earned Value (EV) = % Complete * BAC Budget …

“Facebook at work” will this work in India?

Some companies go as far as banning Facebook from their offices in order to avoid distraction and multi-tasking. Those policies might need to be amended soon, as it’s been reported by the Financial Times that the social network is creating a spin-off product focused on workplace communications, called, you guessed it, ‘Facebook at Work’. At …

Meeting Spam is Worse Than Email Spam!

What is worse than email spam? Meeting spam. Those meeting requests that you receive seemingly out of thin air that have no true purpose or topic. At least with email spam you can set up filters. You can simply hit “delete.” With meeting spam, you have to politely decline. You have to find a reason why …

10 ways to successfull project execution

  IT is project-driven — and if a project goes off track or fails to deliver, the consequences can be dire. These strategies will help ensure a positive outcome. Some areas, like accounting, proceed in daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual cycles of work. But disciplines like IT are highly project oriented. IT’s reputation lives …

Is HR Department Dying?

Last month, I got a chance to attend a meet-up of some HR professionals. Fortunately most of the people were from either Start-ups or small companies. Most of the guys were young, meet-up started with small introductory session (I introduced myself as HR guy only) then they started talking about Arvind Kejriwal, Asharam, Cricket, Films …

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