Fri, 06 Dec 2019 01:31:04 GMT My Professional Journey https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blogs/360718/My-Professional-Journey Sharing Insights from my Professional life , where I have been a Sales Engineer, A Health Professional and now , a Project Management Professional. These blogs encompass my observations or experiences. They may be regarding the Projects that I have led or been a part of or something close to our daily lives like Mindfulness and health which may affect our productivity as Project Managers. Define "Digital Project Manager" for me https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/35318/Define-Digital-Project-Manager-for-me- Thu, 14 Dec 2017 01:06:40 GMT (image courtesy : - thedigitalprojectmanager. com Digital Project Manager ! Here we go again ! Another Tech Jargon of the day or perhaps the decade? Another flashy term misused/abused/modified/bruised/battered by umpteen number of companies and hot shot young recruiters in their brand new... The Pain of Legacy Systems https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/35219/The-Pain-of-Legacy-Systems Tue, 12 Dec 2017 01:17:20 GMT We have all come across Computer Systems in our workplace that have been collecting cobwebs since time immemorial. Management comes and goes , but that squeaky wheel in the corner continues to turn. The legacy system has innumerable problems:- It is bandaged, resuscitated from the dead and ... How a PMP® helped me improve my PMSpeak https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/32879/How-a-PMP---helped-me-improve-my-PMSpeak Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:59:11 GMT Throughout my Project Management career and my preparation for the PMP® exam, my respect for lessons learnt kept on increasing incrementally. As soon as I passed the exam, I shared my lessons learnt from my journey towards passing the PMP® exam  with fellow aspirants on t... Selling Ice to an Eskimo https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/29703/Selling-Ice-to-an-Eskimo Thu, 18 May 2017 23:54:35 GMT   As a Graduate Electronics Engineer, fresh out of university in 1999, the very first job I landed was a Sales Engineer to sell Non-Destructive Testing(NDT) Equipment.  The basics of NDT is sending Ultrasonic Waves through Materials to detect internal cracks and imminent failure. F... The Local Coffee Shop - My Conversation Catalyst https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/29607/The-Local-Coffee-Shop---My-Conversation-Catalyst Tue, 16 May 2017 00:15:16 GMT (image courtesy :- www.linkedin.com )   The importance of a morning pick-me-up cannot be understated. Even after I shower and get ready for work , I am not really awake until that shot of Java hits my veins. Lately I have been reading a lot of books on Emotional Intelligence and Conver... How I learnt about Project Quality Management from Exercise regime https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/29459/How-I-learnt-about-Project-Quality-Management-from-Exercise-regime Wed, 10 May 2017 05:00:02 GMT My colleagues in Quality Management or Project Management would know very well what a Fishbone Diagram is . Also known as the cause and effect diagram, It's one of the Quality Management tools to help map the various causes that lead to an effect or a problem. Put simply, the effect or the pr... Strength Training for your mental muscles https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/28940/Strength-Training-for-your-mental-muscles Mon, 24 Apr 2017 05:44:20 GMT Learning Fitness at the fitness academy has taught me that repeating the same exercises over and over again with the same weights and the same number of repetitions, every session for months together is not going to yield  noticeable improvements in hypertrophy or endurance . If anyth... Talk in terms of the other person's interests https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/28939/Talk-in-terms-of-the-other-persons-interests Mon, 24 Apr 2017 05:42:32 GMT I was on the plane back from Brisbane to Melbourne and a very Business-like gentleman was seated next to me. He took out his massive Dell Laptop computer and his book " Leading Change" by John .P . Kotter. I myself haven't read this book just yet but when this gentleman was sitting ... Never drop the ball on Information Security https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/28938/Never-drop-the-ball-on-Information-Security Mon, 24 Apr 2017 03:38:39 GMT So you have just started a project on introducing a new product, service or result into the organization. You are working with external vendors and internal teams to help deliver the new outcome. And you have also asked the all important question " What are my information security requi... The Dreaded Pyramid https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/28872/The-Dreaded-Pyramid Fri, 21 Apr 2017 05:48:34 GMT Picture a matrix based IT organization with a Project Management Team which relies on other functional teams to provide resources to work on Projects. The functional teams are structured like a Pyramid and you find that the number of Levels of Management is much higher than the actual o...