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  • Risk vs Issue

    Risk vs Issue is something that confuses us more than anything else in Project Management. I have myself always been confused about the difference between Risk and Issue. I always understood it as Issue is an event and Risk is the Consequence. I believe that most of us in the profession also think the same way. So I am not wrong…until I read the definition in PMBOK.    

  • Free PDUs for PMP renewal

    I receive numerous emails about the best ways to get PDUs to renew the PMP certification. Here is the best guide resource for Free PDUs for PMP renewal: http://pmzilla.com/24-real-methods-get-your-free-pdus-pmp-pmirmp-pmisp-pmiacp-etc This is the best…

  • In Technology Projects, technical managers can perform far better! What is your opinion?

    As per me in the current technology world, managers with strong technology background are more equipped to challenge teams to higher productivity levels and lead by example. I have been watching this and trying to gather data for myself from all different clients and offices I have worked in last few years. Everywhere I have seen that managers with strong technology background have more hold on the project and are more clear in their communication as they know what exactly is going in the team. From team’s side they know that there is a place they can go in hour of need hence leading to better relationship with the Manager.…

  • Journey to be a PMP was 10 days long!

    I have been reading various forums for a long time and finally decided to get PMP done few weeks ago. Here is my schedule of action with exact dates on my journey for the project management certification: August 19 2010:::: Enrolled for the PMStudy class for PMP in Milwaukee, WI, USA August 20 2010:::: Not yet started the online study material for PMP August 21 2010:::: Started with the online study material for PMP exam. The only thing I did that day was to memorize the process chart and the formulas provided by PMStudy. (Excellent chart from PMStudy) August 22, 2010:::: Practiced the process chart only once August 23, 2010:…