Managing offshored projects can often overwhelm our global clients. They have to work with offshore teams across time zones with the lack of face to face interaction. At times they even lack the knowledge of offshore cultural background. All these factors add to the already complex nature of the project. It is not always possible to work seamlessly like a cohesive co-located team in a virtual team setup (globally located teams). Below are some simple tips that have come from my experience of delivering successful fixed price projects from offshore that can help any […]
The other day I was watching a regional television serial. One of the characters in the serial talked about the similarity between life and a bicycle, this visual triggered off my thought process. While riding bicycle during my exercise schedule in the morning, I kept on thinking about these commonalities and to my surprise I could find many of such similarities between life and a bicycle which I am sharing with you.
Lot of saints have debated on the existence of duet in human life. The Examples of Duet are found in Religious scriptures as […]
Enterprise portal isn’t just a fancy term for intranet. A successful enterprise portal solution can dynamically aggregate content and applications to provide different types of users self-service access to the information they need. The critical difference is that end users can customize an enterprise portal by adding and subtracting internal and external information sources and applications. Customization gives employees all the information they need to do their job more quickly and efficiently than if they had to search for the data and applications themselves.
Some of the important aspects that need to be assessed as […]
Satish was traveling in Europe. He was traveling by a train and had reserved his tickets for 2nd class compartment. Train arrived and he found out that one 2nd class compartment out of two, was closed for passengers as its AC wasn’t working. Remaining one compartment was full of passengers as everybody was accommodated in it.
Ticket checker of that train saw Satish and found out that he is coming from different country than his and is at inconvenience for no fault of his. Though there were other passengers like him, he decided to shift […]
I want the deliveries at the decided time frame and within the set quality SLAs. Any delays is going to cost me big time and so will your company…” Aren’t these words very familiar? If you are in software industry and these do not strike a note with you then probably you are so used to them that they don’t amuse you anymore. But majority of people would say that yes these they are not only familiar with those words but they are a part and parcel of daily routine for project teams.
This situation […]