Project Management – RACI Chart

People are the most important resource to a project’s success. The right people have to be in the right place for a project’s success. Human resources are part of the overall project plan. Each task should be matched up to a person, in the most appropriate capacity. It helps to have the team members identified […]

Agile Project Management – KANBAN

Kanban is a “lean method” used to control the amount of work that is undertaken at any given time. This process follows the mindset of “just in time” delivery of results or refreshing inventory/resources. Kanban boards aid in envisioning the workflow through the system (and help in identifying bottlenecks). Each column represents tasks that need […]

Project Management – Time Logging & Task Prioritization

As a PM, time prioritization is crucial. It goes without saying that choosing to do one task implies that there is a trade off with another task. In order to be efficient with my time, I logged all my “work related” activities to learn about my time usage and how it can be improved. Stephen […]

Agile Project Management – OODA Loop

This blog post will talk about a very practical way of managing projects in real-time, while keeping an Agile mindset. OODA Loop stands for Observe – Orient – Decide – Act Loop. This method is about continuous monitoring, adapting and decision making. It is essentially a flow diagram to monitor and implement ideas quickly. OODA […]

CAPM Preparation PMBOK 6th Edition (Part 3)

This section is an introduction to the world of Agile and I will be going over some Agile concepts at a high level. In depth analysis of this will be done in future posts. This section gives an overview keeping the CAPM exam in mind. What is Agile? Agile is an approach to handle high […]

CAPM Preparation PMBOK 6th Edition (Part 2)

DIAGRAMS – FORMULAS – KNOWLEDGE AREA GROUPING Diagrams After learning the project management concepts and ITTOs, I started to focus on the diagrams and their relevance to the respective context. Learning diagrams can help in visually remembering information. Diagrams may not show up on the exam, but it’s a great way for you to understand concepts. […]