And then there was Agile, and IT never looked the same again.

Posted by admin | On: Dec 01 2014 | Comments (0)
The adoption of Agile/Scrum as a means of conducting software development has completely changed the relation between IT and the business. Of course, both sides have to be ready for the changes that entails. What are they? Transparency Rules for IT– Programmers...

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Scope Management

Posted by admin | On: Sep 16 2014 | Comments (0)
Scope Management is all about making sure that the project includes only the work required to complete the project successfully. To be effective at scope management, you must learn to control what is and what is not in the scope of the project. Below are some of...

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How Should the Project Manager Deal with Scope Creep?

Posted by admin | On: Sep 16 2014 | Comments (0)
Every project has (or should have) a set of deliverables, an assigned budget, and an expected closure time. There are agreed upon requirements and tasks to complete prior to the closure of the project. These constitute the scope of the project. Any amount of variation...

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Stakeholder management – a brand new Knowledge Area!

Posted by admin | On: Jul 08 2014 | Comments (0)
Why did PMI felt the need to introduce Stakeholder management as a brand new Knowledge area? This was, in all probability, because if we look at the factors influencing the success (and implicitly failure) of a project, the people and entities impactinga project...

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A tool for Quality management

Posted by admin | On: Jul 08 2014 | Comments (0)
As a young engineer in the mid 90’s, I was asked by the management to co-ordinate the work for a certain sub-system implementation of the Nuclear Power Plant in this country. Needless to say I embraced the opportunity immediately. You can imagine I did not know...

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Successful CEH Workshop for IBM Engineers at Pune!

Posted by admin | On: Jul 02 2014 | Comments (0)
A group of 21 IBMers have successfully cleared the Certified Ethical Hacking (CEH) V8 Training organized by KnowledgeHut under the banner of EC-Council, using the EC-Council courseware. CEH V8 is the most updated certification for Certified Ethical Hacking, offered...

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KnowledgeHut is pleased to announced that we are now an accredited Training Provider for ITIL® FOUNDATION

Posted by admin | On: Jul 01 2014 | Comments (0)
ITIL is a globally accepted approach to best practice service management and is used by the world’s leading organizations. Having completed 25 years of helping companies to achieve excellence using global best practices, ITIL is now the preferred choice of...

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Risk Management

Posted by admin | On: Jun 27 2014 | Comments (0)
Evolution of Risk Management Traditionally risks were viewed as a series of single elements. Risk management was seen more as a reactive process and focus was laid on solving only a specific problem. Gradually, professionals and organizations realized the need...

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Service Management in IT

Posted by admin | On: Jun 27 2014 | Comments (0)
Evolution of Service Management Traditionally, IT Service Management (ITSM) commenced with Technology as the key focus. The ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library) V1 library for ITSM was built on Technology-based principles. Additionally, it was found...

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What is the difference between “Risk”” & “Issues”?

Posted by admin | On: May 21 2014 | Comments (0)
First of all, let’s look at the high level difference between “Issues” & Risks”: “Issues”   -  Present focused -  Always negative -  Documented in “Issue register” -  Response will be “Issue work-...

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