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by rattanw
Thu 25 Apr 2013 1:40 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Share thoughts on Remote Project Management and Virtual Teams
Replies: 5
Views: 5641

Re: Share thoughts on Remote Project Management and Virtual Teams

Well, I'll agree with many posts. Its true working with co-located teams is much simpler, beneficial and requires less effort and time. I'll always love to work with and as a part of a co -located team for reasons more than one. Yet, ask any seasoned Project Manager and the thought seems utopian. Vi...
by rattanw
Thu 25 Apr 2013 1:22 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: How to Become a Project Manager
Replies: 18
Views: 72664

Re: How to Become a Project Manager

I guess there is no simple answer to this question. A PM's role is largely fluid, depending as much on the organization project management maturity level as well as on the Industry and type of projects that s/he is responsible for. While the knowledge of PM concepts is gained through the books, noth...
by rattanw
Mon 18 Mar 2013 12:59 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Effect of Budget Cut During Project Execution
Replies: 3
Views: 5682

Re: Effect of Budget Cut During Project Execution

I agree with Brad, its just plain painful. Budget constraints are just dreadful, especially when quality of deliverable is at stake. To your specific question, without further details its tough to pinpoint any specific areas, however below are some general thoughts 1. Outsource: is there some portio...
by rattanw
Mon 18 Mar 2013 12:12 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Change of Career
Replies: 4
Views: 5275

Re: Change of Career

I guess the first step should be to highlight your experience in PM related work. Also, please look back and think had to enumerate any accomplishments you had while launching new businesses, business in new geographies, product lines etc. Please keep in mind, that certification like PMP / CAPM are ...
by rattanw
Thu 07 Mar 2013 12:27 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Project Management
Replies: 3
Views: 4330

Re: Project Management

I am not sure about "special", though, in my opinion, every successful project does need in depth project management. Kind of getting your hands dirty types.
by rattanw
Thu 07 Mar 2013 12:22 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Newbie Needing Help
Replies: 3
Views: 4146

Re: Newbie Needing Help

Hey Newbie, To begin with, you must note that a Project Charter is a high level document, it lists the problem statement you're trying to address, proposed solution, project budget, team details, etc. My advice is, you should begin by stating high level requirements, example: is there a MSA in place...