Category Archives: Project Management

Conquering by Inaction

It was apt that I should come across this nugget of wisdom- “Conquer by Inaction” while¬†managing a project of which I just could not understand the technical details. On the other hand, the team that I had was highly mature … Continue reading

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Managing by Exception

As a techie who grew through the ranks, starting as a programmer to project lead to project manager and then a program manager, I have had no management training as such. It came naturally, the learning happened either by burning … Continue reading

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Why Software is not an Art

Related previous post While the age of 40 is a pretty reasonable for an ordinary person (like most of us!) to master their chosen field of work, it is not a correct analogy for an entire industry. There are at … Continue reading

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In Search of Dulcinea

An OASIG study in the UK indicated that 7 out of 10 software projects fail in one respect or the other. This is like saying that if software projects were like an air flight, the probability of a passenger reaching … Continue reading

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