Tagged with Project Management

PERSPECTIVE: Importance of Sprint Retrospective

PERSPECTIVE: Importance of Sprint Retrospective

One of the four items in Agile Manifesto is: value individuals and interactions over processes and tools And one of the twelve principles induced from the manifesto is: Build projects around motivated individuals, give them the environment and support they need, and trust them to get the job done Unfortunately, in practice, most of Scrum … Continue reading

PERSPECTIVE: Projects Failure Countermeasures – no templates

PERSPECTIVE: Projects Failure Countermeasures – no templates

Very often, in training session and discussions, I am ask ed to share project management templates. Requesters  believe by using templates project management will be easier and projects will succeed! My consistent response is: I won’t share any! Don’t judge me! I am not mean. I am just against anti-patterns1; relying on  

PMP Preparation Course – Ramadan 2016

In coordination with NewHorizons Qatar, I conducted a two weeks PMP preparation evening course for a group of enthusiastic and motivated professionals in Doha, Qatar. Though the time was very short as it’s the holy month of Ramadan, It was really interesting and challenging  I have personally learned a lot from the experiences of the … Continue reading

QUESTION: Staffing Plan

I am preparing a staffing plan for the year, how can I make sure  to staff right for next year projects? Planning by nature is an estimation  work, staffing plan is not an exception.  Planning highly depends on inputs and conditions at the time of  plan compilation which might change over time. Our main responsibility … Continue reading