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  1. The PMI Training Series: Understanding Cost Management in Project Management

    The PMI Training Series: Understanding Cost Management in Project Management

    Out of all the responsibilities a project manager has, in the way of planning a project, scheduling processes, commencing production and delivering the finished product; cost management is ongoing and constant. In fact, it is an essential element of any project, regardless of the financial backing and available resources.

    Alongside time management and quality/scope affirmation, cost management makes up the core of the project management function set. Throughout the product’s life cycle, cost management remains a steady point if focus, being the one fac6or that ultimately determines how successful and seamless the other aspects of the project, and the final product or service, are going to be. After all, the ‘bottom line’ is always important for the client/owner.


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  2. The Best Windows Certification Path to Take Your IT Career to The Next Level

    The Best Windows Certification Path to Take Your IT Career to The Next Level

    It would not be exaggeration to call cloud computing the buzzword of the decade! What started out simply as a method to make IT professionals’ lives easier, is slowly becoming the greatest invention of the modern age. When it comes to storing and processing data, physical processers and storage centers are slowly becoming obsolete in the pretense of cloud storage, with companies adopting the cost-effective and efficient model in droves.

    Microsoft has been front and center of the cloud revolution, offering a plethora of cloud-based services and activity platforms. The Microsoft Azure platform is one of the best offerings, currently competing with Amazon Web Services and slowly coming to the fore as the premier cloud service. To take advantage of this and various other cloud-based services on offer by Microsoft, there are a number of certifications and learning paths that you can take.


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  3. Will Online IT Training make Colleges Obsolete?

    Will Online IT Training make Colleges Obsolete?

    In-person training and education is more than just a mainstream concept. It is a concept that is closely tied to the human learning process, due to years and years of conditioning through the ‘traditional’ modes of education. In fact, even in the technologically charged world of today, education is synonymous with an instructor/professor standing at the head of a classroom.

    This is changing; however, with the rapid integration of elements such as artificial intelligence and augmented reality into the educational process, especially for IT training. For traditional institutions, there lies a daunting challenge, in the form of online-only IT training that students can receive from the comfort of their own home, office, or anywhere.


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  4. The PMI Training Series: Understanding Project Scope Management

    The PMI Training Series: Understanding Project Scope Management

    In terms of project management, the SCOPE details all the deliverables (services, products, and results) which are within the product’s scope, as well as the work that needs to be done to deliver said deliverables.

    The techniques used in project scope management allow project supervisors and managers to set aside the necessary quantity of effort-related resources required to complete a project. The primary concern here is having control of what is part of the project’s scope, and what isn’t.


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  5. Can a Scrum Master Drive Change in an Organization?

    Can a Scrum Master Drive Change in an Organization?

    The Scrum master’s role in the enterprise is quite diverse and has a wide variety of stances. A good Scrum master knows them, and is aware of how and when they can be applied, depending on the individual context and situation. Now, the basic responsibilities of the scrum master may be primarily, ensuring adherence to Agile principles; an important position in itself – the potential of the role is much greater.

    More than simply implementing the Agile framework, the scrum master can also drive major change in the organization, courtesy of both the intrinsic skill set of the position, and the innate responsibility associated with it. In fact, driving change is what they are responsible for (getting the workforce aligned with Agile principles, which itself requires intervention if said principles are not being followed).


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  6. Everything You Need to Know About Servant Leadership

    Everything You Need to Know About Servant Leadership

    For the employee of today, their leader is either an enigma in an ivory tower, or one of their own; someone who leads through teamwork and collaboration, as well as humility and oneness with the workforce. The former is the more common model for larger corporations and even some mid-sized enterprises, while the latter is usually seen inside modern startups and internally progressive firms. Needless to say, the latter; namely Servant Leadership, is the better approach for the current business enterprise climate, and going into the future too.


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  7. The Defining Features and Traits of an Agile Leader

    The Defining Features and Traits of an Agile Leader

    Leadership is a way of thinking, a way of acting, and most importantly, a way of communicating” – Simon Sinek

    Regardless of the business background you are coming from, it is likely that you have heard of Agile. It is a term that’s used liberally in professional circles, to describe the ideal leadership model, one that puts collaboration, connection, creativity, tolerance and inclusivity at the forefront of organizational practices. It is also used to describe the ideal modus operandi for enterprises, the world over.


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  8. Taking a Look at the Agile Leadership Model

    Taking a Look at the Agile Leadership Model

    Being in a leadership position in this day and age of organizational uncertainty and systemic ambiguity is a challenge unto itself. Pile on the plethora of competition and frequency of potential failure, and it becomes very difficult to lead effectively. It is in these exact circumstances that the Agile leader excels, due to both the ideals of Agile leadership and their own drive, as a great leader.

    The Agile Leadership model has proven immensely successful in the global professional landscape. In this article, we take a closer look at the Agile Leadership model, list down its basic concepts and determine why it is as successful as it is.


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