IT professionals or people from any of the professions for that matter have a number of tasks that they need to carry out. Some days there are a number of activities and the others, it's sparse. According to a study that only 41% of the allocated tasks get done. The
In IT, even if we are in the technical specializations, we will end up writing a document that supports the technical work.
Most of us use Microsoft Word to draft the documents and the items that are thin red lined are corrected or ignored. We are satisfied after proof-ing the thin
Organizations have spent millions in coming up with ways to make collaboration happen. They have sampled, tested and piloted a number of applications to help in collaboration between employees, contractors, clients and vendors.
But, this is all old school. I have been seeing this happen over a number of years and
People management is a skill that you can never master fully. Even after leading teams for a number of years, you will be amazed to learn something new that pops up every now and then. Learning is the essential part of any people manager, and today I will present the
While policies help you understand what needs to be done, a process gets into the how part of activities. Through policies, you know what needs to be achieved, and you have the resources at work at making it happen. All you need is the methodology of getting it done –
Governance is a broad term. It derives different meanings depending on the situation and the type of industry you are lurking into. The word government takes its origin from governance, and typically governance is the powerhouse where decisions are taken. It houses the brains behind the organization that takes expectations
Creating value is service. You can create value by doing something useful for - say customer. An example is a lawn mowing service. If you are mowing lawn for a customer, he is getting benefited from it. So, you are servicing your customer - by creating value.
Typically, service comes into
It is common to see entrepreneurs get carried away with cool and interesting ideas. The new business will have plenty of zeal but not enough strength to stand on its own. Reason? The business is not solid enough to stand on its own legs.
There's a massive difference between an interesting