Mudassir Iqbal

How to get your Product Vision correctly defined

In Agile, product vision acts like a north star for product development. It’s a concise statement that captures your product’s long-term goal and aspirational future state. To get your Product Vision correctly defined, you must focus on defining the WHY, it must be focused on the USER and should inspire the team. [Product] is for […]

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Deliverables

In project management, deliverables refer to any item that is produced as a result of a project. Deliverables can take many forms, from physical products to online documents, reports, or software applications.   Deliverables are not milestones. Yes!, a project milestone, sometimes encompasses deliverables, is the only marker in time to indicate the transition from […]

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Project Life Cycle, Product Life Cycle and Project Management Process Groups

In the project world, understanding the differences between Project Life Cycle, Product Life Cycle and Project management process groups is crucial for successful execution. The Project Life Cycle encompasses the stages a project goes through, from initiation to closure, while the Product Life Cycle refers to the stages a product undergoes, from development to retirement. […]

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Organizational Structures

Organizational structures are arrangements or frameworks that govern the hierarchy of employees, its function, workflow, and reporting system. The organisation structure is an enterprise environmental component that significantly influences how you conduct yourself and how your firm operates. Project Organization A Project Organization is a structure that enables the coordination and execution of project operations. […]

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Operations and Projects

In business and management, operations and projects are two independent but frequently interrelated concepts. Operations are the continuous operations and procedures required for the production of goods and services. Operations management is concerned with the design, administration, and enhancement of these processes to fulfil customer and stakeholder requirements. In contrast, projects are temporary activities with […]

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Change Management and Configuration Management

In today’s dynamic and fast-paced business environment, organizations constantly face the need to adapt, evolve, and innovate to stay competitive. Central to this process are two crucial disciplines: Change Management and Configuration Management. These twin pillars serve as the foundation for ensuring smooth transitions and maintaining the integrity of systems, processes, and projects throughout their […]

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Agile and Waterfall methodologies

Agile and Waterfall Methodologies have been part of the Project Management world for quite some time; let’s quickly review them; Agile Methodology:Agile is an iterative and incremental approach to project management that emphasizes flexibility, collaboration, and customer feedback. It involves breaking down the project into small, manageable tasks called user stories, which are prioritized and […]

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PMI’s PMP Application

Before jumping into PMI’s PMP Application, let’s first review what is the project and how it is different from operations. Projects are temporary endeavours that are designed to achieve a specific goal or objective, while operations are ongoing processes that are designed to achieve a continuous objective or goal. Effective project management practices can help […]

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