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What Is Project Charter and Its Importance? – PMP/CAPM

Project Charter: An Ultimate Guide to Showcase Your Project A project needs descriptive assistance through which others can understand the technicalities of it. Many would ask what this is? Who does it? Who signs it? Can a project manager write it? Is it a simple project document? Why is it important? The list goes on. …

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Agile Project Management – PMP/CAPM

Agile Project Management Agile Project Management lets you produce minor deliveries i.e shippable functionality in an efficient and competent way in every iteration. It’s an ideal choice for teams who are working in product development, software design, corporate analys is and related domains. Agile, Lean, JIT is the terms which are IN nowadays for so …

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Procurement, Purchasing, Types of Contracts, Risk Factors – PMP/CAPM

What is Procurement, Purchasing, Types of Contract and the Risk Factors Involved Questions like what is the difference between Procurement or Purchasing, Agreement or Contract, how to select the Procurement Contract, who carries the risk in which kind of Contract and many more are answered in this article. An article is a good place for …

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Dangling Activities – PMP/CAPM

Dangling Activities Dangles are loosely-tied activities in the project schedules which means that they don’t have defined start or end dates. Project Schedule with Dangle or Dangling activities is not a close diagram and have open loops which make it’s logic incomplete. This happens because of missing clear, legitimate and logical relationships within activities of …

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Validate Scope and Control Quality – PMP/CAPM

Control Quality, Validate Scope and Quality Assurance are three terminologies which keep bugging every new PMP Aspirant.  In the following article, I tried to make the two terms clear and then you might want to read the other one to be crystal clear with these terminologies. Control Quality Control Quality is the process of supervising …

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Quality Assurance and Control Quality – PMP/CAPM

The following write up explains the difference between the Quality Assurance and the control Quality. Quality is the degree to which a set of inherent (existing) characteristics fulfils requirements. ISO 9000 Quality Assurance A set of activities that ensure quality in the processes by which end products are developed. Quality Assurance (QA) is the procedure …

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Project Float and Free Float- PMP/CAPM

Free Float The amount of duration in which the scheduled activity can be deferred without postponing the subsequent scheduled activities. In project management, free float refers to the duration that spans from the finishing point of a scheduled activity while extending to the upcoming planned activities. It is measured by subtracting the primary end of …

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Budget and Cost Estimates- PMP/CAPM

Budget and Cost Estimates are two terminologies that even senior project managers use them interchangeably all the time. Well! one may say that these are the opposite side of the same coin. Estimate – To produce a statement of the approximate cost of (Merriam-Webster Online, http://www.m-w.com/dictionary/estimate) Budget – A plan expressed in quantitative, usually monetary, terms that covers a specific period of time …

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