Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Tips: Monday best day to organised meeting for PM

Monday - choice days for starting meeting
- last week's progress and
- this week plan

Tuesday - Produce a bulletin (for a major project)

All Work-days - Monitor progress & coordinate.

Managing IT Project Clients

Some pointers for managing clients in IT projects

  • Promise what you can deliver
  • Acknowledge your errors.
  • Keep the line of communication open
  • Don't suprise them
  • Invest in CRM to help in tracking clients, clients communication, referrals & billing
  • Insist on a Contract
  • Outline the client's responsibilities
  • Use a statement of scope
  • Keep your invoincing current
  • Get the client out of the office once a while
  • Ask client for their input especially if something is wrong.

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Some notes on rewards motivations.

# 1 Money/reward motivators only work for direct, narrow focus of work

# 2 if-then reward often destroys creativity

# 3 Secret formula on performance, unseen intrinsic drive, for own sake and cos it matter.

Intrinsic motivator vs extrinsic motivator

Autonomy, mastery & purposes vs carrot & stick

ROWE - Result Only Work Environement
Strategy where employees are evaluated on performance, not presence. Focus on result only

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

a nice quote from 大学 “Great Learning”

A great quote to share here...

~大学 “Great Learning”
(míngmíng dé yú tiānxià zhĕ, xiān zhì qí guó)
(yù zhì qí guó zhĕ, xiān qí qí jiā)
(yù qí qí jiā zhĕ, xiān xiū qí shēn)
(yù xiū qí shēn zhĕ, xiān zhēng qí xīn)
Da Xue 
 Those who wish to bring light and virtue to the world, must first govern the nation.
Those who wish to govern the nation, must first organise the home.
Those who wish to organise the home, must first cultivate themselves.
Those who wish to cultivate themselves, must first correct their heart.

Monday, May 23, 2011

Business Analytics

  • Continuous exploration of past business performance to gain insight and drive business planning.
  • Developing new insights
  • Based upon data,stastical methods, quantitative analysis and predictive modeling
  • Fact-based management to drive decision making 
  • Strong management backing to champion fact base decision making.

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Sun Tzu: The Art of War , Principles

Sun Tzu, The Art of War presents two levels of principles

Strategic Principles
  • Commitment
  • Observation
  • Preparation

Tactical Principles
  • Assessment
  • Adaptation
  • Leverage
  • Deception
  • Timing
  • Pace

Point of Views
  • The Individual
  • Individual Working Group
  • Competition

Saturday, October 2, 2010

This year web 2.0 summit focus on key point of control

How the clashes between the giants and dwarves, coexisting and fighting for control in the web 2.0 world. Companies consolidating for power and increasing the footprints. The theme for this year summit on the point of control certainly will help the community learn how this controls are working and how it will shape the future.

So how does it help? A map was created.
The  first iteration map that could be found at this link below:-

Hope to learn alot more soon.