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Life Case Stories in
These real life stories show that it is possible to get extraordinary
performance from ordinary people through effective delegation, freedom
of work and trust in people.
These cases simply state the real story - what happened with me and what was the result. No claim is made that these are the best practices. They worked for me. It is for you to debate for yourself and decide your own strategies.
Here are a few real life
How a relatively inexperienced team sitting on the bench (unassigned developers who have no live projects and are waiting for new projects/ orders to arrive) gave birth to a Centre of Excellence of an emerging technology. This is my real story of getting extra-ordinary performance from ordinary people.
How a fresh graduate trainee was transformed into an expert in a supposedly very difficult technology - Computer Telephony Interface.
This case is about tapping the skills of a an excellent developer who had no formal technical programming training, but who was programming as a hobby. Though he had no professional qualifications, the good thing was that he had done practical work at his father's business as a hobby and learnt the hard way. It was important to protect his creative spirit from waning, as it was very likely that the more experienced and qualified developers in his team would nip his creativity in the bud. It was important to protect and nurture his unique skills.
My article published in in-house Magazine of DSQ Software Ltd. (SEI CMM Level 5 company), where I had set a record of delivering all software projects on time as a Project Director. Presents the key techniques used for team building, team motivation, trust and timely delivery of projects. This is an abrieged version of the article "The Management of Mondaq is Shocked to Know that.." listed below.
Full version of my article published in in-house Magazine of DSQ Software Ltd. (SEI CMM Level 5 company), where I had set a record of delivering all software projects on time as a Project Director. Presents the key techniques used for team building, team motivation, trust and timely delivery of projects. The abrieged version titled "Key Success Factors" is listed above.
Empowering the Project Managers
IT Project Managers, particularly
in an in-house IT set-up, often become masters of business processes with
their long association and discussions with the business managers. This I
found was very true in one of the companies where I joined as a Head of
Software. To my surprise, I found that the managers, though capable of
contributing effectively in process improvements through automation, were
afraid to open their mouths and give suggestions for improvement.
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