Source: The Right Projects Done Right! – Dinsmore & Cooke-Davies
The Right Projects Done Right: From Business Strategy to Successful Project Implementation (Jossey-Bass Business & Management)
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Market-driving ideas involve high risk. For every successful radical innovation in value proposition and value network, probably hundreds fail. An entrepreneur chasing a market-driving dream has limited downside financial risk as he generally invests enormous effort but limited capital. However, if the idea succeeds, then he has unlimited upside potential to make a vast personal fortune.
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You don’t stop laughing because you grow old. You grow old because you stop laughing. – Michael Pritchard
Once you have gone about and drawn up a schedule for your project and allocated resources to your project, assuming you have done your homework, you should ideally execute your plan and have everything done by the planned date, with the budgeted cost and execute the planned scope per the expected quality. (Its about scope, cost, time & quality and a quality product needs a quality plan and I’m not talking just testing plans and/or testing for quality, but the project plan itself should be of the highest quality.)
But its not an ideal world and you have to track your project cost and progress to make sure that you are on the right track.
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The example is from DS5 Ensure Systems Security and the business goal is to maintain enterprise reputation and leadership.
The measure is the number of incidents causing public embarrassment.
Now , is my mind wandering or am I the only person who sees the funny side or the not so manifest implications of this measurement?
Theory of Constraints (TOC) gets its name from the fact that all enterprises are constrained by something. If they weren’t, they could grow as large and as fast as they wanted. But one has to monitor Wall Street or Main Street for only a moment to know that for the vast majority of enterprises growth is really hard. Constraints are why.
Attributes of people who consider themselves to be highly proficient at managing their own personal information , both at work and at home.
1> They avoided gadgets.
Most find a few key tools and stuck to them. Most are universally conservative in adopting new tools.
2> They limited the no. of separate devices.
Most used just one or two devices.Usually a laptop and a smart phone to manage their information.
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Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. – Albert Einstein
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The Google Chrome OS
The Google Chrome OS is targeted specifically to netbooks, not the primary device of use, but a secondary, portable, lightweight device. The OS is small enough to be loaded on a USB drive and booted from the very same device. Applications on local storage are few and far between and most useful, user applications are based in the cloud. The user interface is minimalist much like the Chrome Browser. Boot time is very quick with Google software engineer Martin Bligh demonstrating a bootup time of four seconds.
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Now with most of the heat from the IPLgate scandal dying down into small embers that may flare once more, some of the sound bytes that we , as viewers, heard on the news channels and came across in the print media was about the damage caused to the IPL brand. The IPL brand could have been damaged irreparably and the IPL brand has now become associated with sleaze. No self-respecting organization or individual would wish to be associated with a sleazy brand.
A brief history of the IPL and about Lalit Modi. However much Lalit Modi may parade his credentials as the IPL brand maker, a little peek at history will remind us that it was not the IPL that brought about a revolution in T20 cricket in India but it was the now defunct ICL (Indian Cricket League) that first introduced Indian viewers to the vagaries and pleasures of T20 tamasha cricket , though of course, it failed because the BCCI flexed its muscle and had all associated Indian and international players banned by the ICC since the tournament was not conducted under the auspices of the ICC. But the success of the ICL, in terms of television viewership, was a kick in the ass to the BCCI bigwigs and hence the unholy rush to have Lalit Modi launch the IPL and further hence have a hugely free hand in its running without any real due diligence either on the part of the BCCI or the IPL governing council. Interestingly, with the ICL shutting down shop, the ban on the ICL players was revoked and thus this edition of the IPL had the likes of Shane Bond and Ambati Rayudu plying their wares once more to a global audience.