The life-changing act of kindness

The plane landed at one of the remote mining towns. I was visiting the client’s office for enterprise analysis. The office was 45 minutes drive from the airport. One of the client’s employees was kind enough to pick me up from the airport. After a quick introduction,...

Why does the Critical path matter?

In the last post, we have covered the meaning of the Critical path. We have established that the Critical path is the chain of interdependent tasks. But why does Critical Path matter? The Critical Path matters because delays on the tasks that are on the Critical path...

What is the Critical path?

The digital world is full of jargon! One of the key terms that Project Sponsors must understand is the Critical path. Let us explore – What is the critical path in a project? The project is a collection of tasks that must run logically. Moreover, they must be in...

How manual information processing affects your Business?

Let us first understand manual information processing! It is processing information outside the Business system (ERP/CRM). For example, if the Procurement manager disregards PO suggestions and manually manages the process. Similarly, consider the Sales managers...

Not knowing the tools for your job is incompetence!

Imagine a Dentist who does not know about Dental Drill. How about a Plumber who does not know about a wrench? It sounds like they must be very incompetent! Not knowing the tools for your job is incompetence. However, for office jobs, we readily accept this...

We are not our job title!

Often, we label ourselves and others with a job title. I am a Senior Architect!I am a Doctor!She is a Receptionist! We are not our job title! We are much more profound and real. On the world’s stage, we are just playing our job role. We are not our job role! Let us...

Leaders! Manual information handling is a crime!

Business executives! It is your fault if the staff is still manually handling information. When Business systems (ERP) are available to process information, why does anyone has to deal with manual spreadsheets, emails, and reports? Why is there a need to print paper,...

Experts are telling half-truths to gain our attention!

For the weight loss, the health experts are telling half-truths by the statements like: It does not matter what you eat, but what matters is when you eat! You must have a calorie deficit to reduce weightStop calorie counting; not all calories are the sameWhich one of...