Sanjay Murthi

10 articles

Making an Outsourced Project a Success

Introduction Outsourcing has had a long history. Since the days of the first IBM mainframes, organizations have found it more time & cost effective to...

Managing Risks on Software Projects

The challenges of software projects Like all projects, software projects have risks. Risks that were not foreseen and planned for frequently cause major project issues...

Becoming a Successful Team Member

The Importance of Team Work Working as part of a team is a given in nearly all organizations. Even if one is a consultant one...

The Importance of Post Project Reviews

What is a post project review?One of the features of a project is that it has a definite start and a definite end. Sometimes...

Learning to Successfully Manage Teams and Delegate Work

New to the Job? Many new managers and supervisors find it a strange new experience. Instead of just being responsible for one's work, now one...

Build Versus Buy-Making the Right Decision

Tough Decisions Many project teams have faced the time when they need to make a major decision. Should one try to custom build a solution...

Working Successfully with Virtual Teams

What Are Virtual Teams? With the advent of globalization, as well as major improvements in telecommunications infrastructure in many parts of the world, it is...

Useful Estimation Techniques for Software Projects

The Importance of Good Estimation Software projects are typically controlled by four major variables; time, requirements, resources (people, infrastructure/materials, and money), and risks. Unexpected changes...

How Open Source Has Been Good for Software Companies

Introduction When most of us think of software companies, we think about the big 800-pound gorillas in the space—companies such as Microsoft, Oracle, IBM, SUN,...

Better Management for Software Projects

Introduction Software development presents a different challenge compared to most other types of projects. After being a professional developer for several years, it became more...

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