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Issues – The sleeping dragons?

Black swan’s companion In any fantasy story, you must have read about the dragons asleep and guarding the treasures. The dragons unknowingly defend the treasures without considering the value of it. You can imagine the massive loss of the treasure if you try to tickle the dragon. A small sneeze from the dragon that cannot […]

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Risks never sleep – Be a Risk Keeper

Nothing is too low for a bear A bear doesn’t probably love to chase and hunt their prey. They are fond of any sorts of flesh and easily pick you when you are asleep. Bears can be predators even though they don’t have many enemies. Although most do not, under normal circumstances, hunt and feed […]

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An Issue Cannot Become a Risk

Can an issue be a risk? Risk vs Issue : Everyone knows that a risk is an uncertain event that hasn’t happened yet has some probability of occurring in the future. An issue is an event that has already happened. Why Risk? Risk empowers us to think proactively and gives the opportunities to develop the […]

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“Agile Takt Time” Helps Stabilize Production

While my earlier blog posts were focused on Agile Risk Management, I am taking some time off from this to familiarize myself with a new subject – Time Management. “Time is the scarcest resource and unless it is managed, nothing else can be managed” – Peter Drucker One fascinating way that I have found to help […]

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What is a PMO Dashboard and Why Do You Need One?

I am the bad PMO guy! Why Am I the Bad PMO Guy? I was assigned the responsibility to monitor the PMO dashboard to avoid content gaps. I take this responsibility very seriously and always try to improve the process flow with help of my self made statistics reports to keep the tracking process smoother. One day […]

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Risk in a Blink – The Power of Observation

Everyone expects for a theory or an Apple in a BLINK! When Newton’s head was bonked by an apple, his bulb just got brightened in a BLINK. He discovered the law of gravity which still exists in every school textbook. “Apple” came to Steve Jobs’ mind in a blink when he was returning from an […]

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Agile Risk Management vs Traditional Risk Management

“Risk comes from not knowing what you’re doing” – Warren Buffet A college called the “Risk Management Institute” arranged a get together for their alumni students. Two close ex-classmates named AGIL and TRADY are meeting years after their graduation. They both are highly skilled RISK MANAGERS. They discuss their families, life, love, society, and stuff. […]

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Contingency Plan vs Mitigation Plan

SAFETY IS NOT A RESULT OF LUCK; IT COMES FROM PREPARATION A Contingency Plan is a designed plan which takes into account a number of possible future events or circumstances where a mitigation plan is the step to reduce adverse effects. That’s still not a clear message, is it? CAUTION IS THE PARENT OF SAFETY […]

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