Project management trends you need to implement right now

2017 shaped up to be a year full of business opportunities and trendy management tools to help create a better, more stable and more efficient business. Want to know how the project management field has changed over the past couple of months? Continue reading “Project management trends you need to implement right now”

6 Excellent Reasons to Invest in Ras al-Khaimah

Ras al-Khaimah (which literally translates into ‘top of the tent’) is the northernmost emirate of the United Arab Emirates (UAE).  While the emirate does not get the same level of attention as Abu Dhabi and Dubai, it should.  The government is pro-western and pro-investment and foreign businesses are beginning to take notice.  As such, here are six excellent reasons to invest in Ras al-Khaimah Continue reading “6 Excellent Reasons to Invest in Ras al-Khaimah”

Project Management Strategies

Project management is integral for any manager to understand and work on to develop. There are multiple stages which affect the outcome of a project in terms of success or failure, and understanding these nuances are critical for managers. Each stage in the life cycle of a project has its own set of challenges and models for managing them, which is why, project management is increasingly being recognised as a technical area where knowledge transcends for many related disciplines. This is an interesting infographic that provides insights for practitioners and students of project management strategies.

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Loans Against Property and Other Home Loans

Can home loans be a type of loans against property? Read on for what you must know before taking a home loan and how Budget 2016 favours borrowers.

Finance Your Dream Home

First time home buyers are now eligible to get an extra tax deduction of Rs. 50,000 on home loan of up to Rs. 35 lakhs, subject to the fact that the property must not be worth more than Rs. 50 lakhs, according to the Budget 2016 released by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, according to an article published in Hindustan Times[1] in February 2016. Buying a house of your own is no less than a lifetime achievement for some. While some people invest their lifetime savings, others opt to borrow money and pledge their future earnings. Borrowing money from a bank or NBFC could be an overwhelming procedure, especially if you are a first time buyer. Home loans are generally loans against property. The house to be bought acts as collateral. Banks and NBFCs generally finance up to 80 percent of the property value. Continue reading “Loans Against Property and Other Home Loans”

How One Company Improved Product Development Time by 500%

When I joined onto a small company that sold business products, my main task entailed the creation of instructions and user manuals for the items being developed in house. Even after settling into the position, a normal set of instructions/manuals averaged nearly a month worth of development time. Continue reading “How One Company Improved Product Development Time by 500%”

6 Cash Flow Tips for Startup Companies

Keeping a steady and balanced cash flow running through your operations is essential for businesses of all sizes but particularly for small companies and startups. Here are 6 tips designed to help you find the right focus if you’re at the helm of a fledgling company in any sector. Continue reading “6 Cash Flow Tips for Startup Companies”

How IT projects are made

A small comic strip about how IT projects are developed. There develops a gap in the expected product / solution from the client’s side and from the development team’s understanding of the requirements. There is always a gap in communication which creates such problems in the industry. Continue reading “How IT projects are made”