Archive of posts - Chiraag George

Enhance Your Productivity With Mapping Method for Note-Taking 16 May 2024 | 6 min read
Enhance Your Productivity With Mapping Method for Note-Taking

The mapping method, often referred to as concept mapping, is a dynamic and visual approach to organizing and understanding information. Its origins trace back to the educational theories that emphasize understanding relationships between concepts rather than just memorizing facts. Read More

The 7 Best Note-Taking Methods Out There 16 May 2024 | 10 min read
The 7 Best Note-Taking Methods Out There

Taking notes can be tedious. You sit through a long meeting or webinar, writing down all the important stuff, but then when you look back at your notes, you realize there are things missing or they don’t make sense. Read More

Mastering Effective Project Deadline Management 14 May 2024 | 11 min read
Mastering Effective Project Deadline Management

Project management often grapples with the challenge of missed deadlines, which can derail even the most meticulously planned projects. Understanding the common pitfalls in deadline setting is crucial for improving deadline management and ensuring project success. Read More

How to Set OKRs in 2024 24 April 2024 | 8 min read
How to Set OKRs in 2024

What are OKRs? Objective and Key Results (OKRs) are a transformative goal-setting methodology that has become integral to strategic planning in modern businesses, especially in the SaaS sector. Read More

What is a User Story and How to Create Them 24 April 2024 | 9 min read
What is a User Story and How to Create Them

When setting out to create a great product, it’s tempting to jump right into the design, specs and list of innovative features that you think will set it apart from the competition. Read More

Visual Tools to Stop Scope Creep 19 April 2024 | 7 min read
Visual Tools to Stop Scope Creep

We’ve all been there, a project is running smoothly, when someone casually suggests an idea, ‘Hey, wouldn’t it be cool if’… Just like that a simple-to-execute project suddenly transforms into an ever-expanding project with endless scope. Read More

Understanding the Basics of a Block Diagram 07 March 2024 | 9 min read
Understanding the Basics of a Block Diagram

Understanding how systems work is essential to making informed decisions, solving problems effectively, and finding ways to innovate. Using a visual tool like block diagrams helps us organize thoughts and gives us a broader view of complicated systems. Read More

How to Improve Accuracy in Project Estimation 22 February 2024 | 8 min read
How to Improve Accuracy in Project Estimation

An accurate estimate is the first step toward a successful project. You must be aware of the timetable, expenses, scope, risk, and other factors in order to plan the work necessary to complete your project. Read More

Proven Strategies to Build Trust Within Your Team 22 February 2024 | 7 min read

At the heart of every high-functioning team lies a foundational element: trust. Team trust is what fosters a safe environment where ideas can flourish, risks are taken, and vulnerabilities are shared without fear of judgment. Read More

How AI Is Transforming Project Management 26 January 2024 | 7 min read
How AI Is Transforming Project Management

The integration of artificial intelligence (AI) is revolutionizing how projects are planned, executed, and monitored. AI in project management refers to the use of machine learning algorithms, data analytics, and intelligent automation to enhance decision-making and streamline project workflows. Read More

How Communities of Practice Drive Innovation and Growth 23 January 2024 | 7 min read
How Communities of Practice Drive Innovation and Growth

In the modern workplace, effective collaboration is what makes the difference. And while the benefits of having a dynamic team that’s great at collaboration are apparent- there’s no magic switch to instantly transform a group of individuals into a seamlessly collaborative team. Read More

Decoding Work Styles: A Guide for Better Collaboration 18 January 2024 | 8 min read
Decoding Work Styles: A Guide for Better Collaboration

We think of ‘work styles’ as personal preferences, but understanding how your team thinks about and interacts with their work is the basis for developing a strategy that can significantly impact team dynamics and productivity. Read More

Your Guide to RAID Logs- the Key to Successful Project Management 11 January 2024 | 6 min read
Your Guide to RAID Logs- the Key to Successful Project Management

When you start planning a project, it’s challenging to foresee every potential hiccup. Yet, at the heart of adept project management lies the art of risk management—a discipline that demands constant vigilance, foresight, and a methodical approach to recognize and counter potential pitfalls. Read More

Understanding AI in Human Resource Management 15 December 2023 | 6 min read
Understanding AI in Human Resource Management

Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Human Resources (HR) refers to the integration of intelligent algorithms and machine learning capabilities to automate, enhance, and streamline various HR functions. Read More

How Flowcharts Can Supercharge Programming 12 December 2023 | 5 min read
How Flowcharts Can Supercharge Programming

Before a single line of code can be written, it is crucial to have a well-organized structure. The backbone of any successful project lies in its planning and organization, and this is where a programming flowchart emerges as a key player. Read More

What is a Context Diagram and How to Create One? 12 December 2023 | 8 min read
What is a Context Diagram and How to Create One?

A context diagram stands as a cornerstone in system analysis, offering a bird’s-eye view of a system’s landscape. It’s a high-level representation that encapsulates the system’s scope, illustrating how it interacts with external entities—users, systems, and data flows. Read More

Why the RACI Model is the Foundation for Good Project Management 22 October 2023 | 7 min read
Why the RACI Model is the Foundation for Good Project Management

Most projects start with a great deal of enthusiasm, but pretty soon there is the odd forgotten task; slowly but surely the scope begins to expand, information gets more scattered and before you know it you are missing deadlines and the whole project seems to be spiraling out of control. Read More

Why Most Brainstorming Fails, And What to Do About It 21 September 2023 | 5 min read
Why Most Brainstorming Fails, And What to Do About It

Brainstorming, often the go-to method for generating fresh ideas and solving complex problems within teams, has a mixed reputation. While some individuals thrive on the creative energy it brings, others dread the thought of it. Read More

The Ultimate Guide to Retrospectives 22 April 2022 | 29 min read
The Ultimate Guide to Retrospectives

Chapter 1: Looking Back to Move Forward Table of Contents: The principle of continuous improvement Why you should retro Why it benefits every team Difference between retrospectives and postmortems ‘Actionable Learning’- that’s a word that gets thrown around a lot in Agile circle. Read More