Re: Managing Oracle and SAP projects are similar enough?

  • From: Nuno Souto <dbvision@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 24 Mar 2005 18:25:45 +1100

Ram K apparently said,on my timestamp of 24/03/2005 12:34 PM:

> I was talking to a manager friend of mine. He is of the opinion that
> managing an Oracle project is not a big deal for a manager who has
> managed a SAP project (I am assuming managed successfuly). 'Assign
> different pieces of work to different people and follow-up on things'
> seems to be his way of approaching it. 

that's PM101.  Now, what else is new?

> I know so many other factors may go in to that than just technical
> expertise in Oracle and SAP, but still on the face of it the statement
> looks unacceptable to me. Please give me your thoughts.

It is unacceptable.  The person is a junior PM or
an irresponsible one.

> SUMMARY: Can a person who has managed SAP projects successfully manage
> Oracle project(s), all else being equal.

Of course!  All that is hard with SAP is asking - and getting! - the
absolutely insane prices they want.  The rest is just plain vanilla

Nuno Souto
in sunny Sydney, Australia

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