Archive for July, 2013

Project Manager Review

Posted on July 31st, 2013 · Posted in Project Management, Reviews, Software

The following posts include detailed video reviews of ProjectManager.com. ProjectManager Review: First Impressions ProjectManager.com Review: Part 1 ProjectManager.com Review: Part 2 Project Management Issue Tracking ProjectManager.com Review: Part 3 Budgeting How to do Request Management Risk Analysis

7 Key Characteristics of a Web-Based Workflow Automation Software

Posted on July 29th, 2013 · Posted in Project Management, Software, Workflow

It is no longer any well-guarded secret that the web is the key to the future. Nowadays, more companies are opting for web-based technologies to coordinate activities within their organizations and enhance their employees’ knowledge-sharing capabilities. A web-based support system facilitates more efficient and effective processing and transmission of data..
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Project Management is Also Stress Management: How Entrepreneurs Can Manage Stress and Stay Sane

Posted on July 27th, 2013 · Posted in Entrepreneurship, Management, Small Business

Regardless of whether you are a project manager for an organization, an independent contractor or entrepreneur, or a small business owner, tasks and responsibilities can easily get out of hand of you aren’t careful. Taking on a small business or even managing a high profile project can be stressful. So..
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What Are Entrepreneurs Saying About Women in Business?

Posted on July 22nd, 2013 · Posted in Leadership, Management, Project Management

It’s no secret that the number of successful and professional women grabbing hold and empowering the entrepreneurial world has grown exponentially in the last several years. More and more women are upholding executive roles such as business owners, CEOs, VPs, and various other managerial positions. Among these are also project..
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Communication skills: Language of Appreciation

Posted on July 20th, 2013 · Posted in Education

For a project manager good communication skills are essential. There are numerous tools to help you improve your communication skills. One such tool is the book: “The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace: Empowering Organizations by Encouraging People” by Gary Chapman and Paul White. The book is aimed at..
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5 Reasons to use Agile for Developing Software

Posted on July 18th, 2013 · Posted in Agile, Project Management, Software, Tips and Tricks

Project management techniques all come with their own set of advantages and limitations. Some, like Agile, are sector specific. However, few are able to capture and answer the requirements of software developers like the Agile method does. Indeed, there is little doubt that this method creates a more efficient atmosphere..
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5 Career Opportunities Made Possible with a Master’s Degree in Project Management

Posted on July 16th, 2013 · Posted in Education

Although project management has always been in practice informally, it has evolved into a distinct profession with its own specific competencies, skills and career paths. Many project management positions require a bachelor’s degree or experience in a relevant field, but many who wish to enter the profession at a higher..
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The Best Project Management and Business Planning Apps

It’s no secret that more and more jobs and businesses are operating on-the-go and off site. The ease, flexibility, and convenience of technology has allowed us to be able to do this. Since most who work off site can access work-related information, data, and email from a Smartphone or tablet,..
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Advantages of Managing Your Workflow in the Cloud

Posted on July 11th, 2013 · Posted in Software, Workflow

To set this article into motion, it will be fitting to address a frequently asked question: How is project management different from workflow management? The two are conceptually similar but cannot be interchanged. Investopedia defines project management as the preparation and organization of resources in order to direct a specific..
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Project Management Never Takes Summer Vacation

Posted on July 6th, 2013 · Posted in Leadership, Management

‘Tis the season. The weather is warm, schools are out, and people are packing up and heading for the beach, barbecues, and their favorite summer vacation destinations. This is the time of year when many people take long weekends, work “summer” hours, and take time off. So what does this..
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