The Fundamentals of Business Process Management – An Explanation

Posted on December 23rd, 2013 · Posted in Education, Management, Software, Task Management

In any business, it’s easy for processes to become chaotic, especially when one process is handed off to another department. You can lose sight of where things are, and you run the risk of work redundancies because of unnecessary duplications. And of course, there’s the fact that anyone can make..
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Why Project Managers Are Late to the Show

Posted on December 18th, 2013 · Posted in Leadership, Management, Project Management, Task Management

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: Project managers have a great deal of responsibility, and are often pulled in several directions all at once, as well as wear multiple hats on any given project on any given day. Having multiple responsibilities on a number of projects, and..
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The Top 4 Items That Should Be on Your Project Close Out Checklist

Posted on December 10th, 2013 · Posted in Management, Project Management, Task Management

Phew! The project you just finished is over and now you can breathe a sigh of relief, and you might be able to take a deep breath before the next project gets assigned to you. However, just because you’ve sent off final deliverables to the customer and maybe had a..
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The Importance of Work Atmosphere

Posted on October 22nd, 2013 · Posted in Management, Small Business, Task Management

Most of us spend a huge proportion of our lives at work, so naturally it is important that we have a good environment to work in. The effects of work atmosphere on all aspects of a person’s well-being is much further-reaching than most realize. A recent study (Robert Half International, 2012)..
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Staying on Top of Financial Project Management Goals

Posted on September 11th, 2013 · Posted in Entrepreneurship, Small Business, Task Management

Smart planning, communication, and delegation put the budget on track – and keep it there. For most project managers and cost administrators in corporate departments, financial project management is an everyday occurrence. Dealing with business dollars is simply part of the routine for team members who work with vendors, undergo..
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Why is Project Management Important?

Posted on August 28th, 2013 · Posted in Management, Project Management, Risk Management, Task Management

The importance of project management may seem obvious. However, there are still many organizations and companies out there that don’t realize how much project managers, whether hired as staff members within the particular organization or outsourced to a project management agency or firm, can actually help increase efficiency on many..
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How to Make The Best Use of Downtime

Posted on August 6th, 2013 · Posted in Project Management, Task Management, Time Management

Whenever  companies hit a slow patch, whatever the time of year, there tends to be a drop in business activity. This could be your chance for a well-earned break or it may be an opportunity to better yourself as a business leader  by following the following steps:  Audit your past..
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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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Project Requirements and Elicitation Techniques

Posted on February 14th, 2013 · Posted in Project Management, Task Management, Tips and Tricks

Elicitation techniques must focus on creating or developing requirements rather than the actual design or how project tasks and activities fit together for the overall project. Implementing proper elicitation techniques should work in both project managers’ and clients’ concerns simultaneously in order to ensure client satisfaction and overall project success...
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Project Management: Gathering Project Data

Posted on February 12th, 2013 · Posted in Decisions, Management, Task Management, Tips and Tricks

Gathering project data can be a difficult task for project managers. This takes knowing your projects and knowing your customers. Before assigning a project or delegating project tasks, there are a few steps project managers should master to make sure all relevant project data is gathered properly. So when project..
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