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AceProject has announced its latest release at the onset of spring this 2015. Some major enhancements include a simplified way of adding items at any page in the application, more options to add tasks, and continued enhancement of the Task Gantt chart. The latest release of the project management software also enables users to maximize the concept of the current user variable, the option to enforce strong passwords and set its expiration.
New Quick Add and Add Tasks Features
AceProject continues to make enhancements so users can have a convenient and intuitive interface. The latest release implements a restructuring of the top right area of the screen to accommodate a very handy Quick Add button. With this button, users now can add tasks, time, time clock, expense, users or client. Read the Complete Article
Scoro is a cloud-based business software with a user-friendly interface. It has superb features and tools for small and medium-sized teams. Scoro offers wide variety of features such as collaboration, productivity, project management and sales force automation as well as CRM. With Scoro, users don’t have to shuffle between different applications and email clients. Apart from that, Scoro also offers localized solutions for various European markets with country specific integrations.
Features, Benefits, Product Strengths
- Time and Projects - Scoro allows users to do things faster by adding tasks themselves. They can easily link different projects with their clients. It allows the users to archive their email tasks into smart inbox and after some time these emails will also appear on personal task list. Daily, weekly and monthly schedule assignment features are designed in such a way that these features are automatically displayed on personal task lists.
Breakthrough Business Analysis: Implementing and Sustaining a Value-Based Practice presents a new framework that helps business analysts face today’s challenges. In recent years, the world, economy, technology, and business landscape have undergone rapid, unpredictable and unprecedented change. Many BA professionals have been struggling to promote, standardize and improve the implementation of their practice and profession. This book provides an in-depth analysis of the challenges and proposes an approach that paves the way for a disciplined and value-creating practice that will help business analysts become future-proof.
This paperback edition was published in November 2014 by Management Concepts Press. It has 280 pages and about 0.9 inch thick. The front cover shows the title in large red fonts at the top, with the smaller subtitle below it. Still below it is the author’s name, which is on top of a digital image of a road and arrow breaking through a brick wall. Read the Complete Article
The Basics of Project Evaluation and Lessons Learned, Second Edition is the updated book of the award-winning literature that discussed the concepts of and the approach for conducting lessons learned (LL). The concept of project lessons learned helps teams determine if the project is a success, helps determine its impact and helps capture valuable knowledge to enhance future programs. The new edition aligns to the latest PMBOK Guide (5th) and contains new chapters for PRINCE2, Agile Retrospectives, and Knowledge Transfer. It also includes new resources in a free CD that comes with the book. It provides a practical guidance for conducting LL in a simplified and formalized way.
The paperback edition was published in August 2014 by Productivity Press. It has 214 pages and is about 1 inch thick. Read the Complete Article
Great Lessons in Project Management is a compilation of stories from the author’s several decades of experience as either a project manager, a quality assurance expert, or someone providing oversight and guidance to other project professionals. It attempts to bring together all the lessons that the author and some colleagues learned while facing particular challenges and events. Many of the lessons came from experiences in fixing damaged or failing projects, and with this book, readers will hopefully benefit by recognizing and avoiding some stumbling points and pitfalls that many are encountering in projects.
This paperback edition was published on January 1, 2015 by Management Concepts Press. It has 143 pages and about 0.5 inch thick. The front cover shows the title at the upper part in large white fonts on dark background. Read the Complete Article
Kanzen is a visual project management software that is suitable for all types of businesses. It’s Kanban feature allows the users to visualize their workload, improve processes, achieve complete collaboration, and work more efficiently. If you are in search of a software with a clean interface, rich communication and real-time update features, then Kanzen is your best bet. Kanzen is developed to tackle all business management problems as a wide range of features are integrated in it. Its metrics and analytics tools are amazing. These tools can be used to evaluate the business processes and their performances.
Features, Benefits, Product Strengths
- Workflow Management and Access Rights - Visualization is the most important element for workload and at the same time this application enables the users to work on many things.
Teamwork online project management software started in 2007 with a focus on customer happiness. Throughout the years, Teamwork Project Manager empowered more than 1.5 million users in managing nearly 2 million projects and completing over 55 million tasks and counting. As the number of customers grow, the need to manage support services with the right tool while maintaining customer happiness brought about a rethinking and a review of strategies. This resulted in a new helpdesk product and a separate chat program that seamlessly integrates with a renamed Teamwork Projects.
Introducing Teamwork Desk
As more businesses started using Teamwork software for their project management needs, more customers are contacting them for assistance to solve problems. To help close more customer support requests, a company usually tries to automate the process as much as possible. Read the Complete Article
Sciforma project and portfolio management software has released its latest, version 7, which is considered a major release since it first launched the software in 1982. In three decades of service, it has transitioned from DOS to Windows, then to Java, and now to a full HTML5 version. It is a leader in the PPM software market because of several advantages such as its clean and uncluttered UI, its off-the-shelf extensions, and its powerful modular design. With a designed-from-scratch HTML5 version, it has become more accessible and flexible, able to run securely on all browsers on Windows, Mac and Linux platforms. The latest web technology also allows it to be available on different devices and screen sizes such as tablets and smartphones.
From Version 6 to Version 7
In project management, it is very important for all the stakeholders to understand the responsibilities and accountabilities of each person. While smaller teams can have more informal rules to keep track of responsibilities, in bigger teams with cross-department and inter-organizational collaboration, it is very important to create a more formal process to track responsibilities. This helps reduce confusion and leads project to faster completion.
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Earlier in March, Wrike online project management announced updates that included table view enhancements and additional functionality in its custom fields. More recently, it again introduced new features to help its Enterprise users be able to track their projects more accurately and let the team move faster while keeping everyone updated. New Custom Field formats present additions to existing text and dropdown list formats. Also, powerful Custom Workflows provide teams and business the flexibility to structure how they work.
New Custom Field Formats
Wrike project management software helps its users see the big picture through information that is visible across teams and projects. Customizable views keep everyone on the same page. Project managers are able to track better project item information, metrics and all that matters with custom fields. Before, users only have a choice of text formats and dropdown lists. Read the Complete Article