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The proliferation of web-based business solutions has led to a flood of super simple, easy to use software-as-a-service (SaaS) tools. This is nice, except for when you need more functionality than just one simple tool. Then you end up using three or four online services just to access the features intended to make your workday easier.
Fortunately, many web app providers recognize this issue and are moving to build web tools that encompass the needs of a whole business.
Specifically, project management software companies specializing in products for small businesses are starting to incorporate invoicing and billing functionality into their offerings.
This benefits small business users for several reasons.
Project management (PM) software is the central hub of your team’s progress. Simple time tracking features allow you to track the man-hours spent on a project. Read the Complete Article
Pursuing a project management career can be a very lucrative occupation. However, the profession demands for competent and adequately trained project managers, and is usually accompanied by stressful and demanding financial constraints. Every year, countless students aspiring to be future Project Management Professionals have their dreams cut short by these monetary constrains. But on the brighter side, through the PMI Educational Foundation these students stand a chance to turn their dreams into reality.
Project Management Institute Educational Foundation
Project Management Institute Educational Foundation is a reputable public non-profit and charitable organization spearheading Project Management teaching and learning efforts worldwide. Established in 1990 as a humanitarian arm of the Project Management Institute (PMI), PMIEF elegantly offers and facilitates inventive educational support programs through grants, scholarships, learning resources, workshops, and awards to globally enhance project management training. Read the Complete Article
LiquidPlanner is an online project management software that helps users build project plans around priorities. The team behind the software and the company has always believed that setting and communicating priorities is the most important thing to be effective. All its features such as project scheduling, team planning, collaboration, analytics and especially time tracking and approval have been designed to support this philosophy. Based on popular user demand, previous releases have included enhancements on the Settings and People tabs, Card views, and Timesheet exports. The August Release shows the continued efforts on improving Timesheets, its review process, and more.
Timesheet Visual Updates
LiquidPlanner has given its Timesheet a refreshed look with lighter elements and dialog boxes. The order of tasks appear differently now based on an updated algorithm. Thus, first to appear will be tasks with timers, followed by pinned tasks, upcoming ones scheduled to start in the next 7 days, and so on. Read the Complete Article
In recent times, it is extremely rare that a project is completed within its set budget. Proper planning is the key to a successful project, but there are few problems that are usually beyond the realm of planning. One of them is the budget overrun. It’s true that we can avoid certain problems through planning and proper execution but you can never predict exactly what would happen once you start a project.
Here are few of the some very common reasons that lead to budget overrun and how they could be avoided.
One of the main reasons that cause budget overrun is underfinancing. Not allocating an adequate amount of budget to a project at the start will obviously lead to either budget overrun or failure. Assuming that a project will be a success, not allotting enough budget is downright wishful thinking. Read the Complete Article
Goodwerp is a web-based project management software with invoicing, collaboration, storage and sales pipeline features. It is offered as SaaS for professional service firms who can take advantage of a single platform to handle most, if not all, of their business requirements. The market may seem crowded with task management tools, financial software, collaboration programs and CRM systems but very few can work seamlessly with others, and working with multiple platforms can be complicated, confusing and downright costly. Here is a unified, centrally-located, highly accessible solution that can simplify work and let people focus on their business.
Features, Benefits, Product Strengths
- Task and Project management – Goodwerp project management software allows the easy creation and management of projects, task lists, tasks, and subtasks. It will work equally well with simple task lists and full-blown projects.
Since the advent of internet and the realization of how vast of a market it is, there have been new developments ever since. Internet market is evolving as we speak. Software applications are created everyday, and they are an integral part of success of an organization. However, there are questions that need to be asked before launching your software or product in the market. If carelessly implemented, it can prove to be fatal to business and can bring down the repute of an organization. Behind the scenes software development is as complicated as it gets. It requires initiation, planning, execution, testing, controlling and finally launching. A Project Manager is to software development what editor is to newspaper, and with the help of an expert software developer, the process can go without a hitch. Read the Complete Article
Hub Planner is a cloud-based resource planning, scheduling and time tracking software that is more effective than spreadsheets. It is flexible enough to be used for teams and projects of different sizes. It can be tailored to work for almost any industry, whether digital, construction, retail and others. Questions such as who is working on what, and can the business take on another client or not, will not be a problem anymore as users easily see a complete overview of assignments, availability, vacations, and more.
Features, Benefits, Product Strengths
- Powerful yet Easy to use Booking – Hub Planner makes the booking of project time very easy. As an online application using the latest web technology, no software download, installation or configuration is needed. Set up for a new account, input of resources and booking of project time can all be completed in a few minutes.
Globalization and a highly competitive environment have triggered the need for proof of competency in the form of diplomas, licenses and certifications. Employers and organizations are looking for assurance that the person they want to be part of their team has completed relevant formal education, has been tested to perform successfully the required skills, and has been approved to engage in such activity or discipline by an educational institution or a recognized professional or government body. Certification clearly has several advantages. They enhance a person’s credibility, often distinguishing the holder from those who do not have it. eCornell offers online certificate programs to students around the world.
As globalization becomes the norm, distributed, cross-cultural project teams are also becoming more common. This brings additional complications in already complex projects. The project management profession has developed standards, methodologies, practices, tools and a regularly visited body of knowledge that have helped managers plan, organize, implement, monitor and control projects in all its stages. In other words, the hard skills have helped people produce and maintain a degree of predictability and order. What they sometimes forget or neglect is that people are still at the heart of projects. According to Ruffin Veal III, leadership is in charge of producing change, and without it, projects fail to bring about the desired change it was supposed to make in the first place.
Introducing Ruffin Veal III
Odoo is a web-based open-source platform for integrated business applications written in Python by a global network comprised of over 1500 active community members. Odoo’s business apps are elegantly programmed and customized to manage numerous companies and versatile businesses internationally. With over two million users, Odoo formerly known as openERP, has over 3000 internationally accredited business apps, such as Odoo CRM, HR procurement, Odoo Accounting, Odoo Project Management among other applications developed specifically for use by every department of a business related company/organisation.
Features, Benefits and Product Strengths
- Elegant and Comprehensive Business Management Applications - Odoo’s business applications are precisely customized to run certain distinctive and crucial operations within their respective departments. This include Project Management, invoicing, and bookkeeping to efficiently manage contracts and company incurred costs respectively.