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The growing changes in Project Management place a huge demand on companies and forces them to be more productive and more effective. Every project manager, whether at the junior or senior level, has to find a way to implement these changes in their undertakings. Only an experienced professional, who has a solid base in Project Management, knows every new direction in modern PM, and is well versed in its application, can make a difference. One of these veterans, Robert Wysocki, has built comprehensive approach to Project Management, incorporating traditional, agile and extreme PM techniques, the Enterprise Project Management Model, Kanban and Scrum methodologies. For every project, he offers experienced guidance through his books, trainings and consultations. His comprehensive approach can bring almost every project to success.
Introducing Robert Wysocki
Whether we observe our life, our small business, our everyday job, teamwork, writing a book or a large business project, we look exactly at the same – the projects. Whatever we want to achieve, attain and produce, we can set up the project. Setting up the project is extremely important if we want to succeed and deliver expected results. This helps us to define our goals, follow our progress and make an accomplishment. Joseph Phillips, industry expert, author, educator and project management consultant, teaches people how to become more efficient in using their resources effectively and increase profits. His 15 years experience brought his strong skills in guiding business organizations successfully. He provides them with the set of proven methods for starting the project, selecting a good team, apply effective communication skills, determining realistic time limits and costs. Read the Complete Article
Project Management has evolved to be a versatile, multinational discipline mandatory to each and every successful organization. As a rule of the thumb, it is essential that practical, diverse and high quality training is provided to aspiring PM professionals. In addition to comprehending key PM concepts, an innovation steering approach should be cultured among the students. For the past two decades, RMC Project Management Inc. has facilitated elegant training of eruditely trained, competent and exceptional Project Management professionals worldwide.
RMC Project Management Inc.
RMC Project Management Inc. is a top notch and globally accredited PM training institution. Established in 1991 by world renowned PM practitioner Rita Mulcahy, the company has successfully trained over 75,000 trainees including reputable PM professionals that have been ranked by the US based Fortune 500. With an exceptional team of extensively experienced professionals, RMC lingers in developing accomplished and agile PM practitioners, business analysts and PM Managers through inventive stratagems, real-life tools and state-of-the-art tutoring. Read the Complete Article
Costlocker is an online cost and profit management tool that provides information on how companies are spending and billing their hourly services. Agencies and small businesses that charge clients by the hour may not be getting the real picture on how they are spending, costing, or billing for their services. They may try to find out using spreadsheets, timesheets, and other time tracking tools only to find out that they are getting more confused and would need more valuable time to spend just to find out. However, they can now monitor where costs are stacking up, which projects are getting more expensive, and which clients are turning out more profit for the company, all in real time.
Features, Benefits, Product Strengths
- Project and Activity management – Costlocker profit management tool allows users to keep track of profits, costs, billing and time spent on every project.
People at OrangeScrum take client feedback seriously and treat it as a valuable resource for upgrading their software. They announced a new August release as a response on client requests and suggestions. Their goal is to provide the users with the most convenient tools and features thus enabling them to use the software as a great support in increasing the project productivity and in managing projects successfully. These new features bring enhancement in defining specific and unique tasks, enable easy login on Orangescrum and use Gmail contacts to facilitate team formation.
What’s New in the August Release
In order to fulfill expectations of their clients, OrangeScrum launched a new release in August. This new release makes the whole procedure of authentication simpler and convenient to use.
Signup/Login using Google - Now, login to OrangeScrum is possible by using only one single step – through Google connect feature. Read the Complete Article
Introduction to Gantt Charts
Gantt charts are named after Henry Gantt, an American engineer and management consultant who developed this type of bar chart in the early 1910s. A Gantt chart provides a graphic schedule of how a project is planned and controlled, and how progress towards the different stages of the project is recorded. Information is showed with a listing of elements such as milestones, activities, deliverables or work breakdown structure that have start and end dates, as well as horizontal bars that may show percent-complete shadings of the work progress. Modern Gantt charts also show dependencies, or the logical link or relationship between predecessor activities and successor activities or between an activity and a milestone.
With the changing business landscape, global competition, and rapidly changing technology, the importance of continuing education is apparent. The situation in the project management field is no different. Companies are categorizing most of their initiatives and efforts as projects. Project managers are dealing with larger or more complex projects, and the demand for successful delivery is greater than ever. However, not everyone managing projects have set out to be project managers at the start, so the need for PM training and continuing education is essential. At the University of Management and Technology, professionals are given the opportunity to obtain updated and relevant knowledge, skills and insights.
Introducing the University of Management and Technology (UMT)
The University of Management and Technology was established in Virginia in 1998. Its mission is to provide opportunities for the public to have contemporary management and technology education. Read the Complete Article
Wrike project management software is helping thousands of users accomplish more with its innovative online collaboration solutions. Goals are kept in focus, priorities are set, and teams are aligned to work faster and smarter. In the previous release, task management, notification and integration have helped people be more efficient and transparent to complete day-to-day work easier. The latest update includes the frequently-requested subtasks feature as well as the much anticipated iOS app. Work has become more manageable and more accessible.
Getting started to initiate a project or launch a product is easier with Wrike project management software. Users can easily create tasks and assign teams to get the job done. However, a big project can result to tasks that are still too large that involve small groups of people. Read the Complete Article
Month after month, Teamwork online project management has been rolling out the most requested features. In the previous month, an enhanced user interface, improved user experience, and inline images, to mention a few, have been included in this easy-to-use and fast PM software. As a result, more delighted users are completing their daily work more efficiently. This month, the team is proud to announce the outcome of their hard work in the form of enhanced filtering in calendars, improved time tracking features, easy status update, and Microsoft OneDrive integration, among others.
Calendar Event Filter
Teamwork makes collaboration with the project team and the clients very easy. People know exactly what they have to do and by when. The Calendar feature allows users to post the time and date for events and meetings where everybody can see them in one location. Read the Complete Article
Every individual or company committed to project management, whether beginner or advanced, yearn to find all necessary information, support, courses, groups, discussions, and resources from an accredited group of professionals in one single place. As the Alexandrian Library of our modern times, Association for Project Management (APM) has built the vast structure in order to cover all areas needed to manage the business projects successfully. They offer a huge database, known as Body of Knowledge, qualifications and training, community groups, a network of professionals, publications, events, etc. APM’s business ethic relies deeply on professional values and has been incorporated through establishing Five Dimensions of Professionalism, making them the one of the Europe’s most trusted professionals in the area of Project Management.