Project Management Software Reviews – Articles – Books – Training

Smartsheet is an online project management & task collaboration tool that is redefining how teams work. It has a familiar and easy to use spreadsheet-like interface, coupled with file sharing, Gantt charts, and work automation features. Learn more

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Manage Enterprise projects from creating and delegating tasks, to visualizing plans and organize workflows, and more. Perfect for Marketing, Creative, Operations, IT, Project, and Product teams of 20+ people. Learn more

Mavenlink gives your team a cloud-based solution for managing the entire project delivery lifecycle. Complete projects, track time, plan resources, and monitor financial performance — all in a single, user-friendly application. Learn more

AceProject is a full-featured and easy-to-use project management system that is trusted by thousands of co-located and distributed teams for project planning, tracking and online collaboration. Powerful solution at a competitive price. Visit now! Learn more

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New generation project management software designed to drive results. Empowers companies with an innovative technology that dramatically simplifies planning for project managers and effectively enables execution and collaboration for teams. Learn more

Bridge24 - Enhanced Reporting and Exporting Capabiliies for Asana, Trello, Basecamp and AceProject

Bridge24 is a reporting and exporting application that enhances the functionality of Asana, Trello, Basecamp, and AceProject. With a one-click dynamic connection, users get to access powerful and flexible tools that enable them extract greater value out of their project data. Learn more

Top 5 CRM Management Software in 2019

Customer relationship management (CRM) is essential for companies of all sizes as a business strategy. CRM encompasses a wide area of interactions and activities between a company and its customers. As a business strategy, it helps in understanding the customer, retaining them, attracting new ones, and winning new deals, thereby increasing profitability, but also decreasing customer management costs. The Internet and advances in technology brought about new CRM software that are scalable and customizable, with …

Effective Time Management for Project Success

As one of the three parameters of every project, time is a commodity that project managers want the most, but often have the least. The business world is moving at an increasingly fast pace, so project managers are under pressure to deliver projects more quickly than ever before. Upper management and clients will judge a project’s success not only by the achievement of goals, but by whether these goals were achieved within the deadline to retain …

Relinquishing Control to Gain Control

Lynda Rutledge currently serves as the Program Executive Officer for Air Force Mobility and Training Aircraft Programs but has had a long and successful career acquiring complex systems and designing business strategies for the Department of Defense. The late Alexander Laufer, author of seven books on project management, sat down with Rutledge to learn about her leadership style. This article, drawn from Laufer’s interviews with Rutledge, describes the most important lesson of her career—a lesson she learned on the road to trying …

Top 10 Project Management Software in 2019

Project management software helps project managers and teams complete client requirements and manage time, budget, and scope constraints. However, with so many available options, choosing the right tool can be confusing, and people may not know just where to begin. Many small and medium-sized businesses across different industries are now using online project management software. This type of software uses cloud-based technology and is offered by application service providers as software-as-a-service (SaaS). The Top 10 Nowadays, these applications …

Clarizen Software Review: Overview – Features – Pricing

Overview Presentation Clarizen is an online project management software that helps teams and organizations simplify work and accomplish goals. It is an enterprise collaborative work management solution that allows users to share goals and increase accountability. It supports different work styles and hybrid methodologies that enable increased effectiveness, providing purposeful collaboration and real-time information, so people can respond faster. Start a free trial now! Features, Benefits, Product Strengths Collaborative Work Management – Clarizen project management software adapts …

Scaling Up Excellence – A Book Review

Scaling Up Excellence: Getting to More Without Settling for Less is a book seven years in the making. As academic directors of a Stanford executive program, the authors were constantly asked with different versions of the same question: how do they spread pockets of excellence across the organization fast? The book is the result of interviews, research and case studies that deal with scaling challenges, the necessary mindset to make it successful, and the essential …

The Asshole Survival Guide – A Book Review

The Asshole Survival Guide: How to Deal with People Who Treat You Like Dirt is a book that counsels readers how to effectively handle certain kinds of personalities they work with or involuntarily associate with. The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines asshole as a vulgar word that describes a stupid, annoying, or detestable person. Unfortunately, they can be encountered everywhere, whether in the office, on the field, in the classroom, and just about any period in life. …

Bob Sutton – Organization and Management Specialist

All startups and small companies aspire to grow bigger. As a company begins to grow, organizational structure becomes important. It provides guidance and clarity on many issues, especially human resource and management issues. Without a formal structure, employees will be confused as who they officially report to in different situations. Without this hierarchy, it becomes unclear as to who has the final responsibility. An organization needs a leader who directs and is in control of …

Mavenlink Integrates with Two Microsoft Dynamics 365 Apps

Mavenlink recognizes that each organization is unique, with unique business challenges. Therefore, a one-size-fits-all solution is impractical and unrealistic. With its M-Bridge, a purpose-built, open API-based integration platform, services organizations are able to seamlessly connect solutions. They become more dynamic and able to face new challenges as they come. A few weeks ago, the company announced two new integrations with Microsoft Dynamics 365. These will enable customers to save time and cut costs. Announcing Microsoft Dynamics …

Project Identification

Introduction The key feature of this activity is recognizing that identifying candidate projects is something that an organization should do on a regular basis, not just once each year. Further, when examining projects for approval, it is vital to also examine the resource capacities and capabilities available for assignment. It is futile to assign a major new project requiring extensive discovery of business requirements if no business analysts are available. Project Identification proceeds Project Initiation. Process Description Project Identification is …