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

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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

Bridge24: Reports by Custom Fields for Asana and Trello

Reports are valuable tools in helping people analyze performance. For example, when analyzing the completion of tasks in a project, reports can show which teams are doing well and which ones are not. Online project management tools, such as Asana and Trello, enable teams to easily distribute work, assign tasks, track progress, and collaborate quickly. However, it seems that reporting tools are not their development priority for now. This area is where Bridge24 can help …

A Timeless Lesson: PMO Metrics to Keep You from Drowning: In this fable, are you the fox or the goat?

There once was a fox that fell in a well. A goat happened by and asked him, “Sir Fox, isn’t that water fine to drink?” The fox said, “Oh yes, Sir Goat, it’s the finest I’ve ever tasted!” at which point the goat jumped in the well. The fox, quite bedraggled and waterlogged by now, quickly persuaded Sir Goat to let him climb out on top of him, and the fox, in turn, promised he would go get help. The …

Why Innovation Is so Important to Organisations and Why It’s Not Being Driven Properly

In this the first part of a series of articles, I show firstly why innovation is so important to organisations and how companies are generally failing in their attempts. The following articles then go on to show how the project office as a unique entity is perfectly positioned to implement innovation with specific examples on how to best do so. Companies need to innovate I entered the word innovation and I received more than 2 500 000 results in 0.48 …

10 Project Management Tips Every Technology Company Should Follow

Project management ultimately ensures quality development output for the technology companies. In spite of having a sound team of talented developers, a development company may not be able to deliver optimum quality simply because not setting things right with app development projects. Question is, whether there are any proper and time-tested principles that can be effective for a variety of development projects undertaken by the tech firms. In the technology field, other than the so-called task management, there is a lot of unique challenges …

Project Management: How it Brings Stability in Your Business?

Why do we need project management? Just tell the team what to do, give them a deadline, prepare an excel sheet, and you are done. Right? Most organizations think alike. They consider project management as unnecessary as it is unworkable. They think it as another time-consuming and money wasting activity distracting teams from their core work. If you have a similar mindset, let me tell you a true story. Peter Daisyme is a co-founder of Hostt, a California based web hosting company. …

Craft Software Review: Overview – Features – Pricing

Overview Presentation Craft is a product management platform built for product managers. Designed by product managers, it provides a comprehensive, streamlined, and intuitive platform for planning and managing products. Product managers usually work with different stakeholders, having to shift also between workflows, work stages and tools. Dealing with a mixture of spreadsheets, presentations, wireframes, bug trackers, and other tools frequently leaves the product manager depleted of energy and exasperated. Craft presents an agile way to build …

Positive Leadership in Project Management – Managing Your Leadership Role

Leaders, regardless of personal style and skills, should have a personal management and maintenance plan. Just like a vehicle needs maintenance every 10,000 miles or a machine needs care and attention to keep it running smoothly, or a project needs a review at the end of each phase, leaders need some type of leadership maintenance check. Even if things appear to be going well, we schedule check-ups for our cars, equipment we use, and even …

Nine Lame Excuses for Not Killing Projects

It’s still common practice not to kill non-productive projects. In 2019, managers must still be aware of these nine lame excuses not to stop projects and be sensitive not to overload their organisation. The Harvard Business Review article about root causes of project overload reminded me why organisations lose money. As my own doctoral research shows, one of the most common causes of money waste is too many projects for the resources available in a company. The immediate solution to the problem …

Bricks Software Review: Overview – Features – Pricing

Overview Presentation Bricks is an online project management software designed for architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) projects. Architecture projects are long, complex, and involve a great number of participants and teams. Most of these projects follow a traditional workflow of communication, such as long meetings, phone calls, and emails, which are all time consuming. They usually result in coordination problems. Unfortunately, construction projects are very costly to fix, and often impact the architectural quality of the …

The Definitive Guide to DevOps

A Short History In 2007, IT consultant Patrick Debois took an assignment with the Belgian government to help with data center migrations. Patrick is a systems administrator, project manager, and agile practitioner, whose role in the migration project was focused on certification and readiness testing. This required him to work with both the application development team and the operations team. His experience was difficult and frustrating because of the walls of separation, the lack of cohesion, …