Project Management Software

Articles to help you manage projects effectively

Welcome to the project management articles section of our site. While project management arguably is not an exact science, the responsibility of applying best practices remains. The articles below were written by project management and business proff esionals from a multitude of industries. Nuggets from years of research by true Project Management Gurus

Project management nuggets of information abound in these articles and we hope that they will help you more effectively manage your projects.

Name ID Summary

Project Management Software 101

Understanding the Five Main Project Management Process Groups

Project Management Software 102 102

Project Time Management: Keeping Everything When it Should Be

Project Management Software 103 103

Project Cost Management: Controlling the Outflow of Money

Project Management Software 104 104 Getting the Idea Across: Project Communication Management
Project Management Software 105 105

Project Risk Management: Continuous v. Non-continuous Risk Assessment

Project Management Software 106 106

Using Online Collaboration Software: Centralized and Integrated Solutions

Project Management Software 107 107 Increasing Project Efficiency with Software Automation
Project Management Software 108 108

Keys to Effective Project Management

Project Management Software 109 109

Increasing Project Efficiency with Project Management Software

Project Management Software 110 110

Managing Projects with Multiple Sites

Project Management Software 111 111

Integrating Multiple Projects

Project Management Software 112 112

Developing Project Objectives

Project Management Software 113 113

Creating Management Goals

Project Management Software 114 114

Effective Project Management: Solving Problems as They Arise

Project Management Software 115 115

Effective Project Management: Mediating Disputes Between Team Members

Project Manager Software 116

Building a Great Project Team

Project Manager Software 117 117

Lessons Learned: The Importance of the End-of-Project Briefing

Project Manager Software 118 118

Defining Project Stakeholders

Project Manager Software 119 119

Six Components of a Project Charter

Project Manager Software 120 120

Process Focus: Initiating

Project Manager Software 121 121

Process Focus: Planning

Project Manager Software 122 122

Process Focus: Executing

Project Manager Software 123 123

Process Focus: Monitoring and Controlling

Project Manager Software 124 124

Process Focus: Closing

Project Manager Software 125 125

Three Essential Aspects of Project Management: Time, Cost, and Communication

Project Management Software 126 126

Assessing Risk: Seven Principles of Risk Management

Project Management Software 127 127

Promoting Project Team Success

Project Management Software 128 128

The Project Manager and Negotiating Contracts

Project Management Software 129 129

How NOT to be an Effective Project Manager

Project Management Software 130 130

Helping Your Project Manager Achieve Success

Project Management Software Successful Implementation 301 Getting your business processes online is not an easy job! According to Gartner Group, a renowned research firm, a full 75 percent of all e-business projects fail due to poor planning and unrealistic expectations of new technology. The productivity gains and cost savings promised by e-business solutions are often lost not because of the technology itself but because of improper management of their implementation. In most of the cases, when a massive e-business solution installation goes wrong, the management of the business is to blame. Failure to understand the scale of the project, oversimplification of the project, inappropriate expectations and lack of resource commitment are few of the mistakes made by management that debilitate the implementation and use of the systems.
Organization & Projects 302 If you discovered the bottom line in your business depended on the organization in your office, your reaction could range from complete composure to sheer terror.
Project Management 101 303 Project management is an important business concept. This article explains the basics of project management and how it can help businesses reach goals more efficiently.
Project Management Dialog or Discussion 304 It's all about how you communicate with your team that determines their involvement - or lack of it!
Project Management Success 305 Yes, there have always been projects. But never before has it been so important for every person to be able to lead, manage or participate in projects of all sizes. Here are five things you can do today to excel with small team or personal projects.
Small Business Project Management 306 If you aren't using project management tools and skills to run your business, your productivity is suffering. Rose Hill, a successful solo-e, talks about the tools she uses to manage her business.
Starting Projects Effectvely
Top 7 Questions
307 We all are project managers. Some of us manage projects like vacations or reunions, while others run implementations of new software systems, consolidation divisions of companies, launch new products, or build buildings. While the scale changes for different kinds of projects, and complexity changes as more people are affected and involved; at the core there are questions you can answer to help get any project off to a better start.
Timesheet Project Management 308 This short paper will expand on two key reasons to move to a computerized timesheet system at your company. There are more than two reasons of course, but these will be expanded on at a later date. ...
Project Managing to Lead 309 For many people, the terms “manager” and “leader” are synonymous. In the business world, they are often used interchangeably, i.e. “team leader”, “team manager”, “project manager” - you get the idea. And why not? After all, leaders and managers do basically the same thing, right?
Project Management
Preventing Slips
310 Can Project Managers prevent projects from slipping? Absolutely! And it's actually quite simple if you follow these 4 steps.
Project Management
Best Practices
311 Where is our success? Although there have been improvements, over 60% of projects/programs failed and many were canceled in 2003 (ref:The Standish Report CHAOS)! Our goal for 2004 and beyond is to ...
Project Managers
Must they be technicaly savy?
312 “Must Project Managers be technically savvy?” This topic always seems to cause quite a stir. While some believe that all you need to manage a project is a PMP certification, others are convinced that you can't successfully manage a software development project unless you truly understand the intricacies of the product. Read this article to learn about my (strong) opinion on the subject.
Project Management
14 Principles
313 Article listing the 14 principles that lead to project management success.
Project Managements
10 Methods to Guarantee Failure
314 10 Guaranteed methods to screw up a project.
Project Management - 20 Actions and there Successful Results 315 A list of 20 key Project Management Actions & the Successful results that will follow.
Project Management - To Do List to keep a Project moving 316 A To-Do checklist to help you keep a project moving according to your plan. Go through this list at least weekly for each project you are managing.
Project Management Framework for Training & Suport 200


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