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Helpful Apps for Project Managers
Project management has changed dramatically with the rise of new technology. Few things have changed it more than smartphone and tablet apps, though. While desktop software has certainly evolved, mobile devices offer a wealth of possibilities and capabilities to project managers and their teams. What are the most necessary apps, though? With the proliferation of new apps, it can be tough to...
How to Beat Project Deadline Stress: Part 2
In the first part of our article on deadlines and stress, we offered some initial tips on managing stress and deadlines through communication with clients, establishing clear-cut milestones, and being sure you and your team take time to relax. There are some other ways you beat project deadline stress. Set realistic timelines Sometimes it's avoidable, but very often, the key root to...
The Benefits of Agile Project Management for Small Teams
Chances are good that you’ve heard a lot about Agile project management, but you might not be sure how it applies to your project. Agile has made waves in the PM industry, and for very good reason. It can offer a myriad of benefits for certain types of projects. However, it’s not necessarily the right thing for you. Below, you’ll find a short guide to the benefits that can be enjoyed with...
Guidelines for Your Small Project Pricing
As a project manager, you probably deal with a good number of larger, more complex projects. You have costs established for projects of these sizes, and they're like second nature. What about small projects? For certain businesses, the small projects are the meat and potatoes of doing business. Consider this: a number of businesses won't take on small projects. However, what if you were...
How to Spot Your Weakest Link – Project Management Team Success
No matter how strong your skills are as a project manager, your success will only be as good as your weakest team member. The old saying, “no man is an island” applies to project management quite aptly. It’s a collaborative effort, not a solo pursuit. The problem here is that it can be very difficult to determine exactly who is the weakest link on your project and then decide on a way to...