Liquidplanner Review

Liquidplanner Review

LiquidPlanner cloud project management software is ideally suited to small to medium sized businesses with a schedule based focus to project management. If your projects are not overly complex but time critical, then LiquidPlanner provides and easy to use project management tool that might suit your need. LiquidPlanner is a simple but powerful alternative to Microsoft Project. It offers task management, project scheduling, and team collaboration in one central place. And unlike other tools out there, LiquidPlanner … [Read more...]

Free Trial Project Management Software Grapple

Over the past 18 months or so I, along with another project management colleague Aaron Hudson have been developing what we would want to see in project management software, which we have called Grapple. We have recently launched our Alpha prototype, which is free to use, for now. As readers of my blog, I thought I would give you the opportunity to be among the first to trial it. I would also like to introduce you to some of Grapple's key features and encourage you to give it a try and share your thoughts on what … [Read more...]

15 Secrets For Project Success

15 Secrets For Project Success

Finding the secret to a successful project is the holy grail for a project manager and indeed for most businesses. Well it is for me, and I certainly have my own thoughts on what the key factors of success are and, while I could cite something around “integrating the 9 function areas of PMBoK”, This doesn't really add much value. So what is the one thing that if we do right would return the biggest chance of project success? Well for me, the most important factor to project success is effective and transparent … [Read more...]

What Project Management Means To Me #PMFlashblog

What Project Management Means To Me #PMFlashblog

This was a tough article to write, considering that this article on the topic “what does project management mean to me” is being published with another 71 of the leading project management bloggers around the world, talk about pressure… I sat for a couple of weeks mulling over the topic for the post, what does project management mean to me? Really, how do I write about that, who should I target it for? In the end, I reached out to my wife and asked her what I should write about, her response as we lay in bed that night … [Read more...]

Using Twitter For Project Management Communications

Using Twitter For Project Management Communications

Are you looking for new ways to improve project communication? Twitter can provide an interesting solution for small relevant and concise chunks of information that can be tailored to each individual stakeholder group. Importance Of Project Communication There is no doubt that effectively communication with project stakeholders directly correlates to increased project success. The impact a stakeholder can have on the project increases exponentially over time and the risk of stakeholder led changes increases as their … [Read more...]