Project Planning

Project Planning

Kanban Boards vs. Scrum Boards: How Are They Different?

Kanban and Scrum are both frameworks to help your team get stuff done. But which is right for you? Here’s the differences, and things you should consider.

Project Planning

Rebranding? Read this first!

The beginning of 2020 has been busy for us– we’ve gone through a comprehensive rebrand, taking on the new name and identity of Toggl Plan. We’re nowhere near to calling this a closed project, but we passed an important milestone when we made our new brand public in the beginning of February. The thing is,

Methods

How to Turn Your Quarterly Plans into Action

How often do you look back at the last few months and wonder where the time has gone? What did you actually get done? It feels like you were just running around, dealing with one fire after another, but the list of ideas you wanted to implement is still just that– a list. The disappointment

Project Planning

What Is a PMO? PMO Meaning and Examples

In the last decade, more and more corporations have developed a project management office (PMO) to benefit their business. When you set up this kind of office correctly, it can help you become a more efficient and productive company. To get started, you’ll want to learn more about PMO examples, how to set one up,

Methods

A Practical Guide to the Strategic Management Process

Do you have a vision for your company? What are the values behind your brand and what are your main objectives? And if you do have something you want to achieve, how do you plan on making it happen? Too many companies are flying blind with no clear direction of where they’re going or how

Track

What’s a PMO and How Can It Help Your Team’s Project Management?

PMOs increase successful projects by 38% because they provide a predictable, repeatable way of getting projects across the finish line.

Project Planning

Lessons Learned: A Simple Framework for Project Managers

“Not again!” I could hear Dan, one of the other project managers, from across the hall. Excusing myself to my co-worker, I hurried over.  “What’s happened?” He gestured to his computer screen, which looked like it had a new Easter egg screensaver. “Paul sent this UI to the client without running it by me first.”

Tools

The Ultimate Guide to Small Business Software

Going through the seemingly never-ending list of small business software available across the web is staggering and quite frankly exhausting. With thousands of companies out there promising solutions to every problem under the sun, how is a business owner supposed to know where to begin? Instead of spending entire days on Google looking at each

Tools

The Complete Guide to Work Management Software

As a business owner or team manager, do you ever find yourself wishing you had four arms to streamline your daily efforts? Whether you’re running a business on your own or you have a group of employees to assist you, there always seems to be something that has to be done. And after you complete

Project Planning

How to Create a Flawless Construction Schedule for Clients

Unless you’re building a Lego spaceship with your kids, construction is never a spontaneous or fast process. The project life cycle begins when its owner identifies a need for a new structure or public improvement and ends when all work has been completed and approved by the appropriate authorities. During that time, all steps and

Project Planning

5 Advantages of Systems Thinking and How to Make Full Use of It

Systems thinking is an entirely different way of managing your organization. A typical organization uses many different methods to market a product, buy merchandise, manage customer relationships, and so much more. By learning how to manage these procedures, you’ll be able to run your company more effectively. While business managers and entrepreneurs use this style

Project Planning

What Is a Project Baseline And Why Is It Important?

You’ve probably heard the expression “We’re flying by the seat of our pants.” In project management, we call it operating without a baseline. Many years ago, I had a boss who used to say that all the time. He owned a successful company, which encouraged him to try his success in other areas, few of