Why You Should Ditch Excel For Project Management
Project management, from start to finish, is by no means an easy task. (pun not intended) You need to make sure everyone knows their tasks and the timeframe for completing them. Still, no matter how good a planner you are, the universe generally likes to fiddle with just about any carefully laid out plan. To
7 Tips for Outsourcing Web Development Projects Successfully
Outsourcing web development projects have always been a taboo topic. I’ve heard tons of entrepreneurs and project managers ask questions like “Is outsourcing web development a good idea?” or “Should I outsource web development projects?” and of course, “What’s the best way of outsourcing?”. There are a lot of doubts, a lot of questions, a
What Makes a SaaS Project Manager Successful?
For some people, a successful SaaS project manager is the kind of manager that leads the team with an iron fist. The kind of manager that values results over people’s happiness, and of course, conducts a 6-hour meeting to determine how many points each task is worth in scrum. (<– this actually happened to me
The Three T’s Of Project Planning – Toggl Plan, Trello and Toggl.
As a marketer, I’ve been involved in tons of teams and projects over the years. Small and big; as a team member, or a team leader. Sometimes I coordinated just one project, but many times I was involved in several projects simultaneously. I remember the endless weekly meetings and the continuous running from one meeting to
5 Best Practices For Successful Project Implementation
“Operations keep the lights on, strategy provides a light at the end of the tunnel, but project management is the train engine that moves the organization forward.” — Joy Gumz … and the project manager keeps the whole train on the tracks. With the right amount of planning, implementing and monitoring you have the opportunity to
10 Mistakes Every Project Manager Makes
In a perfect world, teams would always deliver their projects on time without facing any challenges. But unfortunately, in the real world, that is not possible. We are humans and making mistakes is inevitable. As George Bernard Shaw said: “Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a
How To Succeed With Flexible Planning
How do you make plans in an environment of constant changes? Our experience tells us one thing – be flexible. Quickly adapting to the new situation and letting go of old plans is the key. You shouldn’t make very specific long-term plans. Agile, scrum, Trello, sprints – these and many other keywords mark today’s approach to planning. It’s
6 Highly Successful Social Media Campaigns From The Recent Past
There are many instances where social media campaigns have worked exceptionally well in promoting the brand and were able to send the brand’s message to a wide audience. Conducting campaigns over the social media and making them interesting so they can become viral and boost the brand awareness and engaging a whole lot of new