Successful Project Management: Why Planning on a Visual Timeline Is Key
At the end of the year, our team decided that we wanted to write case studies to share on our website. When we started out our case studies project, I felt nervous. I usually work alone, and it had been a while since I’d had to make sure other people on my team were informed
These Timeline Creator Tools Will Make Your Job Way Easier
As a project manager, there are two things that I’d be lost without: my massive art deco mug loaded with diesel-grade coffee and my timeline creator. The first gets me started and keeps me going. The second shows me how to get there. Why Project Timelines Are Important Your project timeline serves several essential purposes,
The Best Timeline Makers for Every Type of Project
“Are we on track to meet our deadline?” Not too long ago, project managers dreaded getting that question from a stakeholder for one of two reasons: The project was so far behind you’d need a Concorde jet to bring it up to speed OR You honestly didn’t know at the moment- although a hurried conference
The Project Manager’s Ultimate Guide to Creating a Project Timeline
Ask any project manager, and they’ll tell you that the teams, tools, and resources they use will vary from one job to the next. It all depends on the project scope. There is, however, one element so essential that it appears in every project no matter what the industry: the project timeline. The timeline serves
5 Project Timeline Mistakes You’re Making Without Realizing
You know it’s important to create a timeline for all of your team’s projects. But simply creating a project timeline isn’t enough. You need to avoid the following project timeline mistakes if you want to make sure your project stays within budget and gets completed by the deadline. According to a 2015 study from the
How to Make a Project Timeline So Your Team Always Meets Its Deadline
One of, the most important tools any project manager can use is a project timeline. Anyone can make a timeline. It’s really not that hard. But making a timeline that works? It’s harder than it looks. What do we mean by that? Well, constructing a project timeline requires more than just adding names and dates.
5 Reasons Why You Need to Create a Timeline Visualization for Your Next Big Project
Research shows that people tend to absorb information better if they have visuals. Even if you don’t see yourself as a “visual” learner it’s still helpful to have visual reminders. When you create a timeline, you’re responsible for making sure everyone knows what’s going on. What better way to do that with a visual timeline?
How to Make a Timeline for Your Next Product Launch
Congratulations! You just scored another project. You’ve worked hard as a project manager and it’s really paying off. Now you just have to iron out a few details in order to make this thing really work. Your first step? You need to figure out how to make a timeline that works for your team, while