The Next Generation Projectplace Design

At UxD, our Design Team that is, we’re looking into taking Projectplace into the next generation regarding look and feel. This includes a brand new visual design and interaction changes to simplify the user experience. We want to make it easier for the user to focus – and in the product today we have a…

Projectplace Ideas – How do we deal with your feedback?

For those of you who are new, I am community manager at Projectplace. Hi:) I come from a diverse background but my main interest throughout my career has been customer communication. I have worked in this field as a trainer, support technician, technical writer and finally landed on the post of community manager. I often…

Release 11th October 2011 – Issues and resources

Another release day! We are currently developing the next generation of collaborative planning and a lot of things have happened in this project. But first some things that will actually make a difference for you tomorrow. Search in Issues We have focused our quality efforts on improving the search function in Issues This is the…

How is Social Project Management different from Agile?

Social Project Management is our view on what is really important for a project to succeed. It’s based on modern social science and new social media inspired collaborative technology. There’s no major difference in values and principles between Agile Software Development and Social Project Management. In fact we share the same origin: Kaizen and Lean…

The Meaning of a Project

In his July 2009 TED talk, New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Dan Pink talks about intrinsic motivation: “The three most vital components of a successful project: autonomy, mastery and meaning”. Do go ahead and listen to the seventeen minute presentation, it’s well worth it. Then, read on. I would argue that…

The Misguided “Three Levers”

Even those who are only vaguely familiar with project management have likely heard of the “three levers” or “triple constraint”: scope, time, and cost. The theory goes that you can control any two of them, but the third will operate independently and uncontrollably. Demand the same scope in a shorter timeframe, and your cost is…