Be careful what you assume about your project meetings

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By guest blogger Brad Egeland. Are all meetings created equal? Does everyone come to every meeting they are asked to attend? Are all meetings important? Let’s examine a few things that are often assumed about meetings that usually aren’t really true for every (any?) project. Failing to carry out our meetings properly or correct this…

3 key reasons for project failures

 By guest blogger Brad Egeland. Everyone experiences project failures to some degree through their project management careers. It’s interesting when they immediately try to blame a “too short” delivery timeline or a budget that was “utterly impossible” to meet. Yes, those things happen all the time. But whose fault is it? Management for forcing an…

Five steps to kicking off the formal project

By guest blogger Brad Egeland. Customers matter. The size of the project matter. But in the big project management scheme of things, there are some high-level tasks that can be fairly standard from project to project. Yes, there is obviously some variance, but the general idea is pretty much the same – within specific industries,…

Projectplace Named Top PM and Collaboration App On FinancesOnline 2016

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FinancesOnline, a leading SaaS directory of software reviews, has a long tradition of comparing different smart business solutions and helping companies around the world find the ideal app to meet their business needs. Recently, this platform reviewed our very own Projectplace software and featured it as the best agile project management solution for businesses. The platform…

What Top Project Managers Bring to the Table

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By guest blogger Brad Egeland. Every profession has measures of excellence. The world of project management is no different. In order to deliver consistent success as a PM, the individual in that role will likely have some shared qualities with other like-minded and successful project leaders. Success on a consistent basis on project engagements is…

Secrets of an Elite Project Manager

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We have gathered insights from three top project management experts, with decades of experience between them, to shed light into what goes into project management success. Learn how to become an Elite Project Manager in our brand new eBook that is out now. Download Secrets of an Elite Project Manager One of those interviewed was VP…

Help us tell a great story at SXSW in Austin, Texas

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South by Southwest in Austin Texas is best known for its conference and festivals that celebrate the convergence of the interactive, film, and music industries. The event features sessions, showcases and exhibitions. For us, SXSW is a must attend event that brings together people from all walks of life and industries. To learn more, check out this…

Researching the art of getting things done with enterprise project management tools

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Project management tools are supposed to drive productivity, but we know from experience that this does not always happen by default. Armed with technology and communications that make them accessible 24/7, teams across the enterprise are working differently than they did even just a few years ago. People work from home, on the road or…

It’s alive! – User engagement in a collaboration software

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  In the gaming industry, it’s common knowledge that a range of factors creates stickiness. In other words, the overwhelming desire in a specific game to continue to yet another level, to play just a few more minutes. Game-play elements like story, controls, sound, etc, all add up to the engagement level. Similar is the…