Project Manager’s Getting Things Done Guide: How to create a tech strategy for your team

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For almost every team that strives to work smarter and increase productivity, technology is part of the solution – and the problem. Research has shown that project managers recognize the need for new technology to support effective ways of working. But in reality, still only half have adopted new tools to increase productivity and save time. As…

Collaboration is the key to project success

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By guest blogger Brad Egeland. I realize that collaboration is a big buzzword in project management and really all business strategy and delivery areas, right? Collaborate for success. The best teams collaborate. Our project teams and our projects would be performing better if we were collaborating. We’ve all heard these and about a hundred other…

3 tips for better team management

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The job role, “Project Manager” has a dual meaning. Not only is there the obvious definition of ‘someone who plans, procures and executes a project’ but in the vast majority of cases, it also denotes someone who manages a project team. Managing a team, who may be a disparate group of employees spread far and…

Project Manager’s Getting Things Done Guide: How to organize teamwork

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We can debate all day on what the essentials of project management are, but one thing unifies professional, seasoned and certified project managers with freshly baked junior team leads; they all share the same ambition to realize the full potential of their teams. Besides common project management tasks such as grand planning and dealing with budgets, stakeholders,…

Project Manager’s Getting Things Done Guide: How to plan your project

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Whether you are a professional project manager or an ‘accidental’ project manager – someone who finds themselves making schedules, dealing with budgets, and reporting success metrics to stakeholders – your priorities are going to be the same: Getting things done. It’s no surprise that many feel that actually getting the important work done on time…

Kickstart 2016: How collaboration software will boost your teamwork

Now in the beginning of 2016, it is a great opportunity to review how will work together with your team for the rest of the year. Project collaboration and work management tools designed to plan, organize teamwork and execute tasks are outstanding drivers for efficient teamwork. Our perspective on teamwork Absolutely essential for collaborative ongoing work and projects, is…

Projectplace Pro beta version is out now: try the next generation of work management software

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We are all team members. Sometimes in bootstrapped groups, fighting impossible deadlines. Sometimes dealing with lots of external partners and stakeholders. We are juggling budgets, large and small. Sometimes as assigned leaders. Different roles, conditions and challenges require different sets of skills and work tools. Undoubtably, we share the same goals in an organization, department…

All team members keep track of progress with new Dashboard section in Projectplace

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Work has now become even more visualized in Projectplace. All team members can easily keep track of progress with a brand new Dashboard section.  Instant access to realtime status updates of your projects is invaluable information for teams and project managers. Planview is now releasing a new Dashboard section in Projectplace with widgets providing a clear visualization of how…

Introducing: ToDo – a free version of Projectplace

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We’re armed with smartphones, tablets, social networks and the cloud. It’s all in place. But are we really using new technology to get things done? Projectplace is now beta launching ToDo, providing the easy-to-use power of workflow planning and collaboration to everyone – for free. In today’s always-connected world, armed with smartphones, tablets, social networks…