How Critical Path Method Drives Project Management Success

Some projects may consist of hundreds of tasks and dependencies. Sometimes it is not easy to identify the most important tasks and meet their deadlines. Do you know the method that can solve this problem? What is the critical path method? Critical path method (CPM) is a step-by-step management technique for project processes planning. It…

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Best Project Management Books for Every Manager

Reading is one of the most helpful ways to become more professional. Professional books can teach much better than lectures or professors. In this article we prepared the list of books with their descriptions for you. They will be of much help in managing projects in 2017. Why is it so important to read the best…

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10 Project Management Skills to Possess for Every Project Manager

Any project manager, in case he or she wants to be successful, should be all-in-one person. It does not only include professional skills, knowledge and overall background. It also concerns many other personal qualities and abilities like getting on with teammates, clients and stakeholders, etc. If you as a project manager have great technical training,…

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GanttPRO as the Best Microsoft Project Alternative for Creating Gantt Charts

Project managers are busy people. They have to do bunch of various things, from planning till final accomplishment of a project. It’s challenging, no doubts. However, there are some moments where they can feel happy: nowadays they can choose between so many management tools, so sometimes it hurts to make a choice rather than to…

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10 Tips for Successful Project Management

Among the other things that should be remembered by successful project management team, there is the fact that sometimes there’s nobody who manages the manager. Thus, all taken decisions should be made following by deep base of knowledge and thorough understanding of this job. Here we provide some tips along with a useful project management…

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How to Set Task Dependencies in GanttPRO

You can hardly find a single thing in our world that has absolutely no connection to something else. Everything around us is a system where things connect to each other. Project management where tasks are obligatory parts is no exception. Projects without tasks are impossible. Even the simplest one with just one person: this person…

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What is a Milestone in Project Management?

Our lives are full of milestones. Graduation from university, getting the first job, buying a car, wedding, etc. – these are all examples of milestones. Any project, being inevitable part of our lives, has its milestones, too. Regardless of their size and number of members, they can be met everywhere within a timeline. What is…

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How to Create a Project Plan in 7 Steps

Every process, notion, thing, etc. start from something. That moment began not now, days or years ago, and things looked differently – not like they do now. Looking, for instance, at a car, we realize that at the beginning its appearance was contrasting: at first all began with an idea, then there was discussion, designer’s…

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How to Successfully Manage Projects with Timely Created Project Scope Statements

The world we live in is not chaotic. To function properly, it applies certain rules to a great variety of things and systems. And in any system there is a structure without which it won’t exist as an ordered set. Project management is definitely a complicated structure where its elements should exist in an order…

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How to Win the Battle Against Project Scope Creep?

“You know what the issue is with this world? Everyone wants some magical solution to their problem and everyone refuses to believe in magic.” Lewis Carroll There is no magic in project management. Any small problem can become a serious consequence for any skilled manager. Even if you are fluent in one of the business…

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4 Business Analysis Techniques for IT-Managers

Any project begins with a detailed study, references, monitoring and analysis. Before creating a project brief, a business analyst needs to answer a lot of questions about how to start communication with a customer, how to conduct an interview or how to find out the customer's requirements. One more important question is how to choose…

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