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What Should We Know About Traditional Waterfall Methodology

What is the best way to develop software? There should be several, right? Actually, Waterfall and Agile are the most prominent methods. We have recently described what is Agile management methodology and what is Program Evaluation and Review Technique, so it's time to clarify all important points about Waterfall. Actually, you are able to use…

Paolo Kukhnavets
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November 23, 2016
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Estimated reading time: 6 minutes
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PERT Chart Practice for Complex Projects

It should be two probable reasons why you’ve decided to read this article: You want to manage a project that should be completed by a certain deadline. You are looking for the definition of the acronym PERT and, consequently, PERT chart definition. Actually, you’re in the right place! Here we'd like to share some basic…

Pavel Kukhnavets
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November 14, 2016
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Estimated reading time: 6 minutes
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5 Strong Reasons to Use Timeline Charts For Your Business

Project management is a versatile sphere with different methodologies and tools. Managers all over the world try to use innovative techniques and new trends to improve their business results. But there is at least one component that appears in every project. In this article, we'd like to share some basic and interesting facts about project…

Paolo Kukhnavets
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December 1, 2016
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Estimated reading time: 6 minutes
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What is a Work Breakdown Structure and How to Improve Project Management with a WBS?

Breaking tasks into smaller and manageable portions makes the workflow much easier. This is one of the enduring truths of project management. A work breakdown structure (WBS) is what helps managers break down each step of their projects and consider all tasks to achieve the final results.  This article is about a WBS, its role…

Paolo Kukhnavets
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May 13, 2022
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Estimated reading time: 17 minutes
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MoSCow Method: the Most Successful Prioritization Technique For Any Project

“You do not need to do work faster or to eliminate gaps in productivity to make better use of your time. You need to spend more time on the right things...” Ray Johnson How does it feel when you get up early in the morning and have so much to do? Everyone surely knows that…

Paolo Kukhnavets
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October 26, 2016
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Estimated reading time: 6 minutes
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Key Advantages of Agile Practices in Project Management

Project managers solve many objectives. They manage teams, plan and schedule their aims, using smart goal templates, set deadlines, etc. And one of the most important objectives is choosing the best management method for a project. The popular Agile methodology has its advantages and drawbacks, so how should we know which one to choose? Recently,…

Paolo Kukhnavets
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October 11, 2016
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Estimated reading time: 7 minutes
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Project Management Smart Goals for Business: Templates and Examples

What are SMART goals? SMART (S.M.A.R.T.) is an acronym formed by the first letters of words: S = Specific, M = Measurable, A = Achievable/Attainable, R = Relevant/ Realistic/ Results Focused, T = Timely/ Trackable. The acronym which is used today in the best project management books was created in November 1981 in the USA…

Paolo Kukhnavets
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September 28, 2016
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Estimated reading time: 9 minutes
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How Critical Path Method Drives Project Management Success

Effective business outcomes depend on a healthy project lifecycle. Project managers should know what to do at each stage, including the critical path method identification. This project management technique involves mapping out essential or critical tasks necessary to complete projects.  What is the value of determining the critical path in a Gantt chart, and why…

Paolo Kukhnavets
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December 29, 2021
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Estimated reading time: 11 minutes
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