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How to open an MPP file online without MS Project

Microsoft Project is one of the most popular and widespread project management software. The software allows you to plan projects, assign tasks, manage resources and workflows, create reports, and do many other things. Nevertheless, recent GetApp's surveys showed that almost 60% of project managers are ready to try some new software in 2020. The thing…

Valerie Ulasik
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June 12, 2020
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Estimated reading time: 4 minutes
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Best Microsoft Project Alternatives of 2021 (Free & Paid)

Looking for the best & free MS Project alternatives? Here is the list of more than 35 tools divided into a few categories: best, free, online, Microsoft Project alternatives for Mac, as well as open-source equivalents. Microsoft Project is a powerful PM tool with dozens of useful features. Being in the market since 1984, it…

Andrew Stepanov
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February 5, 2021
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Estimated reading time: 22 minutes
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Project Portfolio Management: an Efficient Way to Reach Your Company’s Strategic Objectives

Do you know that 80% of project management executives don’t know how their projects align with their company’s business strategy? Sometimes companies lose focus on their long-term plans, objectives, and roadmaps. It happens in the clutter of fixing small issues and performing short-term projects. The main issue of the organizational problems is a lack of…

Valerie Ulasik
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June 2, 2020
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Estimated reading time: 5 minutes
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5 Must-Dos for Efficient Resource Allocation Strategy in Uncertain Times

Shifting resources to where they will bring more value is a difficult task, with its recognized importance for company growth. According to the 2016 McKinsey research, 83% of polled executives stated they saw it as a booster for development and delivering higher returns. However, stating importance does not mean that proper resource allocation in project…

Andrew Stepanov
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May 6, 2020
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Estimated reading time: 7 minutes
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How to Work on Multiple Projects with GanttPRO: Project Portfolio and Workload Management

Has your company grown to the scale that your projects get bigger and grow in numbers? That means you need to get and work on consolidated data from more than one project to properly manage tasks, timelines, and resources. This is a strong indication that this moment has come: you need a project portfolio management…

Andrew Stepanov
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May 4, 2020
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Estimated reading time: 5 minutes
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Crisis Management Plan in Practice: 2020 Checklist for Your Business

The first months of 2020 have changed the usual way we used to live our lives. Now, we simply can’t go to a restaurant, meet with friends, visit our parents, and do so many other things. There is even an unusual feeling when you just go outside to buy some food. You know what is…

Andrew Stepanov
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April 22, 2020
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Estimated reading time: 10 minutes
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GanttPRO Achieves High Performer Award in G2’s Spring 2020 Report

GanttPRO online Gantt chart creator again has been recognized by G2 as a top-rated solution in the project management software category. Our tool has been named a High Performer in the Spring 2020 report. According to G2, users are highly satisfied with such tools. However, they are present in the market in the lower volume…

Andrew Stepanov
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April 1, 2020
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Estimated reading time: 2 minutes
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How to Organize Remote Work: Best Management and Collaboration Tools for Teams

The phrase “Remote work” does not sound strangely anymore. It is a trend and even far more than that. For some organizations, it is a booster for business development. The 2019 research by Goremotely states that 61% of business owners said that remote work increased their business’ profit. One of the reasons for that is…

Andrew Stepanov
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June 29, 2021
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Estimated reading time: 7 minutes
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