Project Management

Useful articles about project management. Methodologies, techniques, trends, cases, and tips. Ways to apply Gantt charts and interesting books for every project manager.

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Being a Freelance Project Manager

There are lots of benefits to becoming a freelancer, flexibility and independence being the most prominent ones. Making the decision to become a freelance project manager is something that is personal to each individual and must be looked at from all angles. What are the advantages and disadvantages? Contents: Advantages of being a freelance project…

Stefania Volpe
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June 17, 2021
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Estimated reading time: 6 minutes
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7 Resource Management Tools to Make Allocating Processes Smoother [+Free and Open Source Software]

You can hardly overestimate the need to use resource management tools. According to Wellington's survey (2020), respondents call poor resource administration one of their organization's most significant project management (PM) challenges. It goes third right after attempting to run too many projects and incompetent managers. Meanwhile, almost 60% of managers run two to five projects,…

Valerie Ulasik
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May 31, 2021
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Estimated reading time: 8 minutes
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How to Allocate Resources: Methods that Help Achieve Your Business Goals

If you work with projects, you most likely know how resource management is significant regardless of professional area. Wellington's research (2019) said that 60% of project professionals name poor resource allocation as a fundamental problem in project management (PM).  How to allocate resources appropriately to facilitate the workflow and make it maximally convenient? You will…

Valerie Ulasik
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May 17, 2021
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Estimated reading time: 6 minutes
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Everything You Should Know about Resource Allocation in Project Management

One of the essential components of an effective project management (PM) process is resource allocation. According to Wellington's research (2019), it is the second largest project management challenge among surveyed organizations. Assigning the right resources to the proper projects isn't as easy as you can think. The process requires preliminary preparation, specific knowledge, and experience.…

Valerie Ulasik
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May 13, 2021
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Estimated reading time: 7 minutes
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5 Leadership Practices a Remote Project Manager Needs to Master

The world will never be the same for project managers. For example, the IT company I work in decided we'll stay remote even after the pandemics. So, here's something we can both agree on… All project managers need to master new leadership practices for remote and online work. I believe leadership is one of the…

Dmitriy Nizhebetskiy
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May 4, 2021
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Estimated reading time: 12 minutes
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How to Become a Project Manager without Experience

The Project Manager is the link between the customer and the client or the team and stakeholders. The specific list of competencies depends on the industry, organization, types of projects, and even types of teams. However, one thing is invariable – a project manager provides work efficiency. If you are punctual, think analytically, know how…

Connie Benton
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April 15, 2021
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Estimated reading time: 6 minutes
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Top 7 Tools to Manage Your Content Marketing Projects in 2021

You’re probably tired of constantly hearing the saying “Content is king.” But many people believe that in order to have a successful business, you must have an online presence and deliver content regularly, either on social media or on your website. And they aren’t entirely wrong. Just to put things into perspective, studies show that…

Ovi Negrean
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March 4, 2021
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Estimated reading time: 8 minutes
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Top 10 JIRA Alternatives for Agile Project Management in 2021 [+Free and Open Source Tools]

It is not a secret that JIRA is one of the most popular project management tools worldwide. Currently, it takes almost 37% of the whole PM software market.  According to Atlassian (the Australian company that created the platform), JIRA is used in more than 120 countries with 75,000+ purchasers. The software is suitable for both…

Valerie Ulasik
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February 11, 2021
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Estimated reading time: 13 minutes
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