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  • Software review: Simplestimate [2016]

    Software review: Simplestimate [2016]

    General Information Name: Simplestimate Vendor: Switchback Interactive, Inc. Hosting options: Only a web-hosted version is available Basic accounts with 1 user and 2 active estimates are free. A single account costs $10 per month, while a company account with unlimited users costs $35 per month. If you sign up on an annual basis, you get […]

  • Project Management Rebels is now available! (We do mentoring differently).

    Project Management Rebels is now available! (We do mentoring differently).

    Have you ever wondered where your career as a project manager is heading? Or why some people seem to be moving at a rapid pace while others struggle to make it to the top? It can be difficult to get started in project management, especially when you realize that the training program you took didn’t […]

  • Interview with Chuck Pearson CEO of Projecturf

    Interview with Chuck Pearson CEO of Projecturf

    Projecturf was my last week review. Projecturf is a relatively new tool in the project management space, so I spoke to Chuck Pearson, Projecturf’s CEO. He is a man with big dreams and doesn’t like Microsoft Project or Basecamp. Projecturf was launched for the first time in March 2008, but it was already in beta […]

  • How to Use an Action Log & a Free Template

    How to Use an Action Log & a Free Template

    My To Do List is huge. To manage my tasks and those of the project team, I created an action log. It’s possible to do the same and it can make a huge difference. The action register template that I use is very simple. You can find it in my project management resource library. It […]

  • Free Project Status Report Template

    Free Project Status Report Template

    You will know that project sponsors are looking for regular reports if you are involved in any type of project. I have something for you today to make your life easier. This template is a free project status report template. It’s based on one that I use for weekly updates to my manager, team, and […]

  • Interview with Suzanne Doyle-Morris: Female breadwinners

    Interview with Suzanne Doyle-Morris: Female breadwinners

    Dr Suzanne Doyle-MorrisIn 2009 Beyond The Boy’s Club was the book that most affected me. It is a book about career strategies and options for women in male-dominated fields. Although I don’t work within a male-dominated field, I found it to be full of useful advice that I applied (and I’ve been promoted over the […]

  • Complexity in mega IT project

    Complexity in mega IT project

    Laura Aziz says that everyone thinks they are the boss. “Everyone thinks that they are the boss.” Laura Aziz says this as she manages the IT systems for a 7-star hospital in the Middle East. It includes wifi, electronic medical records, and video conferencing. It’s a multiyear, multi-phase project that involves a multi-layer matrix structure […]

  • Book review: Everything is an Project

    Book review: Everything is an Project

    (This post contains affiliate hyperlinks. Please read my full disclosure. In his book, Everything is a Project, Ben Snyder, CEO at Systemation, writes that projects are the way we move our departments forward. He continues: “Projects are how we execute our initiatives in chunks. They make our products more efficient, organise our efforts and transform […]

  • Five ways to increase your team’s creativity

    Five ways to increase your team’s creativity

    (This post contains affiliate hyperlinks. Please read my full disclosure. Innovation is built on creativity. Creativity is what makes your work stand out. Creativity solves problems. It is open to taking risks. It provides better products and services that support the creation of better solutions for customers as well as businesses. It makes work more […]

  • 10 Free Project Management Templates

    10 Free Project Management Templates

    I know you love the free templates for project management. Here are 10 of my most-clicked templates. Enjoy! Templates for project initiation Many people ask me for advice on how to buy a project from another person. So I created an article with a checklist and a free guideline about how to do that. How […]