Teamdeck: Software Review [2018]

Girl's Guide to PM

Cost: Free 14-day trial, then the Startup plan is free but limited to 6 members without basic resources (which are people who don’t need software access but you do want to be able to allocate them on resource calendars). This article was sponsored by Teamdeck but all opinions are my own. Software houses delivering products or customising products for a client. These let you add extra information about the people you need to allocate, so you could use: Software experience.

2018 133

How To Categorise Data in Project Management Software

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, How To Categorise Data in Project Management Software , first appeared on Girl's Guide to Project Management. I struggle with this in the accounting software I use for my business. Better Documents How To Guides Software This article contains affiliate links

Software Review: Vizzlo [2016]

Girl's Guide to PM

How Software Reviews Happen. This is how the software review process normally goes for me. Software company: We’ve got a really cool product we’d like you to review. Software company: So will you review it? Software Review: iMindQ 4.1 Software

2016 215

Next Generation Project Management Software

Girl's Guide to PM

The project and portfolio management (PPM) software market is changing. In this article we look at emerging software in the PPM space and discuss how its selection and implementation needs to be done in line with an overarching digital strategy. Digitalization and Collaboration.

GirlsGuideToPM: My Top 10 Articles of All Time

Girl's Guide to PM

I thought it was time to look back and see what the stand-out articles were over the years. Here are the top 10 articles year by year. One of this year’s most-read articles was 5 Project Management Apps You’ve Never Heard Of.

2016 265

A guide to the best resource scheduling tools and resource management software

The Digital Project Manager

Posted in Articles Tools. The post A guide to the best resource scheduling tools and resource management software appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Articles ToolsGetting buy-in for agency resource scheduling tools or a resource management tool for your team or studio can be a hard sell. After all, do you really need it?

2016 199

Software Review: BusiBI Project Manager 2016 v5.7

Girl's Guide to PM

You'll also like: Software Review: Project Viewer for Primavera [2016] This article was updated with minor amends on 27 March 2016. Software review: Simplestimate [2016] Find out more about how to make estimating simple with this software review of Simplestimate.

2016 168

Software Cost Accounting

Herding Cats

But in the software development world, the domains of IT, there are two other colors of money. There are two types of software that are developed for a business: 1) internal-use software, and 2) software developed to be sold, leased or marketed (“software to be sold”).

2018 68

AlchemyWorks: Software Review [2018]

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, AlchemyWorks: Software Review [2018] , first appeared on Girl's Guide to Project Management. This article was sponsored by AlchemyWorks but all opinions are my own. The website lists Gantt charts as one of the features of the tool, but from what I could tell during my software review, you can’t edit in Gantt mode – it’s just a way of displaying task information that has been added elsewhere. Software

2018 51

A PM’s Guide to Agile Software Development

Project Bliss

Everybody’s talking about agile software development these days: project managers, software developers, IT directors, small startups and big corporations. What is Agile Software Development? Agile teams prioritize collaboration, adaptability and working software.

Agile 173

The Best Damn Project Management Software

Brad Egeland

There, now that I have your attention, let's talk software and projects. What do you use for your project software? Read the full article ​ Is not going to save your project. One tool? Many tools? Open source? Homegrown? Expensive? Site license? Per-user license?

2018 65

Project Management software


The market for project management software is rapidly expanding. It seems “work management software” is a better name than project management software for some of these applications. Why do we need project management software? Work management software. >>

Software Review: iMindQ 4.1 Online and Windows [2016]

Girl's Guide to PM

It’s going to be a useful addition to your set of project management software tools and you can get started for free with the web version to see if you like it. You'll also like: Software Review: Project Viewer for Primavera [2016] This article was updated with minor amends on 27 March 2016.

2016 155

Best project management software


What is the best project management software for your team and your project? The short answer is no, depending on industry, team size, project complexity, team’s experience and team size the requirements for project management software change. What is our budget for PM software?

Task Management Software


Good task management software is a great tool to plan a project from the high-level concept ideas to the small tasks needed to complete the project. In fact, the most basic and yet the most important element of a project management software is its task management features.

The 30 Most Popular Project Management Articles from 2017


We scoured the top online publications to find the 30 most widely read and shared project management articles. These three articles share some of the best practices and how-to articles to help your business reduce risks and avoid costly mistakes. Software and Tools.

2017 61

7 Productivity Tools for Teams That You’ve Never Heard Of

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, 7 Productivity Tools for Teams That You’ve Never Heard Of , first appeared on Girl's Guide to PM. Read more great articles about project management at Girl's Guide to PM - Project Management Skills Made Easy. Software This article contains affiliate links

2017 219

Upcoming Monthly Articles on Top Project Management Tools and Services to Try

Brad Egeland

Starting in March 2018 – so right now - if you are a vendor with a great project management software or service that you want the world to know about, then you are in luck. What kind of software and services am I looking for?

2018 72

Online Collaboration Software


Online collaboration software is gaining wide acceptance. The collaboration market is one of the fastest growing markets in the software industry. Elements of good online collaboration software. A good online collaboration software creates an effective virtual office.

Basis of Estimating Software Development

Herding Cats

The estimating of software development is both straightforward and complex. Here are some resources that will provide guidance to produce credible software development estimates, in both traditional and agile domains. Software Sizing, Estimation, and Risk Management: When Performance is Measured Performance Improves , Daniel Galaorath and Michael Evans , Auerbach, 2006. Software Sizing and Estimating: Mk II FPA , Charles Symons, John Wiley & Sons, 1991.

5 Ways to Track and Measure Employee Performance

The Digital Project Manager

Every organization must make use of the right employee evaluation software or system so they can continuously and effectively monitor and assess the productivity as well as the value of each of their employees. Articles employee evaluation software employee performance measurement

Software Economics

Herding Cats

Here's some thoughts on the economics of software development using other people's money, after 3 weeks of working a proposal for a major software intensive system of systems using Agile. If they do, they may consider looking for someone who knows the difference between willful ignorance of how to estimate software development and someone who can provide that information needed to stay in business. Related articles. Economics of Software Development.

Why We’re Not Afraid to Write Generic SEO Articles


Make note that this reasoning is going to appear more than once in this article. You don’t need to go through the entire blog to see what kind of articles are published. We know our market well enough to know what kind of visitors are going to spend money on our software.

All Software Projects are Non-Deterministic

Herding Cats

Related articles. Here's a time series from one of the advocates of #Noestimates showing the number of stickies processed on a weekly basis. This chart is used to conjecture that decisions can be made using emperical data from the past.

2018 68

The Best Time Tracking Software of 2018

Paymo App

If you’re here, it means that you’re looking for time tracking software that you will use yourself or with your team. Paymo is a project management and time tracking software that supports management professionals and freelancers deliver projects throughout their whole lifecycle.

2018 72

Embracing Uncertainty in Software Projects


In over 20 years of working in the software industry, the only thing I am certain about is uncertainty. Due to these ever changing factors, software projects are full of uncertainty. How to Embrace Uncertainty in Software Projects. How long will it take?

Economics of Software Development

Herding Cats

For example, about which software to buy, which Features in the development backlog should be implemented next, what prices to charge for products and services. Software development is an exercise in microeconomics, since it deals with limited resources - time, cost, and what value is produced in exchange for the time and money. Here are three starting resources for Software Economics: Software Engineering Economics , Barry Boehm. Related articles.

How To Make 2018 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, How To Make 2018 A Successful Year for Your Projects , first appeared on Girl's Guide to Project Management. These past few years have seen an incredible evolution in the way software is built. Be Productive Expert Views This article contains affiliate links

2018 242

10 GDPR Questions to Ask Before Starting a New Project

Girl's Guide to PM

In this article I’ll look at 10 questions managers should ask themselves before starting a new project. You should know that I’m not a lawyer and this article does not in any way constitute legal advice or business advice. The simplest example is if your business builds new software.

2018 164

5 Ways Cloud-Based Project Management Software Saves Save Time and Money


By 2019, more than 30 percent of the 100 largest vendors’ new software investments will have shifted from cloud-first to cloud-only.” Larger organizations are now learning what early adopters have known for years: cloud-based software can help you save time and money.

2019 82

Software Development Process Improvement Opportunities

Herding Cats

Related articles. When we hear about all the suggested ways to improve the effectiveness of our development effort, if we're to going work on improvements, let's go where the REAL money is. . Here's the IT budget for the Federal Government.

8 Free and Low Cost PM Resources

Girl's Guide to PM

Many software vendors have free ebooks full of useful advice like this one , this one and these. Check out my past archive of articles and reviews of different training courses. Be Productive Project Management Templates This article contains affiliate links

2018 173

5 Project management workflow scenarios solved by Hub Planner

The Digital Project Manager

Posted in Articles General. Hub Planner takes a deep dive into 5 of the most common workflow scenarios you may find yourself facing as a project manager, and highlights how these are solved using their fantastic scheduling software. Articles GeneralThe modern project manager is faced with many challenges, some of which are tedious to solve and inefficient in practice. Hub Planners approach is to tackle these scenarios head on and provide a time-saving solution.

2016 200

5 Considerations for Managing a Project Portfolio

Girl's Guide to PM

This article by Jaime Capitel of ITM Platform reviews 5 key considerations and knowledge areas under which the main criteria for managing a project portfolio can be grouped. Better Documents Expert Views This article contains affiliate links

2017 200

The Economics of Decision Making on Software Projects

Herding Cats

The classic paper “ Software Engineering Economics,” Barry Boehm, IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering , Vol SE-10(1), 1984, pp. For software development, there are many decisions to be made. Related articles.

Using Quizzes In Project Communications

Girl's Guide to PM

I haven’t been compensated for this article, but I did receive a licence to test out Interact Quiz Builder. But what if your email software doesn’t have voting buttons? A couple of years ago I ran a quiz on a large software project.

2018 153

Risk Management for Agile Software Development Projects

Herding Cats

Agile software development is a software development process. Related articles. It is popular to state that Agile IS Risk Management - but that is not correct. Risk Management is a process as well. The two - agile and risk management - are well suited for each other. But Agile alone is not Risk Management. First some principles: All risk comes from uncertainty. Uncertainty comes in two flavors: Reducible - Epistemic uncertainty. Irreducible - Aleatory uncertainty.

Risk 55

Your Crash Course on PPM Software

There is no magic cure to fix these issues overnight, but there is somewhat a solution to make jobs easier and create balance in the system: these are the PPM Software. What You Need to Know About PPM Software. Project Portfolio Management (PPM) software warrants managers in charge to deal with advanced project endeavors easier. Additionally, PPM software enables teams or staff to collaborate or share ideas, as well as create comprehensively organized schedules.

5 Easy Ways to Keep Tasks Out of Your Inbox

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, 5 Easy Ways to Keep Tasks Out of Your Inbox , first appeared on Girl's Guide to Project Management. Thanks to Sendtask for sponsoring this article on email management tips! This article was sponsored by Sendtask, but all opinions are my own.

2018 159

Why Project Management Software Is Like Joining A Health Club


Most organizations turn to project management software when current processes aren’t working well, and a change is needed to dramatically improve organizational effectiveness. Here are simple lessons I’ve learned over the past fifteen years of starting and running a successful software company (and being an active health club member!). But rather, you’ve already been experiencing pain that is driving your search for project management software.

2018 40